Inner Packaging - A packaging for which an outer packaging is required for transport. It does not
include the inner receptacle of a composite packaging.
Inner Receptacle - A receptacle which requires an outer packaging in order to perform its containment
function. The inner receptacle may be an inner packaging of a combination packaging or the inner
receptacle of a composite packaging.
Intermodal Container - A freight container designed and constructed to permit it to be used
interchangeably in two or more modes of transport.
Intermodal Portable Tank Or IM Portable Tank - A specific class of portable tanks designed
primarily for international intermodal use.
Jerrican - A metal or plastic packaging of rectangular or polygonal cross-section.
Label - Any diamond, square, or rectangular-shaped attachment to a package that identifies the
hazardous nature of a material.
Limited Quantity - when specified as such in a section applicable to a particular material, means the
maximum amount of a hazardous material for which there is a specific labeling or packaging exception.
Liquid - A material that has a vertical flow of over 2 inches (50mm) within a three minute period, or a
material having one gram or more liquid separation, when determined in accordance with the procedures
specified in ASTM D 4359-84, Standard Test Method for Determining whether a Material is a Liquid or
- A vessel used for the receiving, storing,
or dispensing of explosives.
Magnetic Material - Any packaged material that has a magnetic field strength of 0.002 gauss or more
measured at 2.1 m (7ft) from any surface of the package.
Mode - Any of the following transportation methods: rail, highway, air, or water.
Non-Bulk Packaging - A packaging which has: (1) A maximum capacity of 450 L (119 gallons) or less
as a receptacle for a liquid. (2) A maximum net mass of 400 kg (882 pounds) or less and a maximum
capacity of 450 L (119 Gallons) or less as a receptacle for a solid. (3) A water capacity of 454 kg (1000
pounds) or less as a receptacle for a gas as defined in 49 CFR, 173.115.
Non-Reusable Container - A packaging (container) whose reuse is restricted in accordance with the
provisions of 49 CFR, 173.28.
Operator - A person who controls the use of an aircraft, vessel, or vehicle.