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Table E-Classification: Inflammable

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Stowage:

"On deck protected."
On deck under cover.”
“Tween decks."

“Under deck." Outside containers:

Strong metal cans.
Metal or fiber drums.
Barrels or kegs.
Wooden or fiberboard boxes,

WIO.
NOTE 1: It is not required that

the above containers be ICC specification containers although ICC specification containers are acceptable, but the ship's officer in charge of loading shall satisfy himself that they are sufficient in all respects for the purpose intended. He shall refuse any containers showing damage, leakage or inability to properly

contain the substance. NOTE 2: Aluminum nitrate, Bar

ium nitrate, Calcium nitrate, Guanidine nitrate, Nitrate of soda and potash, Potassium nitrate, Sodium nitrate, and Strontium nitrate may in addition be packed as follows: Bulk. Bulk in sift-proof, closed R.R.

freight cars or highway vehicles. Burlap bags, not over 200 lb. net

wt., moisture-proof, made tight against sifting and of not less

than 742 oz. burlap. Multi-wall paper bags, not over

110 lb. net wt., at least 4 ply construction, moisture-proof and made tight against sifting.

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Table E-Classification: Inflammable

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Nitrates - Continued
Barium nitrate.--

Colorless, odorless crystals or Yellow.

white crystalline powder.
Soluble in water.
Poisonous if taken internally.
Stow away from foodstuffs.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo

sives or acids (white label). Calcium nitrate...

A white, deliquescent mass. No label required.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of all

combustible materials.
Soluble in water.
Stow separate from all com-
bustible materials, explo-

sives or acids (white label). Guanidine nitrate... Colorless crystals of fine gran- Yellow

ular powder
Moderately soluble in water.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo

sives or acids (white label). Lead nitrate...

A heavy, white crystalline salt. Yellow.
Will support combustion of or.

ganic matter. Poisonous.
Soluble in water.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo-
sives, acids (white label), or

foodstuffs.
Magnesium nitrate.... Colorless, clear crystals.... Yellow

Soluble in water.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of all

combustible materials.
Stow separate from all com.

bustible materials, explo

sives or acids (white label).
Nitrate of soda and potash. Mixture of sodium and potas. No label required.

sium nitrate.
Soluble in water.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of all

combustible materials.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo-
sives, inflammable liquids,

or acids.
Nitrates in bulk or in bags

should not be stowed in the
same compartment with
combustible materials, ex-
plosives, inflammable liq-
uids (red label), or acids

(white label).
Carefully clean and remove

all residue of nitrate remain-
ing in a compartment used
for the stowage of this sub-

stance.
Nitrates N. O S... Any nitrate, classifying as an Yellow.

oxidizing material in accord-
ance with these regulations,
that is not specified by name

herein.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of all

combustible material.
Soluble in water.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible material, explo-
sives, or acids (white label).

solids and oxidizing materials Continued

Required conditions for transportation-Continued

Passenger vessel

Ferry vessel, passenger or vehicle

R. R. car ferry, passenger or veblole

Table E-Classification: Inflammable

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White granular of crystalline No label required.

powder.
Soluble in water.
Involved in a fire will greatly in-

tensify the burning of all com

bustible materials.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo

sives, inflammable liquids,
Nitrates in bulk or in bags

should not be stowed in the
same compartment with
combustible materials, ex-
plosives, inflammable liq-
uids (red label), or acids

(white label).
Carefully clean and remove

all residue of nitrate remain-
ing in a compartment used
for the stowage of this sub-

stance.
Colorless, transparent, tabular, Yellow.

thombic crystals, becoming
gray of grayish-black upon
exposure to light in the pres-

ence of organic matter.
Odorless, with bitter caustic me-

tallic taste.
Soluble in cold water.
Caustic to skin.
White or yellowish crystalline No label required.

salts.
Soluble in water.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of ail

combustible materials.
Stow separate from all com-

bustible materials, explo-
sives, inflammable liquids
(red label), or acids (white
label).
Nitrates in bulk or in bags

should not be stowed in the
same compartment with
combustible materials, ex-
plosives, inflammable liq-
uids (red label), or acids
(white label).
Carefully clean and remove all

residue of nitrate remaining
in a compartment used for
the stowage of this substance.
White granules or powder ... No label required.
Soluble in water.
Involved in a fire will greatly

intensify the burning of all

combustible materials.
Stow separate from all com.
bustible materials, explosives,
inflammable liquids (red
label), or acids (white label).

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