Accession Number:

ADA232694

Title:

Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of MK 592 Mod 0 Container

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS STATION EARLE COLTS NECK NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Qualification tests were performed to determine whether the in- service Mk 592 Mod O Shipping and Storage Container could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 215 kg 474 pounds. The tests were conducted in accordance with Performance Oriented Packaging POP requirements specified by the United Nations Recommendations on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods and the Department of Transportations Title 49 CFR and Final Rulings published in the Federal Register, Vol. 55 on 21 Dec 90. The container has conformed to the POP performance requirements i.e., the container successfully retained its contents throughout the specified tests.

Subject Categories:

  • Containers and Packaging

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE