49 CFR 173.188 - White or yellow phosphorus.

§ 173.188 White or yellow phosphorus.
Phosphorus, white or yellow, when offered for transportation or transported by rail, highway, or water, must be packaged in water or dry in packagings conforming to the requirements of part 178 of this subchapter at the Packing Group I performance level, as follows:
(a) When placed in water, it must be packaged in specification packagings as follows:
(1) Wooden boxes (4C1, 4C2, 4D, or 4F) with:
(i) Inner hermetically sealed (soldered) metal cans, enclosed in other hermetically sealed (soldered) metal cans, or
(ii) Inner water-tight metal cans containing not over 0.5 kg (1 pound) of phosphorus with screw-top closures; or
(2) Steel drums (1A1) not over 250 L (66 gallons) capacity each or steel drums (1A2) not over 115 L (30 gallons) capacity each.
(b) When dry, it must be cast solid and shipped in packagings as follows:
(1) Steel drums (1A2) not over 115 L (30 gallons) capacity each, or
(2) In projectiles or bombs when shipped by, for, or to the Departments of the Army, Navy, or Air Force of the United States Government, without bursting elements.
[Amdt. 173-224, 55 FR 52643, Dec. 21, 1990, as amended at 56 FR 66271, Dec. 20, 1991]

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