Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration April 11, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Hazardous Materials: Transportation of Lithium Batteries
Document Number: 2012-8550
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-04-11
Agency: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
In this document, PHMSA is seeking comment on the impact of changes to the requirements for the air transport of lithium cells and batteries that have been adopted into the 2013-2014 International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Technical Instructions). PHMSA is considering whether to harmonize with these requirements and is publishing this notice to allow interested persons an opportunity to supplement comments to our January 11, 2010, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).