Part 178 - SPECIFICATIONS FOR PACKAGINGS  


Subparts D-G [Reserved]
§ 178.1 Purpose and scope.
§ 178.2 Applicability and responsibility.
§ 178.3 Marking of packagings.
Subpart A [Reserved]
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.
§ 178.33c Specification 2P; inner nonrefillable metal receptacle variation.
§ 178.33c-1 Compliance.
§ 178.33c-2 Variation.
§ 178.33d Specification 2Q; inner nonrefillable metal receptacle variations.
§ 178.33d-1 Compliance.
§ 178.33d-2 Variation 1.
§ 178.33d-3 Variation 2.
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 A to Subpart C of Part 178—Illustrations: Cylinder Tensile Sample
Subpart H—Specifications for Portable Tanks
§ 178.255 Specification 60; steel portable tanks.
§ 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.
§§ 178.251--178.253-5 [Reserved]
§ 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.
Subpart I [Reserved]
Subpart J—Specifications for Containers for Motor Vehicle Transportation
§ 178.318 Specification MC 201; container for detonators and percussion caps.
§ 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.
§ 178.338 Specification MC-338; insulated cargo tank motor vehicle.
§ 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.
§ 178.346 Specification DOT 406; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§ 178.347 Specification DOT 407; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§ 178.348 Specification DOT 412; cargo tank motor vehicle.
§ 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.
§ 178.346-1 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.
§ 178.347-1 General requirements.
§ 178.337-1 General requirements.
§ 178.347-2 Material and thickness of material.
§ 178.337-2 Material.
§ 178.337-3 Structural integrity.
§ 178.347-3 Manhole assemblies.
§ 178.347-4 Pressure relief.
§ 178.337-4 Joints.
§ 178.347-5 Pressure and leakage test.
§ 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.
§ 178.318-1 Scope.
§ 178.338-1 General requirements.
§ 178.348-1 General requirements.
§ 178.338-2 Material.
§ 178.348-2 Material and thickness of material.
§ 178.318-2 Container.
§ 178.318-3 Marking.
§ 178.338-3 Structural integrity.
§ 178.348-3 Pumps, piping, hoses and connections.
§ 178.338-4 Joints.
§ 178.348-4 Pressure relief.
§ 178.348-5 Pressure and leakage test.
§ 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]
Subpart K—Specifications for Packagings for Class 7 (Radioactive) Materials
§ 178.350 Specification 7A; general packaging, Type A.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 B to Part 178—Alternative Leakproofness Test Methods
Appendix C to Part 178—Nominal and Minimum Thicknesses of Steel Drums and Jerricans
Appendix D to Part 178—Thermal Resistance Test
Appendix E to Part 178—Flame Penetration Resistance Test