41 CFR 101-45.001 - Demilitarization and decontamination.
(a) Dangerous material shall not be disposed of pursuant to part 102-38 of the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) without first being demilitarized or decontaminated when a duly authorized official of the executive agency concerned determines this action to be in the interest of public health, safety, or security. This may include rendering the property innocuous, stripping from it any confidential or secret characteristics, or otherwise making it unfit for further use.
(b) Demilitarization or decontamination of property to be donated to public bodies pursuant to part 102-37 of the FMR shall be accomplished in a manner so as to preserve so far as possible any civilian utility or commercial value of the property.
(c) Except for those sales otherwise authorized by part 101-42 of the Federal Property Management Regulations or other statutes, and for specialized sales authorized by the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Munitions List items identified as requiring demilitarization shall not be reported for public sale without first being demilitarized or requiring demilitarization to be a part of the terms and conditions of sale. The General Services Administration may refer technical questions on demilitarization to the Department of Defense for advice.