Q. Hazardous Materials Contacts


Hazardous Materials Regulations & Contacts

You will need to speak directly with the Hazardous Materials Outreach of the PHMSA.  You can find the contact information through the web page at:  http://www.phmsa.dot.gov/about/contact

For questions regarding hazardous materials, cylinders, scuba tanks, etc., please contact the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (HAZMAT). Contact information is as follows:

E-mail: infocntr@dot.gov
The toll-free phone number (in the U.S.): 1-800-HMR-4922 (1-800-467-4922)
The toll number, for Washington DC and/or foreign residents: 202-366-4488.
The hotline operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST).

To contact HAZMAT Regional offices, please click here.

For *IMMEDIATE EMERGENCY* notification of Hazardous Materials Incidents, please call the National Response Center (NRC):
800-424-8802 (toll-free)
202-267-2675 (toll)

To access HAZMAT regulations and interpretations, please see 49 CFR 171-185.

For questions concerning standards for CNG tanks/cylinders, please contact Luis Figueroa in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance at Luis.Figueroa@dot.gov or (202) 366-5298.

  • Last Updated Sep 21, 2016
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  • Answered By David Martin

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