Instructions for Storing, Handling, Packing, Shipping, and Surveillance of Class I, II, III, and IV Material

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1931 - Chemical agents (Munitions) - 91 pages

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Page 39 - B poisons, solid. (a) Closing and cushioning. All containers must be tightly and securely closed. Inside containers must be cushioned as prescribed, or In any case when necessary to prevent breakage or leakage. (b) Testing inside containers.
Page 23 - An inflammable solid is a solid substance other than one classified as an explosive, which is liable, under conditions incident to transportation, to cause fires through friction, through absorption of moisture, through spontaneous chemical changes, or as a result of retained heat from the manufacturing or processing.
Page 14 - If leakage shows upon starting the removal, cap or reducer must not be entirely unscrewed, but sufficient threads must be left engaged and sufficient time allowed to permit escape of any accumulation of liquid in the outlet chamber. If leakage stops or initial rate of leakage diminishes materially, cap or reducer may toe entirely removed.
Page 40 - Parts 71-78 of this chapter or are exempted therefrom. (c) Shippers must not use labels which by their size, shape, and color, may readily be confused with the standard caution labels prescribed in this part. (d) Labels must conform to standards as to size, printing, and color, and samples will be furnished, on request, by the Bureau of Explosives. (e) A combination diamond-shaped label-tag of proper size and color, bearing on one side the shipping information and on the reverse side the wording...
Page 28 - Labels for poisonous articles and tear gases must be of diamond shape, white in color, and with each side 4 inches long. Printing must be in red letters inside of a red-line border measuring 3!'2 inches on each side and as shown in this section.
Page 27 - Part 73 of this chapter, must be conspicuously labeled by the shipper. Labels should be applied when practicable to that part of the package bearing the consignee's name and address, or baggage check. The shipper must certify to compliance with Parts 71-78 of this chapter by writing, stamping, or printing his name underneath the certificate printed thereon.
Page 13 - Cover must be loosened by placing bar between manhole cover lug and knob. After two complete turns, so that vent openings are exposed, the operation must be stopped, and if there is any sound of escaping...
Page 16 - Part 73 of this chapter, must have been applied to shipments, unless exempt from Parts 71-78 of this chapter, and in addition the shipper must have certified to compliance with the regulations by writing, stamping, or printing his name underneath the certificate printed thereon or on the shipping papers.
Page 41 - Bottles containing acid or other corrosive liquids, as defined by 173.240. must not be packed In the same outside container with any other article, except as specifically provided In paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section and 173.25, 173.257, 173.258, 173.259, 173.260, $ 173.261, or 173.286.
Page 11 - Containers must not be entirely filled. Sufficient Interior space must be left vacant to prevent leakage or distortion of containers due to the expansion of the contents from Increase of temperature during transit. Each outside container shall be plainly marked "Propellant Explosives (Liquid) Class B.'r No label required No label required Stowage— magazine or: "On deck under cover.

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