Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Notice of Reinstatement and Extension of Enforcement Policy Regarding Hand Sanitizers | site |


(Information contained in Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [PHMSA] press release dated: December 7, 2020)

As the COVID-19 public health emergency continues, PHMSA is reinstating and extending the Notice of Enforcement Discretion to offerors and carriers who offer or transport hand sanitizers manufactured and packaged prior to October 31, 2020, and in accordance with the previous Notices of Enforcement Discretion.

As a result, PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or transports hand sanitizers manufactured and packaged prior to October 31, 2020, and in accordance with the April 10, 2020 Notice of Enforcement Discretion and June 24, 2020 Extension of that Notice. The extended enforcement discretion will continue through March 31, 2021. See the Reinstatement and Extension of Enforcement Discretion for the Transport of Hand Sanitizers for more details.