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Actuating cartridges, ex.
plosive, fire extinguisher or valve.
No label required. Stowage:
"On deck under cover.'
150 Ib. gr. wt. Strong fiberboard boxes, not over 65 lb. gr. wt.
Blasting caps--1,000 or
less. Blasting caps with safety
fuse-1,000 or less caps. Electric blasting caps
1,000 or less. Blasting caps with metal
clad mild detonating fuse-1,000 or less.
Used to actuate the values on remotely controlled fire ei.
tinguishers. Do not stow in the same compartment with inflammable liquids, inflammable solids or oxidizing materials, corrosive liquids or inflam
mable compressed gases. Each outside container must
be plainly marked “Actuating Cartridges, Explosive, Fire Extinguisher-Handle Carefully" or “Actuating Cartridges, Explosive,
Valve-Handle Carefully''. Blasting caps are small tubes,
usually made of an alloy of either copper or aluminum, or of molded plastic, closed at one end and loaded with a charge of initiating or priming explosives, Class A-Type 4, either with or or without other suitable explosives. The total weight of explosives shall not exceed 150 grains. Blasting caps which have been provided with a means for firing by an electric current, and sealed, are known as electric
blasting caps. Do not stow blasting caps
with any high explosive. Do not handle blasting caps at the same time high explosives are being loaded. Each outside box must be
plainly marked with the appropriate descriptive name of the contents as: “(num. ber) Blasting caps-Handle carefully.” “(number) Electric blasting caps-Handle carefully." "(number) Blasting caps with safety fuseHandle carefully." "(num. ber) Blasting caps with met. al clad mild detonatingfuse
Handle carefully." In addition each box must
bear the marking “Do not store or load with any high explosive."
Stowage. Portable maga ines or
metal luckers. Outside containers: Wooden boxes: (ICC-14, 15A, 16A) WIC, 1101
over 150 lb. gr. wt. Fiberboard boxes: (ICC-12H, 23F, 23H) WIC,
not over 75 lb. gr. wt. NOTE: Blasting caps in any quan
tity shall not be stowed in the same magazine with any other explosive or in any locker in
which fireworks are stowed. They may be stowed in portable
magazines or metal lockers provided such are located in cargo carrying compartments away from all sources of heat and in which no inflammable liquids, inflammable solids or oxidizing materials, corrosive liquids or inflammable compressed gases, are stowed.
Cordeau detonant fuse... Cordeau detonant fuse is a No label required.. Stowage:
"On deck under cover.
“Tween decks readily accessi. or cyclotrimethylene trini. tramine not exceeding 400
“Under deck away from heat." grains per linear foot, over
Outside containers: spun with tapes, yarns and
Strong wooden boxes not over plastics or waterproofing
150 lb. gr. wt. compounds. Wire counter
Strong fiberboard boxes not over ing is permissible.
65 lb. gr. wt.
clad, consists of a core con.
partment with inflammable
mable compressed gases.
be plainly marked: “Cor.
the case may be.
“On deck under cover.' a small amount of explosive
“Tween decks readily accessicomposition and igniting
ble." compound which is ignited
“Under deck away from beat." by an electric spark.
Outside containers: Cigarette loads..... Cigarette loads consist of No label required. Wooden boxes (ICC-15A, 15B, wooden pegs to which are
16A, 19A) not over 150 lb. gr. affixed a small amount of
wt. explosive composition.
Fiberboard boxes (ICC-12B) Trick matches.
Trick matches are matches No label required. not over 65 lb. gr. wt.
which have small amounts
consist of spheres containing
or compartment with in-
flammable compressed gases.
be plainly marked "Explo-
No label required.. Stowage:
“On deck under cover."
Outside containers: No label required. Strong wooden or metal boxes,
not over 150 lb. gr. wt. Fiberboard boxes (ICC-128, 23F,
23H) not over 65 lb. gr. wt.
No label required.
Explosive cable cutters.. Explosive cable cutters consist
of a metal device containing a knife-edged component which is propelled by a small charge of an explosive
compound Explosive power devices, Explosive power devices, Class o
Class C, are devices de signed to drive generators or mechanical apparatus by means of propellant explosives, Class B. The devices consist of a housing with a contained propellant charge and an electric igniter or
squib. Explosive release devices. Explosive release devices con
sist of a rod or link fitted with means for mechanica attachment to other apparatus or equipment and con. taining a small electrically initiated explosive charge which will break the rod or
link upon functioning. Starter cartridges, jet en- Starter cartridges, jet engine, gine, Class .
Class C, consist of a metal, plastic and/or rubber case each containing a pressed cylindrical block of flammable solid material and having in the top of the case a small compartment that encloses an electric squib, small amount of black pow. der and/or smokeless powder which constitute an igniter. The starter cartridge is used to activate a mechanical starter for jet engines. Do not stow in the same com
partment with inflammable siquids, inflammable solids and oxidizing materials, corrosive liquids or inflammable
compressed gases. Each outside container must
be plainly marked "Explo. sive Cable Cutters," "Explosive Power Devices, Class C,". "Explosive Re. lease Devices," or "Starter Cartridges, Jet Engine, Class C," and "Handle Carefully-Keep Fire Away.”
No label required. NOTE 1: Starter cartridges, jet en.
gine, must have igniter wires short-circuited when packed for shipment.