The Board of Transport
Commissioners for Canada
Commission des Transports
du Canada

Order no. G.O. 758

Thursday, the 31st of
May, A.D. 1951

In the matter of the Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Freight, and Specifications for Shipping Containers, approved by General Order No. 722, dated January 21, 1949:

1717.88.-58.

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner

W. J. Patterson
Commissioner

Upon reading the submissions filed—

It is ordered that the Regulations for the Transportation of Explosives and Other Dangerous Articles by Freight, and Specifications for Shipping Containers, approved by General Order No. 722, dated January 21, 1949, be, and they are hereby, amended by changing the numbering of Section 211 A (b) to read 211 A (1), and by adding the following paragraphs immediately following paragraph 211 A (1) of the said Regulations:

211 A (b) Titanium metal powder, dry, must be packed in specification containers as follows:

  1. Spec. 15A or 15B—Wooden boxes with inside metal containers, tightly and securely closed by push-in covers, held in place by soldering at least four joints, or in screw-cap metal cans. Inside containers must not exceed 10 pounds net each. Inside containers must be cushioned by incombustible material such as rock wool or asbestos wool. Gross weight of outside package must not exceed 75 pounds each.
  2. Spec. 17H or 37D—Metal barrels or drums (single-trip) with inside metal drum of not less than 20-gauge metal and with closure secured by positive means. The inside container shall be completely surrounded by not less than one inch of incombustible cushioning material.

Hugh Wardrope
Assistant Chief Commissioner,
The Board of Transport Commissioners for Canada.