USDOT Hazardous Materials Table 49CFR 172.101

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Class 7 Radioactive Materials
49CFR 173 Subpart I


  • Class 7 Explanation:
  • Listing of Class 7 Materials

U.S. Code of Federal Regulations Title 49 Section 172 shipping regulations and proper shipping names of class 7 Radioactive Materials.

Domestic class 7 radioactives placard
International class 7 radioactives placard

symHazardous materials description and proper shipping namesHaz class or divID#PGLCSpec prov §172.102Pack §173Qty limitVessel
ExcepNon BulkBulkPass air/railCargo air onlyLocOther
Current as of January 2006
 Radioactive material, excepted package-articles manufactured from natural uranium or depleted uranium or natural thorium7UN2909 None422, 426422, 426422, 426A
 Radioactive material, excepted package-empty packaging7UN2908 Empty422, 428422, 428422, 428A
 Radioactive material, excepted package-instruments or articles7UN2911 None422, 424422, 424A
 Radioactive material, excepted package-limited quantity of material7UN2910 None421, 422421, 422421, 422A
 Radioactive material, low specific activity (LSA-I) non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2912 7A56, T5, TP4, W7421, 422, 428427427A95, 129
 Radioactive material, low specific activity (LSA-II) non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN3321 7A56, T5, TP4, W7.421, 422, 428427427A95, 129
 Radioactive material, low specific activity (LSA-III) non fissile or fissile excepted7UN3322 7A56, T5, TP4, W7421, 422, 428427427A95, 129
 Radioactive material, surface contaminated objects (SCO-I or SCO-II) non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2913 7A56421, 422, 428427427A95
 Radioactive material, transported under special arrangement, fissile7UN3331 7A56, 139A95, 105
 Radioactive material, transported under special arrangement, non fissile or fissile excepted7UN2919 7A56, 139A95, 105
 Radioactive material, Type A package non-special form, non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2915 7A56, W7, W8415, 418, 419415, 418, 419A95, 130
 Radioactive material, Type A package, fissile non-special form7UN3327 7A56, W7, W8453417417A95, 105, 131
 Radioactive material, Type A package, special form non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN3332 7A56, W7, W8415, 476415, 476A95
 Radioactive material, Type A package, special form, fissile7UN3333 7A56, W7, W8453417, 476417, 476A95, 105
 Radioactive material, Type B(M) package non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2917 7A56416416A95, 105
 Radioactive material, Type B(M) package, fissile7UN3329 7A56453417417A95, 105
 Radioactive material, Type B(U) package non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2916 7A56416416A95, 105
 Radioactive material, Type B(U) package, fissile7UN3328 7A56453417417A95, 105
 Radioactive material, uranium hexafluoride non fissile or fissile-excepted7UN2978 7, 8423420, 427420, 427A95, 132
 Radioactive material, uranium hexafluoride, fissile7UN2977 7, 8453417, 420417, 420A95, 132

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This data was compiled from the Hazardous Materials Table from the United States "Code of Federal Regulations" title 49 section 172.101.


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