Q. How do I get Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) approval?
View the Approvals webpage provided by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)
Phone: (202) 366-398
View the webpage provided by the Approvals and Permits Division of PHMSA who issue Special Permits and Approvals
Phone Pressure Vessel and Cylinder: (202) 366-4512
Phone Special Permits: (202) 366-4535
Phone Energetic Materials (202) 366-3987
What do Special Permits do?
- Allow for alternative requirements or variances from the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)
- Permits and approvals must maintain safety levels at least equal to those required under Federal hazmat law
- If a required safety level does not exist, safety levels must be consistent with the public interest
- Permits and approvals are written consent from the Associate Administrator of PHMSA
Questions? Contact the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety Approvals and Permits Division