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Industry Alert for Fireworks Shippers, Distributors, and Carriers

This PHMSA Safety Alert describes how to transport consumer fireworks safely and in compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR).

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Effective Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Issued Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015