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(c) For compressed gases when tank cars marked ICC-105A300 are authorized, tank cars marked ICC-105A400, 105A500, and 105A600 may also be accepted; when ICC-104A tank cars are authorized, tank cars marked ICC105A300, 105A400, 105A500, and 105A600 may also be accepted; and when ICC106A500 tank cars are authorized, tank cars marked ICC-106A800 may also be accepted.

(d) Tank cars. The regulations of the Interstate Commerce Commission governing the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles, effective January 7, 1941, authorize the use of fusion welded tanks on tank cars. The fusion welded tank cars corresponding to the specification shown in the tables herein as an acceptable container are also authorized for acceptance on board vessels. These cars will be marked by a "W" added to the specification marking; For Example, “ICC-103A” will carry the marking “ICC-103A-W”, etc.

(e) Cylinders of foreign manufacture received from foreign countries for charging with compressed gas may be charged and shipped for export when in

compliance with regulations governing such charging and shipping as promulgated by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Bill of lading or other shipping paper shall, when possible, identify the cylinder and shall carry the following certification:

These cylinders have been retested and refilled in accordance with the Interstate Commerce Commission requirements for export.

(f) Where the regulations require ICC-37A and 37B single trip metal drums, ICC-37D, 37E, 37F, 376 and 37H single trip metal drums may be continued in use for commodities and gross weights for which they were previously authorized until further order of the Interstate Commerce Commission. (Order 74, 6 F. R. 268, Jan. 11, 1941, as amended by Order 129, 6 F. R. 3182, July 1, 1941; CGFR 63–26, 18 F. R. 5216, Sept. 1, 1953; CGFR 56–29, 21 F. R. 7055, Sept. 20, 1956)

$ 146.05–6 M. I. N. specification containers. Specification containers of the U. S. Coast Guard are prescribed herein for use in the transportation of combustible liquids and hazardous articles and for export shipments of inflammable liquids. Such containers shall be made and marked in compliance with specifications of the regulations in this part. Containers that do not comply with such specifications shall not be marked to indicate compliance.

NOTE: Certain other specifications are also set forth herein such as for built-in magazines, portable magazines, portable multiunit containers, and metal lockers used in the stowage on board vessels of explosives or other dangerous articles. (Order 74, 6 F. R. 268, Jan. 11, 1941, as amended by CGFR 47–35, 12 F. R. 4184, June 27, 1947]

$ 146.05–7 C. F. C. specification containers. (a) Metal barrels or drums, constructed and marked in accordance with specifications of the Consolidated Freight Classification, Rule 40, section 5, of capacities not exceeding 110 gallons, are permitted by the regulations in this part for use in transportation or storing combustible liquids on board passenger vessels. Single-trip containers, manufactured under Rule 40, are not authorized for such use.

(b) For shipments comprising C. F. C. specification metal barrels or drums the bill of lading or other shipping paper is

required to show the following certificate over the written or stamped facsimile signature of the shipper or his duly authorized agent:

The C. F. C. metal barrels or drums used for this shipment are marked in compliance with requirements of Rule 40, section 5, of the Consolidated Freight Classification.

(c) The requirements as to marking will not be necessary for metal barrels or drums, equivalent to C. F. C. Rule 40 barrel or drums, when manufactured in foreign countries, but bill of lading or other shipping paper shall bear the following certificate over the written or stamped facsimile signature of the shipper or his duly authorized agent:

The metal barrels or drums used for this shipment are of foreign manufacture and conform to construction requirements of Rule 40, section 5, of the Consolidated Freight Classification.

(d) Solid fiberboard or double-faced corrugated fiberboard boxes constructed in accordance with specifications of the Consolidated Freight Classification, Rule 41, section 2, of capacities not exceeding 90 pounds weight of box and contents, are permitted by the regulations in this part for use in transporting or storing combustible liquids, in inside containers, on board passenger vessels.

(e) Fiberboard boxes that are made to conform to specifications of Rule 41, section 2, must bear certificate of box maker showing that the boxes do so conform. Boxes used for shipment of combustible liquids shall be marked by printing or stenciling or stamping thereon: (1) The name of the commodity within the container; or (2) The words “Combustible Liquid”. This marking shall be block type, not less than 12 inch high, and shall be imposed under, above or to either side of the box maker's certificate. Marking shall be in block type letters, inside a heavy black-line border.

