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Document ID (ISN)35368
CIS number 81-719
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
US Department of Transportation, Materials Transportation Bureau
Title Identification numbers, hazardous wastes, hazardous substances, international descriptions, improved descriptions, forbidden materials, and organic peroxides.
Bibliographic information 49 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 171-174, 176, 177. 22 May 1980, Vol.45, No.101, p.34560-34705.
Abstract These regulations dated 7 May 1980 (effective 20 Nov. 1980) prescribe a numerical identification system for hazardous materials in transport for commercial purposes and issue rules for the transportation of hazardous wastes and for identification of, and discharge notifications for, hazardous substances. They also list prohibited materials, standardise labelling for organic peroxides, and provide for optional use of United Nations shipping descriptions. Synoptic table (57p.) of hazardous materials, with hazard class, identification number, labelling and packaging requirements, minimum net quantity in one package; air, road, rail and ship transport requirements. Optional hazardous materials table (36p.) for shipping, with IMCO class, UN number, packaging group, and vessel stowage requirements (cargo or passenger vessel). Appendix: cross-reference index (product name/UN number).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; USA; rail transport; hazard identification; sea transport; air transport; road transport
Descriptors (secondary) organic peroxides; transport of materials; industrial waste; law; warning notices; danger symbols; labelling
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air transportation
Water transportation
Rail transportation
Road transportation