49 CFR 109.5 - Opening of packages.

§ 109.5 Opening of packages.
(a) When an agent has an objectively reasonable and articulable belief that a package offered for or in transportation in commerce may contain a hazardous material and that such a package does not otherwise comply with this chapter, the agent may—
(1) Stop movement of the package in transportation and gather information from any person to learn the nature and contents of the package;
(2) Open any overpack, outer packaging, or other component of the package that is not immediately adjacent to the hazardous materials contained in the package and examine the inner packaging(s) or packaging components.

Title 49 published on 2014-10-01

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