49 CFR 172 Special Provision 165 (Numeric Codes)
These provisions are multi-modal and apply to bulk and non-bulk packagings.
|Description||These substances are susceptible to exothermic decomposition at elevated temperatures. Decomposition can be initiated by heat, moisture or by impurities (e.g., powdered metals (iron, manganese, cobalt, magnesium)). During the course of transportation, these substances must be shaded from direct sunlight and all sources of heat and be placed in adequately ventilated areas.|
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