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Interpretation Response #07-0086

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Interpretation Response Details

Response Publish Date: 05-16-2007
Company Name: Air Products and Chemicals, Inc    Individual Name: Ms. Susan K. Leith
Location state: PA    Country: US

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Response text:

May 16, 2007


Ms. Susan K. Leith                 Reference No. 07-0086
Dangerous Goods Compliance Specialist
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.
7201 Hamilton Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18195-1501

Dear Ms. Leith:

This is in response to your April 9, 2007 letter requesting clarification of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR: 49 CFR Parts 171-180) applicable to security plans. Specifically, you ask if the provision in § 172.802(b) for security plans to be written may be satisfied by posting the security plan on your company’s intranet, which is accessible to your facilities and readily printed if necessary.

The answer is yes. A security plan posted on a company’s intranet that is accessible to company employees and readily printed if necessary would be in compliance with the provisions in § 172.802(b).

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact this office.



Hattie L. Mitchell
Chief, Regulatory Review and Reinvention
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards

172.802 (b)

Regulation Sections

Section Subject
§ 172.802 Components of a security plan