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Title 16Chapter IISubchapter B → Part 1460

Title 16: Commercial Practices


§1460.1   Scope and application.
§1460.2   Definition.
§1460.3   Requirements for child-resistance for closures on portable gasoline containers.

Authority: Sec. 2, Pub. L. 110-278, 122 Stat. 2602.

Source: 80 FR 16963, Mar. 31, 2015, unless otherwise noted.

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§1460.1   Scope and application.

In accordance with the Children's Gasoline Burn Prevention Act, portable gasoline containers must comply with the requirements specified in §1460.3, which are considered to be a consumer product safety rule.

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§1460.2   Definition.

Portable gasoline container means any portable gasoline container intended for use by consumers.

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§1460.3   Requirements for child-resistance for closures on portable gasoline containers.

Each portable gasoline container manufactured on or after January 12, 2018 for sale in the United States shall conform to the child-resistance requirements for closures on portable gasoline containers specified in sections 2 through 6 of ASTM F2517-17 (including Appendices X1, X3, and X4), Standard Specification for Determination of Child Resistance of Portable Fuel Containers for Consumer Use, approved on October 1, 2017. The Director of the Federal Register approves the incorporation by reference listed in this section in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. You may obtain a copy of these ASTM standards from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, PO Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428-2959 USA; telephone: 610-832-9585; http://www.astm.org/. You may inspect copies at the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, telephone 301-504-7923, or at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). For information on the availability of this material at NARA, call 202-741-6030, or go to: www.archives.gov/federal-register/cfr/ibr-locations.html.

[82 FR 58730, Dec. 14, 2017]

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