Standards & Rulemaking

Petitions for Rulemaking

About Petitions for Rulemaking

The table below lists open petitions for rulemaking that PHMSA has received requesting amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (49 CFR Parts 171-180).  The Petition Number (e.g., P-0001), the Docket ID, and the Name of Petitioner are listed, and the links provided to allow for access and participation to those specific petitions. is your source for information on the development of Federal regulations and other related documents issued by the U.S. government. Through the site, you can find, read, and comment on regulatory issues that are important to you.  Finally, you can also access previously closed petitions on the site, by entering the appropriate Docket ID in the “Search for Dockets” page.

Petition Number Docket ID Name of Petitioner
P-1487 PHMSA-2006-26159 United Parcel Service
P-1562 PHMSA-2010-0207 American Trucking Associations
P-1566 PHMSA-2010-0225 American Coatings Association
P-1582 PHMSA-2011-0135 Water Systems Council
P-1592 PHMSA-2012-0173 Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA)
P-1596 PHMSA-2012-0200 Chemically Speaking, LLC
P-1606 PHMSA-2012-0296 Council on the Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles, Inc. (COSTHA)
P-1615 PHMSA-2013-0022 Walker Holdings Group
P-1618 PHMSA-2013-0100 Reusable Industry Packaging Association (RIPA)
P-1619 PHMSA-2013-0145 The Chlorine Institute
P-1620 PHMSA-2013-0190 LabelMaster Services
P-1621 PHMSA-2013-0194 The Council on Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles, Inc. (COSTHA)
P-1622 PHMSA-2013-0201 Worthington Cylinders Corporation
P-1624 PHMSA-2013-0246 Horizon Lines
P-1625 PHMSA-2013-0251 HAZMATPAC Certified Packaging
P-1626 PHMSA-2013-0265 Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA)
P-1628 PHMSA-2013-0278 Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA)
P-1629 PHMSA-2014-0012 Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA)
P-1634 PHMSA-2014-0050 3M Center
P-1636 PHMSA-2014-0088 The Chlorine Institute
P-1637 PHMSA-2014-0094 Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC)
P-1638 PHMSA-2014-0113 LabelMaster
P-1639 PHMSA-2014-0114 Horizon Lines
P-1640 PHMSA-2014-0128 Association of HAZMAT Shippers
P-1641 PHMSA-2014-0133 Compressed Gas Association, Inc. (CGA)
P-1644 PHMSA-2015-0001 HAZMAT Resources
P-1645 PHMSA-2015-0006 Labelmaster Services
P-1646 PHMSA-2015-0041 Association of American Railroads
P-1647 PHMSA-2015-0091 Walker Holdings Group
P-1648 PHMSA-2015-0095 Trinity Containers
P-1649 PHMSA-2015-0107 Phillips Healthcare
P-1650 PHMSA-2015-0108 Labelmaster Services
P-1651 PHMSA-2015-0120 Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board
P-1655 PHMSA-2015-0129 Dangerous Goods Trainers Association
P-1656 PHMSA-2015-0130 Norris Cylinder
P-1567 PHMSA-2015-0141 Compressed Gas Association (CGA)
P-1658 PHMSA-2015-0142 Steris
P-1659 PHMSA-2015-0171 Council on the Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA)
P-1660 PHMSA-2015-0170 LabelMaster
P-1662 PHMSA-2015-0175 Rigid Intermediate Bulk Container Association of North America
P-1663 PHMSA-2015-0189 Council on the Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles (COSTHA)
P-1664 PHMSA-2015-0190 Chemours
P-1666 PHMSA-2015-0208 William J. Briner
P-1667 PHMSA-2015-0218 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)
P-1668 PHMSA-2015-0251 American Trucking Associations (ATA)
P-1669 PHMSA-2015-0253 State of New York
P-1670 PHMSA-2015-0280 Reusable Industry Packaging Association (RIPA)
P-1671 PHMSA-2015-0281 Labelmaster Services
P-1672 PHMSA-2016-0003 Labelmaster Services
P-1673 PHMSA-2016-0037 American Association of Railroads (AAR)
P-1674 PHMSA-2016-0038 Shell Chemicals