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Chapter 579

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  579.095.  Possession of anhydrous ammonia — penalty. — 1.  A person commits the offense of possession of anhydrous ammonia in a nonapproved container if he or she possesses any quantity of anhydrous ammonia in a cylinder or other portable container that was not designed, fabricated, tested, constructed, marked and placarded in accordance with the United States Department of Transportation Hazardous Materials regulations contained in CFR 49 Parts 100 to 185, revised as of October 1, 2002, and approved for the storage and transportation of anhydrous ammonia, or any container that is not a tank truck, tank trailer, rail tank car, bulk storage tank, field (nurse) tank or field applicator.

  2.  Cylinder and other portable container valves and other fittings, or hoses attached thereto, used in anhydrous ammonia service shall be constructed of material resistant to anhydrous ammonia and shall not be constructed of brass, copper, silver, zinc, or other material subject to attack by ammonia.  Each cylinder utilized for the storage and transportation of anhydrous ammonia shall be labeled, in a conspicuous location, with the words "ANHYDROUS AMMONIA" or "CAUTION:  ANHYDROUS AMMONIA" and the UN number 1005 (UN 1005).

  3.  The offense of possession of anhydrous ammonia in a nonapproved container is a class E felony.


(L. 2001 H.B. 471 merged with S.B. 89 & 37, A.L. 2004 S.B. 992, A.L. 2014 S.B. 491)

Transferred 2014; formerly 578.154; Effective 1-01-17

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