§ 146.05–8 Non-specification containers. Metal barrels or drums, wooden barrels or kegs, wooden boxes, fiberboard boxes, burlap bags, multiwall paper bags and bales comprise the type of non-specification containers that are permitted for certain regulated substances. The detailed regulations in the tables for the various classifications set forth the requirements governing such containers where permitted. The design and con

struction of non-specification containers must be such as to prevent the occurrence of defects that permit leakage of their contents and strong enough to stand, without failure, all shocks ordinarily incident to handling and stowage during transit. The shipper's attention is called to the regulation in the various tables which requires the officer in charge of loading the vessel to satisfy himself that a non-specification container offered for transportation, when containing a permitted substance, is sufficient in all respects for the purpose intended.

$ 146.05-9 Specification containers in outside containers. Outside specification shipping containers containing no explosives, acids or corrosive liquids except electrolyte, acid or alkaline corrosive battery fluid or electric storage batteries containing electrolyte, acid or alkaline corrosive battery fluid or fire extinguisher charges, may be shipped when tightly packed in strong outside fiberboard boxes or drums, wooden boxes, barrels or crates, metal barrels or drums, or other enclosures. The outside shipping container must be marked with the prescribed name of contents, and labeled as required by the regulations in this part. Containers required by the regulations in this part to be marked “This Side Up" or "This End Up" must be packed in the outside package with their filling holes up, and the outside package must be marked "This Side Up” or “This End Up". The outside container must also be marked “Inside Packages Comply with Prescribed Specifications" unless the specification markings on the inside packages are visible through openings in the outside package. (CGFR 55–20, 20 F. R. 4053, June 10, 1955]

§ 146.05–10 Reuse of containers. (a) Containers used more than once (refilled and reshipped after having been previously emptied) shall be in such condition, including closing devices and cushioning materials, that they will protect their contents during transit as efficiently as new containers. Repairs must be made in an efficient manner and parts that are weak, broken, or otherwise deteriorated shall be replaced.

(b) Markings applied as prescribed by the specifications shall be maintained in a legible condition.

(c) If, on account of painting or any other reason, the markings as prescribed for any container cannot be kept plain and legible, a metal plate, brazed or soldered or otherwise securely fastened to the container, with a reproduction of the prescribed markings plainly stamped thereon, may be permitted.

(d) Containers previously used for the shipment of any explosive or other dangerous article shall have old marks of contents, addresses, and labels, if any, thoroughly removed or obliterated before being used for the shipment of other articles.

(e) Boxes previously used for high explosives containing a liquid explosive ingredient shall not be again used for shipments of any character.

(f) Kegs previously used for any chlorate shall not be again used for shipments of any character.

(g) Metal kegs previously used for black powder not contained in an interior package shall not be again used for shipments of any explosive.

(h) Single-trip I. C. C. specification containers, from which contents have once been removed following use for shipment of any article, shall not be again used as shipping containers for explosives, inflammable liquids, inflammable solids, oxidizing materials, corrosive liquids or poisonous articles as defined herein. Where specific permission is given in these detailed regulations in the tables for Combustible Liquids or Hazardous Articles such single-trip containers are permitted for reuse when in compliance with paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) of this section.

$ 146.05–11 Certification. (a) The shipper offering for transportation by vessels subject to the regulations in this part any Class A or Class B explosive and blasting caps or electric blasting caps in any quantity, and any inflammable liquid, inflammable solid, oxidizing material, corrosive liquid, compressed gas, or poison requiring labels, shall show the following certificate in the lower lefthand corner of the originating shipping paper over the written or stamped facsimile signature of the shipper or of his duly authorized agent:

This is to certify that the above articles are properly described by name, and are packed and marked and are in proper condition for transportation according to the regulations prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission.

(b) For shipments of combustible liquids or hazardous articles, the certificate shall read as follows:

This is to certify that the above articles are properly described by name, and are packed and marked and are in proper condition for transportation according to the regulations established by the Commandant of the Coast Guard.

