Accession Number:

ADA248895

Title:

Performance Oriented Packaging Testing of Container, Shipping and Storage, Mk 461 Mod 1 for Packing Group II Solid Hazardous Materials

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1992-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

Qualification tests were performed to determine whether the in- service Mk 461 Mod 1 Shipping arid Storage Container could be utilized to contain properly dunnaged solid type hazardous materials weighing up to a gross weight of 67 kg 148 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 STSGAC. 101 and the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 49 CFR, Parts 107 through 178. 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