49 CFR 179.2 - Definitions and abbreviations.

§ 179.2 Definitions and abbreviations.

(a) The following apply in part 179:

(1)AAR means Association of American Railroads.

(2)Approved means approval by the AAR Tank Car Committee.

(3)ASTM means American Society for Testing and Materials.

(4) [Reserved]

(5) Definitions in part 173 of this chapter also apply.

(6)F means degrees Fahrenheit.

(7)NGT means National Gas Taper Threads.

(8)NPT means an American Standard Taper Pipe Thread conforming to the requirements of NBS Handbook H-28 (IBR, see § 171.7 of this subchapter).

(9) [Reserved]

(10)Tank car facility means an entity that manufactures, repairs, inspects, tests, qualifies, or maintains a tank car to ensure that the tank car conforms to this part and subpart F of part 180 of this subchapter, that alters the certificate of construction of the tank car, that ensures the continuing qualification of a tank car by performing a function prescribed in parts 179 or 180 of this subchapter, or that makes any representation indicating compliance with one or more of the requirements of parts 179 or 180 of this subchapter.

(11)Tanks means tank car tanks.

(b) [Reserved]

[ 29 FR 18995, Dec. 20, 1964. Redesignated at 32 FR 5606, Apr. 5, 1967, and amended by Amdt. 179-10, 36 FR 21344, Nov. 6, 1971; Amdt. 179-50, 60 FR 49076, Sept. 21, 1995; Amdt. 179-50, 61 FR 33255, June 26, 1996; 63 FR 52850, Oct. 1, 1998; 66 FR 45186, 45390, Aug. 28, 2001; 68 fR 75759, Dec. 31, 2003]

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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 179 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
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