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1.1 This practice establishes minimum requirements for packaging of supplies and equipment, exclusive of ammunition, explosives, or hazardous materials, as covered in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D996 Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments
D1974 Practice for Methods of Closing, Sealing, and Reinforcing Fiberboard Boxes
D4169 Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems
D5118/D5118M Practice for Fabrication of Fiberboard Shipping Boxes
D5168 Practice for Fabrication and Closure of Triple-Wall Corrugated Fiberboard Containers
D5445 Practice for Pictorial Markings for Handling of Goods
D6039/D6039M Specification for Open and Covered Wood Crates
D6251/D6251M Specification for Wood-Cleated Panelboard Shipping Boxes
D6254/D6254M Specification for Wirebound Pallet-Type Wood Boxes
D6255/D6255M Specification for Steel or Aluminum Slotted Angle Crates
D6256/D6256M Specification for Wood-Cleated Shipping Boxes with Skidded, Load-Bearing Bases
D6880 Specification for Wood Boxes
D7478/D7478M Specification for Heavy Duty Sheathed Wood Crates
Code of Federal RegulationsTitle49 Transportation (Parts 100 to 199)
ICS Number Code 55.020 (Packaging and distibution of goods in general)