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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 178


TITLE 49—Transportation

Subtitle B—OTHER REGULATIONS RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

CHAPTER I—PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS

PART 178—SPECIFICATIONS FOR PACKAGINGS

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§178.1
Purpose and scope.
§178.2
Applicability and responsibility.
§178.3
Marking of packagings.

Subpart A—[RESERVED]

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Subpart B—SPECIFICATIONS FOR INSIDE CONTAINERS, AND LININGS

§178.33
Specification 2P; inner nonrefillable metal receptacles.
§178.33-1
Compliance.
§178.33-2
Type and size.
§178.33-3
Inspection.
§178.33-4
Duties of inspector.
§178.33-5
Material.
§178.33-6
Manufacture.
§178.33-7
Wall thickness.
§178.33-8
Tests.
§178.33-9
Marking.
§178.33a
Specification 2Q; inner nonrefillable metal receptacles.
§178.33a-1
Compliance.
§178.33a-2
Type and size.
§178.33a-3
Inspection.
§178.33a-4
Duties of inspector.
§178.33a-5
Material.
§178.33a-6
Manufacture.
§178.33a-7
Wall thickness.
§178.33a-8
Tests.
§178.33a-9
Marking.
§178.33b
Specification 2S; inner nonrefillable plastic receptacles.
§178.33b-1
Compliance.
§178.33b-2
Type and size.
§178.33b-3
Inspection.
§178.33b-4
Duties of inspector.
§178.33b-5
Material.
§178.33b-6
Manufacture.
§178.33b-7
Design qualification test.
§178.33b-8
Production tests.
§178.33b-9
Marking.
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Subpart C—SPECIFICATIONS FOR CYLINDERS

§178.35
General requirements for specification cylinders.
§178.36
Specification 3A and 3AX seamless steel cylinders.
§178.37
Specification 3AA and 3AAX seamless steel cylinders.
§178.38
Specification 3B seamless steel cylinders.
§178.39
Specification 3BN seamless nickel cylinders.
§178.42
Specification 3E seamless steel cylinders.
§178.44
Specification 3HT seamless steel cylinders for aircraft use.
§178.45
Specification 3T seamless steel cylinder.
§178.46
Specification 3AL seamless aluminum cylinders.
§178.47
Specification 4DS welded stainless steel cylinders for aircraft use.
§178.50
Specification 4B welded or brazed steel cylinders.
§178.51
Specification 4BA welded or brazed steel cylinders.
§178.53
Specification 4D welded steel cylinders for aircraft use.
§178.55
Specification 4B240ET welded or brazed cylinders.
§178.56
Specification 4AA480 welded steel cylinders.
§178.57
Specification 4L welded insulated cylinders.
§178.58
Specification 4DA welded steel cylinders for aircraft use.
§178.59
Specification 8 steel cylinders with porous fillings for acetylene.
§178.60
Specification 8AL steel cylinders with porous fillings for acetylene.
§178.61
Specification 4BW welded steel cylinders with electric-arc welded longitudinal seam.
§178.65
Specification 39 non-reusable (non-refillable) cylinders.
§178.68
Specification 4E welded aluminum cylinders.
§178.69
Responsibilities and requirements for manufacturers of UN pressure receptacles.
§178.70
Approval of UN pressure receptacles.
§178.71
Specifications for UN pressure receptacles.
§178.74
Approval of MEGCs.
§178.75
Specifications for MEGCs.
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart C of Part 178—Illustrations: Cylinder Tensile Sample
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Subparts D-G [Reserved]

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Subpart H—SPECIFICATIONS FOR PORTABLE TANKS

§§178.251—178.253-5
[Reserved]
§178.255
Specification 60; steel portable tanks.
§178.255-1
General requirements.
§178.255-2
Material.
§178.255-3
Expansion domes.
§178.255-4
Closures for manholes and domes.
§178.255-5
Bottom discharge outlets.
§178.255-6
Loading and unloading accessories.
§178.255-7
Protection of valves and accessories.
§178.255-8
Safety devices.
§178.255-9
Compartments.
§178.255-10
Lining.
§178.255-11
Tank mountings.
§178.255-12
Pressure test.
§178.255-13
Repair of tanks.
§178.255-14
Marking.
§178.255-15
Report.
§178.273
Approval of Specification UN portable tanks.
§178.274
Specifications for UN portable tanks.
§178.275
Specification for UN Portable Tanks intended for the transportation of liquid and solid hazardous materials.
§178.276
Requirements for the design, construction, inspection and testing of portable tanks intended for the transportation of non-refrigerated liquefied compressed gases.
§178.277
Requirements for the design, construction, inspection and testing of portable tanks intended for the transportation of refrigerated liquefied gases.
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Subpart I—[RESERVED]

