Friday November 30th, 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY Safe Management of Recalled Airbags FR 83 61552-61563 40 CFR Parts 260, 261 and 262 Interim Final Rule
SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is issuing this interim final rule in response to the urgent public health issue posed by recalled Takata airbag inflators still installed in vehicles. With this rule, EPA is facilitating a more expedited removal of defective Takata airbag inflators from vehicles by dealerships, salvage yards and other locations for safe and environmentally sound disposal by exempting the collection of airbag waste from hazardous waste requirements so long as certain conditions are met. The Agency is also seeking comment on this interim final rule.
DATES: This interim final rule is effective on November 30, 2018. Comments must be received on or before January 29, 2019. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), comments on the information collection provisions must be received on or before January 29, 2019.