40 CFR 68.48 - Safety information.

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§ 68.48 Safety information.
Link to an amendment published at 82 FR 4697, Jan. 13, 2017.
This amendment was delayed until Mar. 17, 2017, at 82 FR 8499, Jan. 26, 2017.
This amendment was further delayed until June 19, 2017, at 82 FR 13968, Mar. 16, 2017.

(a) The owner or operator shall compile and maintain the following up-to-date safety information related to the regulated substances, processes, and equipment:

(1) Material Safety Data Sheets that meet the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1200(g);

(2) Maximum intended inventory of equipment in which the regulated substances are stored or processed;

(3) Safe upper and lower temperatures, pressures, flows, and compositions;

(4) Equipment specifications; and

(5) Codes and standards used to design, build, and operate the process.

(b) The owner or operator shall ensure that the process is designed in compliance with recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices. Compliance with Federal or state regulations that address industry-specific safe design or with industry-specific design codes and standards may be used to demonstrate compliance with this paragraph.

(c) The owner or operator shall update the safety information if a major change occurs that makes the information inaccurate.

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Title 40 published on 2015-08-22

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 40 CFR Part 68 after this date.

  • 2017-04-03; vol. 82 # 62 - Monday, April 3, 2017
    1. 82 FR 16146 - Accidental Release Prevention Requirements: Risk Management Programs Under the Clean Air Act; Further Delay of Effective Date
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      ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
      Proposed rule.
        Comments. Written comments must be received by May 19, 2017. Public Hearing. The EPA will hold a public hearing on this proposed rule on April 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
      40 CFR Part 68
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