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552.223-73 Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Marking, and Labeling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) For Shipments.

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552.223-73 Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Marking, and Labeling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) For Shipments.

552.223-73 Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Marking, and Labeling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) For Shipments.

As prescribed in 523.303(c), insert the following clause:

Preservation, Packaging, Packing, Marking, and Labeling of Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) For Shipments (Jun 2015)

      (a)  Definition. “United States,” as used in this clause, means the 48 adjoining U.S. States, Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. territories and possessions, such as Puerto Rico.

      (b)  Preservation, packaging, packing, marking, and labeling of hazardous materials for export shipment outside the United States in all transport modes shall comply with the following, as applicable:

           (1)  International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code as established by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

           (2)  U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Material Regulation (HMR) 49 CFR parts 171 through 180. (Note: Classifications permitted by the HMR, but not permitted by the IMDG code, such as Consumer Commodities classed as ORM-D, shall be packaged in accordance with the IMDG Code and dual-marked with both Consumer Commodity and IMDG marking and labeling.)

           (3) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200.

           (4)  International Air Transport Association (IATA), Dangerous Goods Regulation and/or International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Technical Instructions.

           (5)  AFMAN 24-204, Air Force Inter-Service Manual, Preparing Hazardous Materials For Military Air Shipments.

           (6)  Any preservation, packaging, packing, marking, and labeling requirements contained elsewhere in this solicitation and contract.

      (c)  Preservation, packaging, packing, marking, and labeling of hazardous materials for domestic shipments within the United States in all transport modes shall comply with the following; as applicable:

           (1)  U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Material Regulation (HMR) 49 CFR parts 171 through 180.

           (2) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1200.

           (3)  Any preservation, packaging, packing, marking, and labeling requirements contained elsewhere in this solicitation and contract.

      (d)  Hazardous Material Packages designated for outside the United States destinations through Forwarding Points, Distribution Centers, or Container Consolidation Points (CCPs) shall comply with the IMDG, IATA, ICAO or AFMAN 24-204 codes, as applicable.

      (e)  The test certification data showing compliance with performance-oriented packaging or UN-approved packaging requirements shall be made available to GSA contract administration/management representatives or regulatory inspectors upon request.

(End of clause)