COMMODITY: Small arms primers (classed as 1.4S)
MODE OF TRANSPORTATION: Domestic Road – Less than truck load (LTL) and truck load (TL) service
|PROPER SHIPPING NAME:||Primers, cap type||LABEL:||None|
|HAZARD CLASS/DIVISION:||1.4S||EMERG. INFO:||Required|
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TABLE
|(2)Hazardous materials descriptions and proper shipping names||(3)Hazard class or Division||(4)Identifi-cation Numbers||(5)PG||(6)Label Codes||(7)Special provisions(§172.102)||(7)Packaging (§173.***)||(9)Quantity Limitations(see §§173.27 and 175.75)||(10)Vessel|
|Bulk||Passenger aircraft/ rail||Cargo aircraft only||Loca-|
|Primers, cap type||1.4S||UN0044||None||None||62||None||25kg||100kg||01||25|
Primers, cap type are required to have an explosives approval by the US DOT.
Citation: 49 CFR 173.56
Package the primers as follows:
- Primers must be packed according to Packing Instruction 133:
- The maximum gross weight is limited to 400 kg (882 pounds) per package.
Citation: 49 CFR 173.62
SHIPPING PAPER REQUIREMENTS
1) Shipping description together and in order with no other information interspersed:
“UN 0044, Primers, cap type, 1.4S”.
2) The total quantity before or after the shipping description, in pounds and/or kilograms (lb or kg), covered by the shipping description in terms of net explosives mass, or the net mass, i.e. the weight of the primer mix in the primers or the weight of the primers without any packaging. In the USA only, the net weight may be used as the net explosives mass. The degree of decimals or rounding is not specified, the recommendation is to use whole units, e.g. 5 lbs.
3) The number and type of packages, before or after the shipping description, e.g. “10 boxes”. Commonly understood abbreviations may be used, e.g. “bx”.
|UN0044, Primers, cap type, 1.4S, net or net explosive mass = X,XXX lbs||(Insert gross weight)|
|UN0044, Primers, cap type, 1.4S||(Insert net or net explosives weight)|
Packages containing small arms ammunition must display the following markings on one side as follows:
“UN 0044” ¼” tall for 30 kg max, or an appropriate size for 5 kg max, or ½” tall above 30 kg; “PRIMERS, CAP TYPE”; the specification package marking.
In addition, each carton may have to be marked with the consignor’s or the consignee’s name and address, see 49 CFR §172.301(d) for exceptions.
An overpack is:
- a pallet
- a spec packaging within a non-spec packaging, normally used for consolidation
The “Overpack” marking is required if at least one representative marking is not visible of the UN number, proper shipping name and the specification packaging marking for every hazardous material in the overpack. If any of these are not visible at least once in the overpack, all markings and labels should be reproduced on one side of the over, in addition to the “OVERPACK” mark
The word “OVERPACK” may be a sticker, stenciled, or on a printed sheet of paper. It must be at least 0.5” tall as of 12/31/2016. It does not have to have a surrounding border
|UN 0044 PRIMERS, CAP TYPE|
Citation: 49 CFR §173.25