Special provisions may be very complex. The extracts are taken from 49 CFR §172.102
. Please be careful with the information, as necessary, additional conditions may be applied that are not written here. Please check the original source and report bugs.
For combination packagings, if glass inner packagings (including ampoules) are used, they must be packed with cushioning material in tightly closed metal receptacles before packing in outer packagings.
Browse special provision A8
Water-tight, sift-proof, closed-top, metal-covered hopper cars, equipped with a venting arrangement (including flame arrestors) approved by the Associate Administrator are also authorized.
Browse special provision B55
Water-tight, sift-proof, closed-top, metal-covered hopper cars are also authorized provided that the lading is covered with a nitrogen blanket.
Browse special provision B59
Authorized IBCs: Metal (11A, 11B, 11N, 21A,
21B, 21N, 31A, 31B and 31N); Rigid plastics
(11H1, 11H2, 21H1, 21H2, 31H1 and 31H2);
Composite (11HZ1, 11HZ2, 21HZ1, 21HZ2 and
31HZ1); Wooden (11C, 11D and 11F).
Additional Requirement: Liners of wooden IBCs
must be sift-proof.
Browse special provision IB7
When IBCs other than metal or rigid plastics
IBCs are used, they must be offered for
transportation in a closed freight container
or a closed transport vehicle.
Browse special provision IP2
Aluminum construction materials are not authorized for any part of a packaging which is normally in contact with the hazardous material.
Browse special provision N34
The portable tank instruction assigned for this substance applies for granular and powdered solids and for solids which are filled and discharged at temperatures above their melting point which are cooled and transported as a solid mass. Solid substances transported or offered for transport above their melting point are authorized for transportation in portable tanks conforming to the provisions of portable tank instruction T4 for solid substances of packing group III or T7 for solid substances of packing group II, unless a tank with more stringent requirements for minimum shell thickness, maximum allowable working pressure, pressure-relief devices or bottom outlets are assigned in which case the more stringent tank instruction and special provisions shall apply. Filling limits must be in accordance with portable tank special provision TP3. Solids meeting the definition of an elevated temperature material must be transported in accordance with the applicable requirements of this subchapter.
Browse special provision TP33
Stowage category “B” means
- (i) The material may be stowed “on deck” or “under deck” on a cargo vessel and on a passenger vessel carrying a number of passengers limited to not more than the larger of 25 passengers, or one passenger per each 3 m of overall vessel length; and
- (ii) “On deck only” on passenger vessels in which the number of passengers specified in paragraph (k)(2)(i) of this section is exceeded.
Source: 49 CFR §172.101(k)
|13||Keep as dry as reasonably practicable.|
|52||Stow “separated from” acids.1 2|
|148||see 49 CFR §176.84|
1For waste cyanides or waste cyanide mixtures or solutions, refer to §173.12(e) of this subchapter.
2 Class 8 materials in PG II or III that otherwise are required to be segregated from one another may be transported in the same cargo transport unit, whether in the same packaging or not, provided the substances do not react dangerously with each other to cause combustion and/or evolution of considerable heat, or of flammable, toxic or asphyxiant gases, or the formation of corrosive or unstable substances; and the package does not contain more than 30 L (7.8 gallons) for liquids or 30 kg (66 lbs.) for solids.
Source: 49 CFR §176.84