Future U.S. Hazmat Compliance Dates

January 1, 2019 Compliance with new specifications for label inner borders (size and distances) is required. Previous compliance date was January 1, 2017. 49 CFR 172.407(c)
January 1, 2019 New lithium battery marking required. Old marking and additional document may no longer be used. 49 CFR 173.185(c)
January 1, 2019 Dissolved acetylene cylinders must be requalified in accordance with ISO 10462:2013(E). 49 CFR 180.207(d)
January 1, 2019 New Class 9 lithium battery label required. 49 CFR 172.447(c) and Special Provision 422
January 2, 2019 Four polymerizing substances n.o.s. entries in the Hazmat Table (added by HM-215N) may no longer be used. 49 CFR 172.102
Special Provision 421
January 2, 2019 Special Provision 387 for materials requiring stabilization may no longer be used. 49 CFR 172.102
Special Provision 387
January 2, 2019 Current SAPT & SADT material requirements in 173.21(f) Intro text & (f)(1) are no longer effective. 49 CFR 173.21(f)(1)
January 2, 2019 New SAPT & SADT material requirements in 173.21(f) Intro text & (f)(1) are effective. Federal Register
March 30, 2017
Instruction 22
January 1, 2021 Old ORM-D marking may no longer be used; limited quantity marking must be used. 49 CFR 172.316(a)
January 1, 2021 Cylinders, tubes, and UN receptacles must conform to various ISO Standards. 49 CFR 173.301b,
49 CFR 173.303,
49 CFR 178.71