Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of Mk 7 Mods 0, 1, 2, 3 Smokeless Powder Jerricans for Packing Group II Solid Hazardous Materials
NAVAL WEAPONS STATION EARLE COLTS NECK NJ
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Qualification tests were performed to determine whether the in- service Mk 7 Mod 0 Smokeless Powder Jerrican could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 69.8 kg 154 pounds. The test 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 the Final Rulings published in the Federal Register, Vol. 55 on 21 Dec 90. The jerrican has conformed to the POP performance requirements i.e., the jerrican successfully retained its contents throughout the specified tests.
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