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Subpart J—SPECIFICATIONS FOR CONTAINERS FOR MOTOR VEHICLE TRANSPORTATION

§178.318
Specification MC 201; container for detonators and percussion caps.
§178.318-1
Scope.
§178.318-2
Container.
§178.318-3
Marking.
§178.320
General requirements applicable to all DOT specification cargo tank motor vehicles.
§178.337
Specification MC 331; cargo tank motor vehicle primarily for transportation of compressed gases as defined in subpart G of part 173 of this subchapter.
§178.337-1
General requirements.
§178.337-2
Material.
§178.337-3
Structural integrity.
§178.337-4
Joints.
§178.337-5
Bulkheads, baffles and ring stiffeners.
§178.337-6
Closure for manhole.
§178.337-7
Overturn protection.
§178.337-8
Openings, inlets, and outlets.
§178.337-9
Pressure relief devices, piping, valves, hoses, and fittings.
§178.337-10
Accident damage protection.
§178.337-11
Emergency discharge control.
§178.337-12
[Reserved]
§178.337-13
Supporting and anchoring.
§178.337-14
Gauging devices.
§178.337-15
Pumps and compressors.
§178.337-16
Testing.
§178.337-17
Marking.
§178.337-18
Certification.
§178.338
Specification MC-338; insulated cargo tank motor vehicle.
§178.338-1
General requirements.
§178.338-2
Material.
§178.338-3
Structural integrity.
§178.338-4
Joints.
§178.338-5
Stiffening rings.
§178.338-6
Manholes.
§178.338-7
Openings.
§178.338-8
Pressure relief devices, piping, valves, and fittings.
§178.338-9
Holding time.
§178.338-10
Accident damage protection.
§178.338-11
Discharge control devices.
§178.338-12
Shear section.
§178.338-13
Supporting and anchoring.
§178.338-14
Gauging devices.
§178.338-15
Cleanliness.
§178.338-16
Inspection and testing.
§178.338-17
Pumps and compressors.
§178.338-18
Marking.
§178.338-19
Certification.
§§178.340-178.343
[Reserved]
§178.345
General design and construction requirements applicable to Specification DOT 406 (§178.346), DOT 407 (§178.347), and DOT 412 (§178.348) cargo tank motor vehicles.
§178.345-1
General requirements.
§178.345-2
Material and material thickness.
§178.345-3
Structural integrity.
§178.345-4
Joints.
§178.345-5
Manhole assemblies.
§178.345-6
Supports and anchoring.
§178.345-7
Circumferential reinforcements.
§178.345-8
Accident damage protection.
§178.345-9
Pumps, piping, hoses and connections.
§178.345-10
Pressure relief.
§178.345-11
Tank outlets.
§178.345-12
Gauging devices.
§178.345-13
Pressure and leakage tests.
§178.345-14
Marking.
§178.345-15
Certification.
§178.346
Specification DOT 406; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§178.346-1
General requirements.
§178.346-2
Material and thickness of material.
§178.346-3
Pressure relief.
§178.346-4
Outlets.
§178.346-5
Pressure and leakage tests.
§178.347
Specification DOT 407; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§178.347-1
General requirements.
§178.347-2
Material and thickness of material.
§178.347-3
Manhole assemblies.
§178.347-4
Pressure relief.
§178.347-5
Pressure and leakage test.
§178.348
Specification DOT 412; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§178.348-1
General requirements.
§178.348-2
Material and thickness of material.
§178.348-3
Pumps, piping, hoses and connections.
§178.348-4
Pressure relief.
§178.348-5
Pressure and leakage test.
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Subpart K—SPECIFICATIONS FOR PACKAGINGS FOR CLASS 7 (RADIOACTIVE) MATERIALS

§178.350
Specification 7A; general packaging, Type A.
§178.356
Specification 20PF phenolic-foam insulated, metal overpack.
§178.356-1
General requirements.
§178.356-2
Materials of construction and other requirements.
§178.356-3
Tests.
§178.356-4
Required markings.
§178.356-5
Typical assembly detail.
§178.358
Specification 21PF fire and shock resistant, phenolic-foam insulated, metal overpack.
§178.358-1
General requirements.
§178.358-2
Materials of construction and other requirements.
§178.358-3
Modification of Specification 21PF-1 overpacks.
§178.358-4
Construction of Specification 21PF-1B overpacks.
§178.358-5
Required markings.
§178.358-6
Typical assembly detail.
§178.360
Specification 2R; inside containment vessel.
§178.360-1
General requirements.
§178.360-2
Manufacture.
§178.360-3
Dimensions.
§178.360-4
Closure devices.
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Subpart L—NON-BULK PERFORMANCE-ORIENTED PACKAGING STANDARDS

