49 CFR 173.307 - Exceptions for compressed gases.

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§ 173.307 Exceptions for compressed gases.
(a) The following materials are not subject to the requirements of this subchapter:
(1) Carbonated beverages.
(2) Tires when inflated to pressures not greater than their rated inflation pressures. For transportation by air, tires and tire assemblies must meet the conditions in § 175.8(b)(4) of this subchapter.
(3) Balls used for sports.
(4) Refrigerating machines, including dehumidifiers and air conditioners, and components thereof, such as precharged tubing containing:
(i) 12 kg (25 pounds) or less of a non-flammable, non-toxic gas;
(ii) 12 L (3 gallons) or less of ammonia solution (UN2672);
(iii) Except when offered or transported by air, 12 kg (25 pounds) or less of a flammable, non-toxic gas;
(iv) Except when offered or transported by air or vessel, 20 kg (44 pounds) or less of a Group A1 refrigerant specified in ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 15 (IBR, see § 171.7 of this subchapter); or
(v) 100 g (4 ounces) or less of a flammable, non-toxic liquefied gas.
(5) Manufactured articles or apparatuses, each containing not more than 100 mg (0.0035 ounce) of inert gas and packaged so that the quantity of inert gas per package does not exceed 1 g (0.35 ounce).
(6) Light bulbs, provided they are packaged so that the projectile effects of any rupture of the bulb will be contained within the package.
(b) [Reserved]
[Amdt. 173-94, 41 FR 16081, Apr. 15, 1976, as amended by Amdt. 173-135, 45 FR 13090, Feb. 28, 1980; 65 FR 50462, Aug. 18, 2000; 68 FR 45038, July 31, 2003; 68 FR 75745, Dec. 31, 2003; 69 FR 76174, Dec. 20, 2004; 71 FR 14604, Mar. 22, 2006; 74 FR 2266, Jan. 14, 2009; 76 FR 3380, Jan. 19, 2011]

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  • 2014-09-24; vol. 79 # 185 - Wednesday, September 24, 2014
    1. 79 FR 56988 - Clarification on Fireworks Policy Regarding Display Aerial Shells With Attachments
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Clarification.
      September 24, 2014.
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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2014-09-25; vol. 79 # 186 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
    1. 79 FR 57494 - Hazardous Materials: Reverse Logistics (RRR).
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Notice of proposed rulemaking. Extension of comment period.
      The comment period for the NPRM published August 11, 2014, at 79 FR 46748, is extended from October 10, 2014, until November 10, 2014. To the extent possible, PHMSA will consider late-filed comments.
      49 CFR Parts 171 and 173