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High explosives (nitrocel- Each outside box must be No label required.. Stowage: Magazine. lulose-guncotton and plainly marked on top and

Outside containers: negative cotton--when on one side or end- High

Wooden boxes (DOT-14, 15A, shipped in dry condi. explosives-Dangerous."

16A) not over 75 lb. gr. wt. tion). High explosives (nitro- Each outside box must be No label required. Stowage: Magazine.. slarch when shipped in plainly marked on top and

Outside containers: dry condition). on one side or end: "High

Wooden boxes (DOT-14, 15A, explosives-Dangerous."

16A) not over 75 lb. gr. wt. High explosives (fire- Fireworks that can be ex. No label required.. Stowage: Magazine.. works that can be a- ploded en masse by drop

Outside containers: ploded en masse). ping the completed shipping

Wooden boxes (DOT-14, 15A, package from a height of 6

16A) not over 140 lb. gr. wt. feet or by the impact of a rifle bullet if found safe for

transportation.
Initiating or priming a. Solid explosives which can be
plosives.

caused to detonate, when
unconfined, by contact with
sparks or flame such as pro-
duced by safety fuse or an
electric squib; or which can
be exploded in the Bureau
of Explosives' impact ap-
paratus in more than 50%
of the trials under a drop of

less than 4 inches.
Blasting caps--more than Blasting caps are small tubes, Nolabel required... Stowage: Magazine.
1,000.
usually made of an alloy

Outside containers: Blasting caps with safety of either copper or alumi.

Wooden boxes: fuse-more than 1,000. num, or of molded plastic,

(DOT-14, 15A, 16A) WIO, Electric blasting caps

closed at
end

not over 150 lb. gr. wt. more than 1,000. loaded with a charge of

Fiberboard boxes: Blasting caps with metal initiating or priming explo

(DOT-23F, 23H) WIC, not clad muld detonating sives, Class A-Type 4, ci

over 75 lb. gr. wt. (use-more than 1,000. ther with or without other

(DOT-12H) WIC, not over 103 suitable explosives. The

Ib. gr. wt.
total weight of explosives
per unit shall not exceed
150 grains. Blasting caps
which have been provided
with a means of firing by an
electric current, and sealed,
are known as electric blast-

ing caps.
Do not stow blasting caps

with any high explosive.
Do not handle blasting caps
at the same time as high
explosives are being loaded.
Each outside box must be

plainly marked with the ap-
propriate descriptive name
of the contents as: “(num.
ber) Blasting caps-Handle
carefully;" "(nurnber) Elec-
tric blasting caps-Handle
carefully;" "(number) Blast.
ing caps with safety fuse
Handle carefully." "(num.
ber) Blasting caps with
metal clad mild detonating
fuse-Handle carefully.
In addition each box must
bear the marking “Do not
stow or load with any high
explosive."

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Boosters (explosive)...--- Boosters and supplementary No label required. Stowage: Magazine....charges consist of a casing

Outside containers: containing a high explosive

Strong tigbt wooden or metal and are used to increase the

boxes, not over 190 lb. gr. wt. intensity of explosion of the

for detonating fuzes. Not detonator of a detonating

over 300 lb. gr. wt. for boosters, fuze.

bursters, and supplementary Bursters (explosive)..----| Bursters consist of a casing

charges without detonators. containing a high explosive and are used to rupture a projectile or bomb to permit

release of its contents. Detonating luzes, class A Detonating fuzes, class A, are explosives, with

used in the military service without radioactive to detonate the high explocomponents.

sive bursting cbarges of pro-
jectiles, mines, bombs, tor-
pedoes and grenades. In
addition to a powerful deto-
nator, they may contain
several ounces of a high ex-
plosive, such as tetryl or dry
nitrocellulose, all assembled
in a heavy steel envelope.
They may also contain a
small amount of radioactive
component. Radiation on
the surface of any detonat-
ing fuze having a radioactive
component shall not exceed

100 milliroentgens per hour. Detonating fuze parts Detonating fuzes that are so

containing an explo- made and packed that they sive.

will not cause functioning of Supplementary charges other fuzes, explosives, or ex(explosive).

