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 28 - 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 7 - Parts 71-78 of this chapter, (a) To promote the uniform enforcement of law and to minimize the dangers to life and property incident to the transportation of explosives and other dangerous articles, by common and contract carriers, by motor vehicle engaged in interstate or foreign commerce...
Page 5 - Said commission, of its own motion, or upon application made by any interested party, may make changes or modifications in such regulations, made desirable by new information or altered conditions.
Page 18 - 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 10 - Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Freight, and Specifications for Shipping Containers...
Page 24 - This is to certify that the contents of this package 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.
Page 41 - 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 44 - ... (b) Manufactured articles other than liquids such as instrument or clock dials of which radioactive materials are a component part, and luminous compounds, when securely packed in strong outside containers are exempt from specification...
Page 44 - ... 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; or that amount of any other radioactive substance which disintegrates at a rate of more than 50 million atoms per second.
Page 10 - 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...

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