49 CFR 180.411 - Acceptable results of tests and inspections.

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§ 180.411 Acceptable results of tests and inspections.
(a) Corroded or abraded areas. The minimum thickness may not be less than that prescribed in the applicable specification.
(b) Dents, cuts, digs and gouges. For evaluation procedures, see CGA C-6 (IBR, see § 171.7 of this subchapter).
(1) For dents at welds or that include a weld, the maximum allowable depth is 1/2 inch. For dents away from welds, the maximum allowable depth is 1/10 of the greatest dimension of the dent, but in no case may the depth exceed one inch.
(2) The minimum thickness remaining beneath a cut, dig, or gouge may not be less than that prescribed in the applicable specification.
(c) Weld or structural defects. Any cargo tank with a weld defect such as a crack, pinhole, or incomplete fusion, or a structural defect must be taken out of hazardous materials service until repaired.
(d) Leakage. All sources of leakage must be properly repaired prior to returning a tank to hazardous materials service.
(e) Relief valves. Any pressure relief valve that fails to open and reclose at the prescribed pressure must be repaired or replaced.
(f) Liner integrity. Any defect shown by the test must be properly repaired.
(g) Pressure test. Any tank that fails to meet the acceptance criteria found in the individual specification that applies must be properly repaired.
[Amdt. 180-2, 54 FR 25032, June 12, 1989, as amended at 68 FR 75764, Dec. 31, 2003]

Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

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  • 2013-10-02; vol. 78 # 191 - Wednesday, October 2, 2013
    1. 78 FR 60745 - Hazardous Materials: Minor Editorial Corrections and Clarifications (RRR)
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective date: October 1, 2013. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule was approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of January 7, 2013.
      49 CFR Parts 107, 130, 171, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 179, and 180

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 180 after this date.

  • 2014-03-14; vol. 79 # 50 - Friday, March 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 14465 - Hazardous Materials: Adoption of ASME Code Section XII and the National Board Inspection Code
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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 in the Federal Register on December 30, 2013 (78 FR 79363) is extended until April 30, 2014. To the extent possible, PHMSA will consider late-filed comments.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 173, 178, and 180