Rescinded by
G.O. 588
The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. G.O. 577

Tuesday, the 6th of
September, A.D. 1938

In the matter of the application of Canadian Industries Limited for permission to make shipments of fuse powder from Beloeil to Staynerville, Québec, in boxes manufactured in accordance with C.R.C. Specification No. 14, containing two cloth bags each holding twenty-five pounds of powder.


S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner

G. A. Stone


It is ordered:

That the Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives by Freight, approved by General Order No. 204, dated August 11, 1917, as amended, be, and they are hereby, further amended by adding the following after paragraph No. 1534 in Section 2 of the regulations, namely:—

1534a. Black fuse powder may also be packed for shipment in cloth bags, of capacity not exceeding 25 pounds net weight, provided the completed shipping package shall be capable of standing a drop of four feet without rupture of inner or outer containers; the bags to be packed in wooden boxes, Specification 14. The completed package shall not contain more than fifty pounds net weight of black fuse powder.

S. J. McLean
Asst. Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.