PHMSA is developing a national policy regarding safety devices (UN0503 and UN3268). PHMSA has continued to see advancements in technologies for articles containing hazardous materials that have been submitted to PHMSA requesting an approval or special permit to transport as safety devices (UN0503 and UN3268). PHMSA is requesting information or data from stakeholders regarding the classification, testing, and conditions for transportation of these devices requesting an approval to be classified as safety devices.
PHMSA is developing a national policy to ensure consistent decisions regarding what devices and uses are eligible for these classifications and potentially the provisions and conditions for transportation.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 10, 2020.
Federal Register Notice >> https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-06-09/pdf/2020-12452.pdf