49 CFR 173.53 - Provisions for using old classifications of explosives.

§ 173.53 Provisions for using old classifications of explosives.
Where the classification system in effect prior to January 1, 1991, is referenced in State or local laws, ordinances or regulations not pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials, the following table may be used to compare old and new hazard class names:
Current classification Class name prior to Jan. 1, 1991
Division 1.1 Class A explosives.
Division 1.2 Class A or Class B explosives.
Division 1 3 Class B explosive.
Division 1.4 Class C explosives.
Division 1.5 Blasting agents.
Division 1.6 No applicable hazard class.
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§ 173.53 Provisions for using old classifications of explosives.

Where the classification system in effect prior to January 1, 1991, is referenced in State or local laws, ordinances or regulations not pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials, the following table may be used to compare old and new hazard class names:

Current classification Class name prior to Jan. 1, 1991
Division 1.1 Class A explosives.
Division 1.2 Class A or Class B explosives.
Division 1 3 Class B explosive.
Division 1.4 Class C explosives.
Division 1.5 Blasting agents.
Division 1.6 No applicable hazard class.

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Title 49 published on 2015-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 173 after this date.

  • 2015-11-23; vol. 80 # 225 - Monday, November 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 72914 - Hazardous Materials: Editorial Corrections and Clarifications (RRR)
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective December 23, 2015.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178 and 180