49 CFR 172 Special Provision B130 (B-Codes)

These provisions apply only to bulk packagings. Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, these special provisions do not apply to UN portable tanks or IBCs.
DescriptionWhen 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 [deg]F).
  • 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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