§178.500
Purpose, scope and definitions.
§178.502
Identification codes for packagings.
§178.503
Marking of packagings.
§178.504
Standards for steel drums.
§178.505
Standards for aluminum drums.
§178.506
Standards for metal drums other than steel or aluminum.
§178.507
Standards for plywood drums.
§178.508
Standards for fiber drums.
§178.509
Standards for plastic drums and jerricans.
§178.510
Standards for wooden barrels.
§178.511
Standards for aluminum and steel jerricans.
§178.512
Standards for steel, aluminum or other metal boxes.
§178.513
Standards for boxes of natural wood.
§178.514
Standards for plywood boxes.
§178.515
Standards for reconstituted wood boxes.
§178.516
Standards for fiberboard boxes.
§178.517
Standards for plastic boxes.
§178.518
Standards for woven plastic bags.
§178.519
Standards for plastic film bags.
§178.520
Standards for textile bags.
§178.521
Standards for paper bags.
§178.522
Standards for composite packagings with inner plastic receptacles.
§178.523
Standards for composite packagings with inner glass, porcelain, or stoneware receptacles.
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Subpart M—TESTING OF NON-BULK PACKAGINGS AND PACKAGES

§178.600
Purpose and scope.
§178.601
General requirements.
§178.602
Preparation of packagings and packages for testing.
§178.603
Drop test.
§178.604
Leakproofness test.
§178.605
Hydrostatic pressure test.
§178.606
Stacking test.
§178.607
Cooperage test for bung-type wooden barrels.
§178.608
Vibration standard.
§178.609
Test requirements for packagings for infectious substances.
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Subpart N—IBC PERFORMANCE-ORIENTED STANDARDS

§178.700
Purpose, scope and definitions.
§178.702
IBC codes.
§178.703
Marking of IBCs.
§178.704
General IBC standards.
§178.705
Standards for metal IBCs.
§178.706
Standards for rigid plastic IBCs.
§178.707
Standards for composite IBCs.
§178.708
Standards for fiberboard IBCs.
§178.709
Standards for wooden IBCs.
§178.710
Standards for flexible IBCs.
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Subpart O—TESTING OF IBCS

§178.800
Purpose and scope.
§178.801
General requirements.
§178.802
Preparation of fiberboard IBCs for testing.
§178.803
Testing and certification of IBCs.
§178.810
Drop test.
§178.811
Bottom lift test.
§178.812
Top lift test.
§178.813
Leakproofness test.
§178.814
Hydrostatic pressure test.
§178.815
Stacking test.
§178.816
Topple test.
§178.817
Righting test.
§178.818
Tear test.
§178.819
Vibration test.
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Subpart P—LARGE PACKAGINGS STANDARDS

§178.900
Purpose and scope.
§178.905
Large Packaging identification codes.
§178.910
Marking of Large Packagings.
§178.915
General Large Packaging standards.
§178.920
Standards for metal Large Packagings.
§178.925
Standards for rigid plastic Large Packagings.
§178.930
Standards for fiberboard Large Packagings.
§178.935
Standards for wooden Large Packagings.
§178.940
Standards for flexible Large Packagings.
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Subpart Q—TESTING OF LARGE PACKAGINGS

§178.950
Purpose and scope.
§178.955
General requirements.
§178.960
Preparation of Large Packagings for testing.
§178.965
Drop test.
§178.970
Bottom lift test.
§178.975
Top lift test.
§178.980
Stacking test.
§178.985
Vibration test.
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Subpart R—FLEXIBLE BULK CONTAINER STANDARDS

§178.1000
Purpose and scope.
§178.1005
Flexible Bulk Container identification code.
§178.1010
Marking of Flexible Bulk Containers.
§178.1015
General Flexible Bulk Container standards.
§178.1020
Period of use for transportation of hazardous materials in Flexible Bulk Containers.
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Subpart S—TESTING OF FLEXIBLE BULK CONTAINERS

§178.1030
Purpose and scope.
§178.1035
General requirements.
§178.1040
Preparation of Flexible Bulk Containers for testing.
§178.1045
Drop test.
§178.1050
Top lift test.
§178.1055
Stacking test.
§178.1060
Topple test.
§178.1065
Righting test.
§178.1070
Tear test.
Appendix
Appendix A to Part 178—Specifications for Steel
Appendix
Appendix B to Part 178—Alternative Leakproofness Test Methods
Appendix
Appendix C to Part 178—Nominal and Minimum Thicknesses of Steel Drums and Jerricans
Appendix
Appendix D to Part 178—Thermal Resistance Test
Appendix
Appendix E to Part 178—Flame Penetration Resistance Test


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