This entry is signed with "G". The letter "G" identifies proper shipping names for which one or more technical names of the hazardous material must be entered in parentheses, in association with the basic description. (See §172.203(k)).
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.
When transported by motor vehicle, used diatomaceous earth filter material is not subject to any other requirements of this subchapter except for the shipping paper requirements of subpart C of part 172 of this subchapter; emergency response information as required by Sec. 172.602(a)(2) through (a)(7) of this subchapter; and the marking requirements of Sec. 172.302 of this subchapter, if the following requirements are met:
- a. Packagings are non-DOT specification sift-proof motor vehicles
or sift-proof roll-on/roll-off bulk bins, which are covered by a
tarpaulin or other equivalent means.
- b. The temperature of the material at the time it is offered for
transport and during transportation may not exceed 55 [deg]C (130
- c. The time between offering the material for transportation at the
point of origin, and unloading the material at the destination does not
exceed 48 hours.
- d. In addition to the training requirements prescribed in
Sec. Sec. 172.700 through 172.704, each driver must be trained
regarding the properties and hazards of diatomaceous earth filter
material, precautions to ensure safe transport of the material, and
actions to be taken in the event of an emergency during transportation,
or a substantial delay in transit.
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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); Fiberboard (11G); Wooden (11C, 11D
and 11F); Flexible (13H1, 13H2, 13H3, 13H4,
13H5, 13L1, 13L2, 13L3, 13L4, 13M1 or 13M2).
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Flexible IBCs must be sift-proof and water-
resistant or must be fitted with a sift-
proof and water-resistant liner.
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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.
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