plosives devices, in the same
or adjacent containers are

classed as class C explosives.
Do not stow detonating luzes

with any high explosives;
and
Do not load at the same time

that high explosives are

being loaded.
Each outside container must

be plainly marked
"BOOSTERS (EXPLO.
SIVE)-HANDLE CARE-
FULLY," or "BURSTERS
(EXPLOSIVE)-HANDLE
CAREFULLY," or "DET-
ONATING FUZES
CLASS A EXPLOSIVES
-HANDLE CAREFUL
LY-DO NOT STOREOR
LOAD WITH ANY HIGH
EXPLOSIVES" or "DET.
ONATING FUZES,
CLASS A EXPLOSIVES,
RADIOACTIVE-HAN.
DLE CAREFULLY-DO
NOT STORE OR LOAD
WITH ANY HIGH EX.
PLOSIVES," “SUP
PL EM ÉN TARY
CHARGES (EXPLO.
SIVE)--HANDLE CARE-
FULLY," as the case may

or

be.

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Detonating primers... Detonating primers are de- No label required. Stowage: Magazine.... vices for commercial use

Outside containers: wbich contain a detonator

Wooden boxes: and an additional charge of

(DOT-14, 16A, 16A) WIO, not explosives, all assembled in

over 150 lb. gr. wt. a suitable envelope. The

Fiberboard boxes: total weight of explosives is

(DOT-128, 23F, 23H) WIC, more than 150 grains per

not over 75 lb. gr. wt.
unit.
Do not stow detonating prim.
ors with any bigh explosive.
Do not load at the same time
as higb explosives are being

loaded.
Each outside container must

be plainly marked “Deto-
nating primers-Handle

carefully." Initiating explosives (in

Transportation probibited... bulk in dry condition). Initiating erplosives (dia. | For safety in transportation No label required.. Stowage: Magazine... zodinitrophenol wet with these substances are packed

Outside containers: not less than 10% by wet with water. Therefore,

Steel barrels or drums (DOT-5, weight of water). observe outside containers

5B), WIC, not over 220 Ib. net for signs of leakage. Roject

dry wt. leaking containers or ones

Wooden barrels or kegs (DOTshowing signs of having

10B), WIC not over 220 lb, net leaked.

dry wt. Do not handle these substances

Fiber drums (DOT-210) WIC, atthe same time as high explo

not over 30 gal. cap.
sives are being loaded.
In handling and in stowage,

avoid exposure to shock,
friction, Theat, and open

fleme.
Suficient outage in outside

containers must be allowed
to prevent rupture of con.
tainer in freezing weather, or
& mixture of denatured ethyl
alcohol and water may be
used to prevent freezing in

transit.
Each outside barrel, drum, or

keg must be plainly marked
"Initiating Explosive-
Dangerous-Do not store or
load with any high explo-

sive." Initiating explosives (Jul. do.

No label required.. Stowage: Magazine.. minate of mercury wet

Outside containers: with not less than 26% by

Steel barrels or drums: weight of water.)

(DOT-6, 5B) WIC, not over

150 lb. dry wt. (DOT-17H) STC, WIC, not

over 150 lb. dry wt. Wooden barrels or kegs (DOT

10B) WIC, not over 150 lb. dry

wt. Initiating explosives do

No label required. Stowage: Magazine.. (ouanyi nitrosamino

Outside containers: quanylidene hydrazine

Steel barrels or drums: wet with not less than

(DOT-5, 5B) not over 75 lb. 50% by weight of water).

dry wt. (DOT-17H) STO, WIC, not

over 75 lb. dry wt. Wooden barrels or kegs (DOT

10B) WIC, not over 75 lb. dry

wt. Initiating explosives .do..

No label required. Stowage: Magazine... (lead azide, we with not

Outside containers: less than 80% by weight

Steel barrels or drums: of water).

(DOT-5, 5B) WIC, not over

160 lb. dry wt. (DOT-17H) STO, WIC, not

over 150 lb. dry wt. Wooden barrels or kegs (DOT

10B) WIC, not over 150 lb. dryfwt.

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