(c) For the relief of shippers from multiplicity of certifications required for packages which may move by rail freight, highway, and water, and pending further consideration and order of the Interstate Commerce Commission, such shipments may in lieu of the certification required by paragraph (a) or (b) of this section be certified as follows:

This is to certify that the above articles are properly described by name, and are packed and marked and are in proper condition for transportation according to the applicable regulations prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission and the Commandant of the Coast Guard.

(d) Detailed regulations in $$ 146.21100 to 146.27-100, require specific certification for certain substances. When these substances are required to be certificated under paragraph (a), (b), or (c) of this section the certificate required by the detailed regulations shall be in addition thereto. [Order 74, 6 F. R. 268, Jan. 11, 1941, as amended by Order 129, 6 F. R. 3182, July 1, 1941; CGFR 47-35, 12 F. R. 4184, June 27, 1947]

§ 146.05-12 Originating shipping order, transfer shipping paper. (a) The requirements of this section apply to domestic shipments offered for transportation, carriage, or conveyance on board vessels.

(b) A shipper of any permitted explosives or other dangerous articles or substances, and combustible liquids for transportation, carriage, or conveyance on board vessels subject to the regulations in this part under the conditions set forth in paragraph (a) of this section, shall prepare an originating shipping order describing the shipment as required in this section. A vessel acting as initial carrier shall require presentation of the original shipping order. A vessel acting as a connecting carrier shall require delivery of a transfer shipping paper prepared from the originating shipping order or subsequent transfer paper and upon which shall be shown all the information that is required by this section.

NOTE 1. "Originating shipping order” may be the second sheet that carries the notation in bold face type "THIS SHIPPING ORDER" of the domestic bill of lading form, or a delivery paper (known as a delivery receipt or dock receipt) or an order prepared upon the shipper's letterhead.

NOTE 2. “Transfer shipping paper” refers to such papers as freight way bill, way bili, express way bill, vessel manifest, vessel cargo list, or exchange bill of lading shipping order, under authority of which a shipment is moving by other than the initial carrier. Such transfer papers shall show thereon all the information required by this section and shall also contain information sufficient to identify the preceding shipping paper.

(c) A shipper or his authorized agent or representative shall not tender to an initial carrier vessel partial deliveries of a shipment of explosives or other dangerous articles or substances, and combustible liquids, except under cover of a delivery paper (known as a delivery receipt or dock receipt) which paper shall show all the information as required for an originating shipping order in paragraph (f) of this section. Delivery receipts covering either full or partial deliveries shall be furnished at least in duplicate and after acknowledgment, one copy shall be retained by the vessel operator. Unit deliveries of the same substance requiring more than eight (8) hours of normal continuous operation to effect complete delivery shall not be construed to be partial deliveries.

(d) If a shipment is being transported, carried or conveyed under a bill of lading issued in exchange or in substitution for an original bill of lading it shall be the duty of the carrier executing such bill of lading to accurately transfer from the original bill of lading the information shown thereon as required by this section.

(e) No person other than the shipper or his duly authorized agent or representative shall prepare an originating shipping order covering transportation, carriage, conveyance or storage of explosives or other dangerous articles or substances, and combustible liquids that are to be transported, carried, conveyed or stored on board vessels subject to the regulations in this part.

(f) The minimum information required by this section to be shown upon an originating shipping order is as follows:

(1) Shipper's name and address.

(2) Consignee's name and address. (When required by the detailed regulations.)

(3) Either the number of packages or pieces or the quantity or weight, as the case may be, and the type of packages (cylinders, barrels, boxes, etc.).

(4) Shipping or leading marks and numbers if appearing on packages.

(5) Shipping name of each article, as shown in roman type in the commodity list herein. Further description not inconsistent with the shipping name may be shown. Unauthorized abbreviations shall not be used.

(6) In connection with the entry of each dangerous article, show the kind and color of label applied to the package or the markings upon the package when label or marking is required by the regulations in this part.

(7) Gross weight of container and contents when such information is required to be shown on a package by the regulations in this part.

(8) Certification over the written or stamped facsimile signature of the shipper or of his duly authorized agent as required by the regulations in this part. (Not required except on originating bill of lading and shipping order.)

