10 CFR 71.77 - Qualification of LSA-III Material.

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§ 71.77 Qualification of LSA-III Material.
(a) LSA-III material must meet the test requirements of paragraph (b) of this section. Any differences between the specimen to be tested and the material to be transported must be taken into account in determining whether the test requirements have been met.
(b) Leaching test.
(1) The specimen, representing no less than the entire contents of the package, must be immersed for 7 days in water at ambient temperature;
(2) The volume of water to be used in the test must be sufficient to ensure that at the end of the test period the free volume of the unabsorbed and unreacted water remaining will be at least 10% of the volume of the specimen itself;
(3) The water must have an initial pH of 6-8 and a maximum conductivity 10 micromho/cm at 20 °C (68 °F); and
(4) The total activity of the free volume of water must be measured following the 7 day immersion test and must not exceed 0.1 A2.
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§ 71.77 Qualification of LSA-III Material.

(a) LSA-III material must meet the test requirements of paragraph (b) of this section. Any differences between the specimen to be tested and the material to be transported must be taken into account in determining whether the test requirements have been met.

(b) Leaching test.

(1) The specimen, representing no less than the entire contents of the package, must be immersed for 7 days in water at ambient temperature;

(2) The volume of water to be used in the test must be sufficient to ensure that at the end of the test period the free volume of the unabsorbed and unreacted water remaining will be at least 10% of the volume of the specimen itself;

(3) The water must have an initial pH of 6-8 and a maximum conductivity 10 micromho/cm at 20 °C (68 °F); and

(4) The total activity of the free volume of water must be measured following the 7 day immersion test and must not exceed 0.1 A2.

Title 10 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 71 after this date.

  • 2015-12-01; vol. 80 # 230 - Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 74974 - Miscellaneous Corrections
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