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Congress Passes Portable Fuel Container Safety Act

The Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 (H.R. 806/S.1640) establishes standards for installing flame arrestors on portable fuel containers to prevent serious burn injuries. This bill was included in the Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations omnibus bill passed on December 21, 2020.

Preventing Dry Ice Burns

Some of the new COVID-19 vaccines require ultra-low temperature for storage and transportation. The expanded implementation and use of ultra-low storage could create a potential hazard if handled inappropriately or in the event of an accident.

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