Hazardous Materials Glossary (continued)
For the purposes of this chapter, is any material subject to the Hazardous Waste Manifest Requirements of the U.S. EPA specified in 40 CFR Part 262.
When specified as such in a section applicable to a particular material, is the maximum amount of a hazardous materials for which there may be specific labeling or packaging exception.
The descriptive name, identification number, instructions, cautions, weight, specification or UN marks, or combinations thereof, required by this subchapter on outer packaging of hazardous materials.
A material composed of more than one chemical compound or element.
Name of contents
The proper shipping name as specified in Sec. 172.101.
P.S.I. or psi
Pounds per square inch.
P.S.I.A. or psia
Pounds per square inch absolute.
Reportable Quantity (RQ)
The quantity specified in Column 3 of the Appendix to Sec. 172.101 for any material identified in Column 1 of the Appendix.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. 20590.
A statement on a shipping paper, signed by the shipper , saying he/she prepared the shipment properly according to law.
“This is to certify that the above named materials are properly classified, described, packaged, marked and labeled, and are in proper condition for transportation according to the applicable regulations or the Department of Transportation.”
“I hereby declare that the contents of this consignment are fully and accurately described above the proper shipping name and are classified, packed, marked and labeled, and are in all respects in proper condition for transport according to applicable international and national government regulations.”
- words may be inserted here to indicate mode of transportation (rail, aircraft, motor vehicle, vessel)
A shipping order, bill of lading, manifest or other shipping document serving a similar purpose and containing the information required by Sec. 172.202, 172.203, and 172.204.
A recognized chemical name or microbiological name currently used in scientific and technical handbooks, journals and texts.
A cargo-carrying vehicle, such as an automobile, van, tractor, truck, semi-trailer, tank car or rail car, used for the transportation of cargo by any mode. Each cargo-carrying body (trailer, rail car, etc.) is a separate transport vehicle.
UN Standard Packaging
A specification packaging conforming to the requirements in Subpart L and M of Part 178.