49 CFR 178.338-7 - Openings.

§ 178.338-7 Openings.

(a) The inlet to the liquid product discharge opening of each tank intended for flammable ladings must be at the bottom centerline of the tank.

(b) If the leakage of a single valve, except a pressure relief valve, pressure control valve, full trycock or gas phase manual vent valve, would permit loss of flammable material, an additional closure that is leak tight at the tank design pressure must be provided outboard of such valve.

[Amdt. 178-77, 48 FR 27704, June 16, 1983]

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Title 49 published on 19-May-2018 04:47

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR Part 178 after this date.

  • 2018-03-29; vol. 83 # 61 - Thursday, March 29, 2018
    1. 83 FR 13464 - Request for Information on Regulatory Challenges to Safely Transporting Hazardous Materials by Surface Modes in an Automated Vehicle Environment; Correction
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Request for information; correction.
      Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 7, 2018. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable.
      49 CFR Parts 107, 171, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 179, and 180