DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Thursday October 18th, 2018


Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

FR 83   49 CFR Parts 172 and 175    52878-52900

Notification of the Pilot-in-Command and Response

to Air Related Petitions for Rulemaking

SUMMARY: PHMSA, in consultation with

the Federal Aviation Administration,

issues this final rule to align the U.S.

Hazardous Materials Regulations with

current international standards for the

air transportation of hazardous

materials. These amendments revise

certain special provisions, packaging

requirements, information to the pilotin-

command requirements, and

exceptions for passengers and

crewmembers. In addition to facilitating

harmonization with international

standards, several of the amendments in

this rule are responsive to petitions for

rulemaking submitted by the regulated



Effective date: This rule is effective

October 18, 2018.

Delayed compliance date: Unless

otherwise specified, compliance with

the amendments adopted in this final

rule is required beginning October 18,