Handbook of Federal Regulations Applying to Transportation of Radioactive Materials

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U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, division of Construction and Supply, Traffic Management Section, 1955 - Radioactive substances - 48 pages

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Page 9 - Interstate Commerce Commission "Regulations for Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Land and Water in Rail Freight, Express and Baggage Services and by Motor Vehicle (Highway) and Water".
Page 22 - All outside shipping containers must be of such design that the gamma radiation will not exceed 200 milliroentgens per hour or equivalent at any point of readily accessible surface. Containers must be equipped with handles and protective devices when necessary In order to satisfy this requirement.
Page 9 - The inside containers must be surrounded on all sides by an absorbent material sufficient to absorb the entire liquid contents and of such nature that its efficiency will not be impaired by chemical reaction with the contents.
Page 1 - Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Freight, and Specifications for Shipping Containers...
Page 4 - ... may be packed in one outside container for shipment by rail freight, rail express, or highway, except by special arrangements and under conditions approved by the Bureau of Explosives or except as specifically provided in subparagraph (c) of this section.
Page 1 - Canada conforming with 73.8 of this chapter, the importer must furnish with the order to the foreign shipper, and also to the forwarding agent at the port of entry, full and complete information as to the packing, marking, labeling, and other requirements, as prescribed in...
Page 5 - The package must contain not more than 0.1 millicuries of radium, or polonium, or that amount of strontium 89, strontium 90, or barium 140 which disintegrates at a rate of more than 5 million atoms per second...

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