49 CFR 178.358-5 - Required markings.

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§ 178.358-5 Required markings.
(a) Markings must be as prescribed in § 178.3.
(b) Specification marking on the outside of each overpack must be as follows: “USA-DOT-21PF-1”, “1A”, “1B”, or “2”, as appropriate.
(1) For Specifications 21PF-1 and 21PF-2 only, if the inner shell is constructed of stainless steel, additional marking such as “304L-SS” are to be marked on the outside of the overpack to indicate the type of stainless steel used.
(2) For Specification 21PF-1 and 21PF-2 only, “TARE WT: * * * lbs. (* * * kg)” where * * * is the tare weight in pounds and kilograms, respectively, of the assembled overpack without the inner product container.
(3) For Specification 21PF-1A and 21PF-1B only: “TARE WT. of Cover: * * * lbs (* * * kg) TARE WT. of BOTTOM: * * * lbs (* * * kg)” where * * * is the tare weight in pounds and kilograms, respectively, of the separate halves of the overpack without the inner product container. For Specification 21PF-1A overpacks, the previous tare weight must be changed to reflect the modified tare weight value or must be covered or removed.
(4) Year of manufacture followed by the year of modification, if applicable.
(5) The name or symbol of maker or party certifying compliance with specification requirements. A symbol, if used, must be registered with the Associate Administrator.
(c) For Specification 21PF-1A and -1B only, the markings required by this section must be affixed to each overpack by inscription upon a metal identification plate 11 inches wide × 15 inches long (28 cm × 38 cm), fabricated of 16 to 20 gauge stainless steel sheet, ASTM A-240/A 240M (IBR, see§ 171.7 of this subchapter), Type 304L.
[Amdt. 178-90, 53 FR 36552, Sept. 20, 1988. Redesigntated by Amdt. 178-97, 55 FR 52716, Dec. 21, 1990, and amended at Amdt. 178-97, 56 FR 66287, Dec. 20, 1991; 63 FR 37462, July 10, 1998; 66 FR 45386, Aug. 28, 2001; 67 FR 51660, Aug. 8, 2002; 68 FR 75748, Dec. 31, 2003; 69 FR 54046, Sept. 7, 2004]

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  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15033 - Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective April 17, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of April 17, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 107, 171, 172, 173, 175 and 178

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Title 49 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 49 CFR 178 after this date.

  • 2014-03-18; vol. 79 # 52 - Tuesday, March 18, 2014
    1. 79 FR 15033 - Hazardous Materials: Adoption of Certain Special Permits and Competent Authorities Into Regulations
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
      This regulation is effective April 17, 2014. The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in the rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of April 17, 2014.
      49 CFR Parts 107, 171, 172, 173, 175 and 178