(g) Any person or carrier preparing a transfer shipping paper shall show thereon all the information required by this section that is given on the preceding shipping paper and shall also indicate thereon information sufficient to identify the preceding shipping paper.

(h) When a shipment of explosives or other dangerous articles or substances, and combustible liquids is being transported, carried, conveyed, or stored on board a vessel subject to the regulations in this part under a special contract of affreightment, the provisions required by paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), and (e) of this section need not be complied with: Provided, however, That the owner, charterer, agent or master of the vessel shall have in his possession a memorandum describing the shipment, which description shall contain at least the information required by paragraph (f) of this section. This memorandum must be in the carrier's possession previous to the time the explosives or other dangerous articles or substances, and combustible

liquids, are transported, carried, conveyed, stored or stowed.

$ 146.05–13 Originating export shipping paper. (a) The requirements of this section apply when an export shipment is offered for transportation by vessel.

(b) A shipper of any explosive or other dangerous article or substance to be offered for export on board vessels subject to the regulations in this part shall prepare an originating shipping order or otherwise describe the shipment in writing as required by this section.

NOTE 1. This "originating shipping order" may be any one of the following papers: (1) Uniform through export bill of lading. (2) Ocean bill of lading. (3) Dock recept. (4) Delivery receipt. (5) Government bill of lading. (6) Engagement note. (7) Permit.

NOTE 2. By "otherwise describe the shipment in writing" is meant that the shipper or his authorized agent or representative shall in writing advise the vessel operator in advance regarding the characteristics of the shipment and such description shall conform to the provisions of this section.

(c) For a shipment originating in the interior and moving to the seaboard under a domestic bill of lading the shipper or his authorized agent or representative shall advise the vessel regarding the shipment in the manner set forth under Note 2 of this section.

(d) A carrier actually preparing for a shipper an ocean bill of lading from written information furnished by the shipper shall accurately show such information upon the bill of lading and shall also indicate thereon information sufficient to identify the original paper describing such shipment. Upon acknowledgment by the shipper or his authorized agent or representative, the ocean bill of lading shall then be considered the properly executed document of the shipper.

(e) A shipper or his authorized agent or representative shall not offer to an initial carrier vessel partial deliveries of a shipment of explosives or other dangerous articles except under cover of a dock receipt or other partial delivery receipt, which receipt shall show all the information as required for the originating shipping order. Delivery receipts covering such shipments shall be furnished in duplicate and after acknowledgment one copy shall be retained by

the vessel operator. Separate delivery receipts shall accompany each partial delivery.

(f) No person other than the shipper or his duly authorized agent or representative shall prepare an originating shipping order or written instrument otherwise describing the shipment covering transportation of explosives or other dangerous articles or substances.

(g) The minimum information required by this section to be shown upon an originating shipping order or written instrument “otherwise describing the shipment" is as required by $ 146.05-12 (f).

(h) A shipment of explosives or other dangerous articles or substances being delivered to a carrier vessel under the provisions of a booking contract, engagement note, permit or contract of affreightment shall be accompanied by one of the shipping papers required by the provisions of paragraph (b) of this section.

$ 146.05–14 Import shipping papers. An importer of explosives or other dangerous articles or combustible liquids shall furnish the foreign shipper full and complete information required by $ 146.05–12 (f) to be shown on shipping papers. Bills of lading, manifests, consular invoices or other important shipping papers shall show such information. Applicable certifications as required by $ 146.02–3, § 146.02-9, or $ 146.02-11 (c), and $ 146.05-11 shall also be shown thereon. (See Carrier Regulations re Import Shipments § 146.06-1.) (Attention of importers is called to § 146.02-11 re Import Shipments.) (CGFR 53-26, 18 F. R. 5216, Sept. 1, 1953)

$ 146.05–15 Marking and labeling applying to domestic shipments only. (a) Interstate Commerce Commission regulations in effect at time of shipment with respect to the marking and labeling of containers of explosives, infiammable liquids, infiammable solids, oxidizing materials, corrosive liquids, compressed gases and poisonous articles apply to shippers preparing shipments for transportation or storage on board vessels that are common carrier vessels and subject to the regulations in this part.

(b) Provisions of the regulations of the Interstate Commerce Commission with respect to marking and labeling of

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