[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 143 (Friday, July 25, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 43266-43267]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17663]



Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

49 CFR Part 173

Shippers--General Requirements for Shipments and Packagings

CFR Correction

    In Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, Parts 100 to 177, 
revised as of October 1, 2013, on page 527, in Sec.  173.62, in 
paragraph (c)(5), at the end of the Table of Packing Methods, packing 
instruction US 1 is reinstated to read as follows:

Sec.  173.62  Specific packaging requirements for explosives.

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    (c) * * *
    (5) * * *

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                        Table of Packing Methods
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US 1.........................  1. A jet perforating gun, charged, oil
                                well may be transported under the
                                following conditions:
                               a. Initiation devices carried on the same
                                motor vehicle or offshore supply vessel
                                must be segregated; each kind from every
                                other kind, and from any gun, tool or
                                other supplies, unless approved in
                                accordance with Sec.   173.56.
                                Segregated initiation devices must be
                                carried in a container having individual
                                pockets for each such device or in a
                                fully enclosed steel container lined
                                with a non-sparking material. No more
                                than two segregated initiation devices
                                per gun may be carried on the same motor
                               b. Each shaped charge affixed to the gun
                                may not contain more than 112 g (4
                                ounces) of explosives.
                               c. Each shaped charge if not completely
                                enclosed in glass or metal, must be
                                fully protected by a metal cover after
                                installation in the gun.
                               d. A jet perforating gun classed as 1.1D
                                or 1.4D may be transported by highway by
                                private or contract carriers engaged in
                                oil well operations.
                               (i) A motor vehicle transporting a gun
                                must have specially built racks or
                                carrying cases designed and constructed
                                so that the gun is securely held in
                                place during transportation and is not
                                subject to damage by contact, one to the
                                other or any other article or material
                                carried in the vehicle; and
                               (ii) The assembled gun packed on the
                                vehicle may not extend beyond the body
                                of the motor vehicle.
                               e. A jet perforating gun classed as 1.4D
                                may be transported by a private offshore
                                supply vessel only when the gun is
                                carried in a motor vehicle as specified
                                in paragraph (d) of this packing method
                                or on offshore well tool pallets
                                provided that:
                               (i) All conditions specified in
                                paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) of this
                                packing method are met;
                               (ii) The total explosive contents do not
                                exceed 90.8 kg (200 pounds) per tool
                               (iii) Each cargo vessel compartment may
                                contain up to 90.8 kg (200 pounds) of
                                explosive content if the segregation
                                requirements in Sec.   176.83(b) of this
                                subchapter are met; and
                               (iv) When more than one vehicle or tool
                                pallet is stowed ``on deck'' a minimum
                                horizontal separation of 3 m (9.8 feet)
                                must be provided.

[FR Doc. 2014-17663 Filed 7-24-14; 8:45 am]