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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 173Subpart C → §173.53


Title 49: Transportation
PART 173—SHIPPERS—GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SHIPMENTS AND PACKAGINGS
Subpart C—Definitions, Classification and Packaging for Class 1


§173.53   Provisions for using old classifications of explosives.

Where the classification system in effect prior to January 1, 1991, is referenced in State or local laws, ordinances or regulations not pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials, the following table may be used to compare old and new hazard class names:

Current classificationClass name prior to Jan. 1, 1991
Division 1.1Class A explosives.
Division 1.2Class A or Class B explosives.
Division 1 3Class B explosive.
Division 1.4Class C explosives.
Division 1.5Blasting agents.
Division 1.6No applicable hazard class.

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