49 CFR 172 Special Provision 137 (Numeric Codes)

These provisions are multi-modal and apply to bulk and non-bulk packagings.
Code137
DescriptionCotton, dry; flax, dry; sisal, dry; and tampico fiber, dry are not subject to the requirements of this subchapter when they are baled in accordance with ISO 8115, “Cotton Bales—Dimensions and Density” (IBR, see §171.7 of this subchapter) to a density of not less than 360 kg/m³ (22.1 lb/ft³) for cotton, 400 kg/m³ (24.97 lb/ft³) for flax, 620 kg/m³ (38.71 lb/ft³) for sisal and 360 kg/m³ (22.1 lb/ft³) for tampico fiber and transported in a freight container or closed transport vehicle.
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