Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of Container, Shipping and Storage, Mk 129 Mod 0 for Packing Group 2 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 129 Mod 0 Shipping and storage Container could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 24.9 kg 77 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 the Final Rulings published in the Federal Register, Vol. 55 on 21 Dec 1990. The container has conformed to the POP performance requirements i.e., the container successfully retained its contents throughout the specified tests.
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