Note: Recognized standard test methods utilizing procedures similar to those specified above which produce
similar results may also be used. Also includes any aerosol that is required to be labeled "Flammable" under the
US Federal Hazardous Substance Act. Included are ICAO Flammable non-refillable receptacles made of metal,
glass, or plastic and containing a gas compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure, with or without a liquid,
paste, or powder, and fitted with a self-closing release device allowing the contents to be ejected as solid or
liquefied particles in suspension in a gas, as a foam, paste or powder, or in a liquid or gaseous state. Excluded are
refillable compressed gas cylinders or flasks which are assigned a "G" series code.
V4 - DOT Combustible Liquid, OSHA IIIA. Any product that does not meet the definition of any other hazard
class or HCC and has a flash point (closed cup) above 141oF (60.5oC) and at or below 200oF (93oC). OSHA
Class IIIA items are included in this definition.
V5 - High Flash Point Materials, OSHA IIIB. Materials, not meeting the definition of any other HCC, that
have a flash point above 200oF (93oC). Excluded from this definition are Petroleum Oils and Lubricants (POLs)
as they have a separate HCC (V6). OSHA Class IIIB liquids are included in this definition.
V6 - Petroleum Products. Materials, not meeting the definition of any other HCC, containing petroleum
products which could cause an environmental hazard if spilled on water or land. This category includes oils,
greases, and lubricants that could be categorized in Federal Supply Class 9150 or 9160 as defined in the Federal
Supply Classification Cataloging Handbook H2-1.
V7 - Environmental Hazard. Materials, not meeting the definition of any other HCC, which contain an
Extremely Hazardous Substance listed in 40 CFR, Part 355, Appendix A or B, or a CERCLA Hazardous
Substance listed in 40 CFR, Part 302.4, or a Toxic Chemical listed in 40 CFR, Part 372.65. In deciding whether
or not a product falls into this category, determine if the concentration of a chemical exceeds the established de
minimis limits which compare to the requirement for reporting the existence of the chemical under 29 CFR
1910.1200 section (g)(2)(i)(C)(1).
X1 - Multiple Hazards Under One National Stock Number (NSN). System generated code to reflect the
existence of more than one HCC for an NSN. It reflects the fact that different products under the NSN have
different hazards and consequently different HCCs.
Z1 - Article Containing Asbestos. An article in accordance with 29 CFR 1910.1200 which contains asbestos, or
an item containing asbestos which under conditions of storage would not be expected to release hazardous
materials and would not pose a physical hazard or health risk to employees. This category includes, but is not
limited to, asbestos gaskets, brake shoes, or other products in which the asbestos is bound or otherwise
immobilized to the point that exposure to personnel in a storage environment is minimal.