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Initiating explosives (lead

styphnate, lead ir inttror esorcinatewe with not less than 20% by weight of water).

No label required. Stowage: Magazine.

Outside containers:
Steel barrels or drums:
(DOT-5, 5B)WIC, no! over

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

over 150 lb. dry wt. Wooden barrels

or kegs (DOT10B) WIC, not over 150 lb. dry wt.

For safety in transportation

these substances are packed wet with water. Therefore, observe outside containers for signs of leakage. Reject leaking containers or ones showing signs of having

leaked. Do not handle these sub.

stances at the same time as high explosives are being

loaded. in handling and in stowage,

avoid exposure to shock, fric

tion, heat, and open dame. Sufficient outage in outside

containers must be allowed to prevent rupture of container 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 ExplosiveDangerous-Do not store or load witb any high explosive."

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Initiating explosives (lead

14 ononitrotesorcinate, wet with not less than 40% by weight of water).

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No'label required.. Stowage: Magazine..

Outside containers:
Stoel barrels or drums: (DOT-5,

5B) WIC, not over 100 lb, dry

wt. Wooden barrels or kegs: (DOT

10B) WIO, not over 100 lb. dry wt. Fiber drums (DOT-210) WIC

polyethylene, not over 100 lb.

net dry wt.
No label required.. Stowage: Magazine..

Outside containers:
Steel barrels or drums (DOT-5,

5B) WIC, not over 100 ib. net

dry wt. Wooden barrels or kegs (DOT

10B) WIC, not over 100 lb, net

dry wt. Fiber drums (DOT-21C) WIC

polyethylene, not over 100 lb.

net dry wt. Nolabel required. Stowage: Magazine.

Outside containers:
Steel barrels or drums:
(DOT-5, 5B) WIC, not over

75 . dry wt.
(DOT-1711) STC, WIC, not

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

10B) WIC. not over 75 lb. dry No label required.. Stowage: Magazine..

Outside containers:
Steel barrels or drums (DOT-S,

5B) WIC, not over 300 lb. net
dry wt.
Metal drums: (DOT-17H) STC,

WIC, not over 300 lb. net dry Wooden barrels or kegs (DOT

10B) WIC, not over 300 lb. net

dry wt.
No label required. Stowage: Magazine..

Outside containers:
Steel barrels or drums:
(DOT-5, 5B) WIC, not over 75

ih, dry wt.
(DOT-i7H) STC, WIC, not

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

10B) WIC, not over 75 lb. dry wt.

wt.

Initiating explosives -....do....

(pentaerythrite tetranitrate, wet with not less than 40% by weight of water).

wt.

Initiating explosives ....do.

(letrazene (guanyt nittosa mino guanyl tetra. zene) wet with not less than s0% by weight of water).

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No label' required.. Stowage; Magazine...

Outside containers:
Wooden bores or wooden boxes,

Aberboard lined (DOT-14, 15A,
16E, or 16A) not over 500 lb.

gr. wt, Wooden boxes, wooden crates, or

other containers of approved military specifications comply.

ing with $146.02-8(a). Jet thrust units; rocket motors;

igniters, jet thrust, or rocket motor, Class A explosives, packed or prepared for shipment in any other manner must be approved by the Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard.

or

more

Jet thrust units (Jato), Metal cylinders containing a

Class A explosives. mixture of chemicals capable “Rocket motors, Class of burning rapidly and proA explosives.

ducing considerable pressure. Igniters, jet thrust (Jato), Under certain conditions the

Olass A explosives. chemical fuel with which "Igniters, rocket motor, the unit is loaded may Class A explosives. explode.

Jet thrust units are designed

to be ignited by an electric igniter. They are used to

assist airplanes to take off. Rocket motors are devices

containing & propelling
charge and consisting of one
or more continuous type
combustion units closed at
one end (closure may be an
igniter with a thrust plate)
and with one
nozzles at the other end.
(The rocket motor carries
its own solid oxidizer-fuel
combination.) The propel-
ling charge consists of a mix-
ture of chemicals which
wben ignited is capable of
burning rapidly and pro-
during considerable pres-
sure and which will sustain

a detonation.
Igniters are devices consisting
of an electrically operated
or remotely controlled igni.
tion element and a charge
of fast-burning composition
meeting the definition for
Type I Class A explosives,
assembled in a unit, for use
in igniting the propelling
charge of jet thrust units or

rocket motors. DOT regulations require that

Igniters must not be shipped
essembled in the units unless
shipped by, for, or to the
Departments of the Army,
Navy, or Air Force of the

U.S. Government
Jet thrust units or rocket

motors may be packed in
the same outside shipping
container with their sep-
arately packaged igniters or
igniter components when
these containers are ap-
proved by the DOT or are
of apiproved military speci.
ficat.ons complying with

$146 02-8(a). Each outside package must

be planly marked JET THRUST UNIT, CLASS A EXPLOSIVES”, “ROCKET MOTOR CLASS A EXPLO: SIVES", "IGNITERS, JET

THRUST, CLASS A EXPLOSIVES", or "IG. NITERS, ROCKET MO. TOR, CLASS A EXPLO. SIVEB", as appropriate.

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