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e-CFR Data is current as of October 29, 2014

Title 27Chapter IISubchapter CPart 555Subpart K → §555.203


Title 27: Alcohol, Tobacco Products and Firearms
PART 555—COMMERCE IN EXPLOSIVES
Subpart K—Storage


§555.203   Types of magazines.

For purposes of this part, there are five types of magazines. These types, together with the classes of explosive materials, as defined in §555.202, which will be stored in them, are as follows:

(a) Type 1 magazines. Permanent magazines for the storage of high explosives, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206 and 555.213. Other classes of explosive materials may also be stored in type 1 magazines.

(b) Type 2 magazines. Mobile and portable indoor and outdoor magazines for the storage of high explosives, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206, 555.208(b), and 555.213. Other classes of explosive materials may also be stored in type 2 magazines.

(c) Type 3 magazines. Portable outdoor magazines for the temporary storage of high explosives while attended (for example, a “day-box”), subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206 and 555.213. Other classes of explosives materials may also be stored in type 3 magazines.

(d) Type 4 magazines. Magazines for the storage of low explosives, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206(b), 555.210(b), and 555.213. Blasting agents may be stored in type 4 magazines, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206(c), 555.211(b), and 555.213. Detonators that will not mass detonate may also be stored in type 4 magazines, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206(a), 555.210(b), and 555.213.

(e) Type 5 magazines. Magazines for the storage of blasting agents, subject to the limitations prescribed by §§555.206(c), 555.211(b), and 555.213.



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