49 CFR 178.514 - Standards for plywood boxes.

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§ 178.514 Standards for plywood boxes.

(a) The identification code for a plywood box is 4D.

(b) Construction requirements for plywood boxes are as follows:

(1) Plywood used must be at least 3 ply. It shall be made from well-seasoned rotary cut, sliced or sawn veneer, commercially dry and free from defects that would materially lessen the strength of the box. The strength of the material used and the method of construction must be appropriate to the capacity and intended use of the box. All adjacent plies must be glued with water-resistant adhesive. Other suitable materials may be used together with plywood in the construction of boxes. Boxes must be nailed or secured to corner posts or ends or assembled with other equally suitable devices.

(2) Maximum net mass: 400 kg (882 pounds).

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Title 49 published on 2015-12-03

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  • 2017-01-18; vol. 82 # 11 - Wednesday, January 18, 2017
    1. 82 FR 5499 - Hazardous Materials: Volatility of Unrefined Petroleum Products and Class 3 Materials
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM).
      Comments must be received by March 20, 2017.
      49 CFR Parts 171, 172, 173, 174, 177, 178, 179, and 180
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  • 2016-06-02; vol. 81 # 106 - Thursday, June 2, 2016
    1. 81 FR 35484 - Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR)
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      DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
      Final rule.
        Effective Date: This rule is effective July 5, 2016. Voluntary Compliance Date: Voluntary compliance with all amendments is authorized June 2, 2016. Incorporation by reference Date: The incorporation by reference of certain publications listed in this rule is approved by the Director of the Federal Register as of July 5, 2016.
      49 CFR Parts 107, 171, 172, 173, 175, 176, 177, 178, 179, and 180