On April 14, 2023 (88 FR 23140), the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a Notice in the Federal Register (FR) to: (1) solicit information pertaining to how the potential use of recycled plastic resins in the manufacturing of specification packagings may affect hazardous materials transportation safety; (2) ensure transparency of its current policy pertaining to the use of recycled plastics in the manufacturing of specification packagings; (3) seek input on this policy to better inform potential regulatory changes; and (4) gather information for the evaluation of future approval requests and to better inform decisions pertaining to potential regulatory revisions and other related work. Interested parties are invited to submit comments on or before July 13, 2023. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent possible.
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PHMSA 04-14-2023 notice comment on Recycled Plastics