552.223-70 Hazardous Substances.

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

Hazardous Substances (May 1989)

      (a)  If the packaged items to be delivered under this contract are of a hazardous substance and ordinarily are intended or considered to be for use as a household item, this contract is subject to the Federal Hazardous Materials Act, as amended (15 U.S.C.1261-1276), implementing regulations thereof (16CFRChapterII), and Federal Standard No.123, Marking for Shipment (Civil Agencies), issue in effect on the date of this solicitation.

      (b)  The packaged items to be delivered under this contract are subject to the preparation of shipping documents, the preparation of items for transportation, shipping container construction, package making, package labeling, when required, shipper’s certification of compliance, and transport vehicle placarding in accordance with Parts171 through 178 of 49CFRand the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act.

      (c)  The minimum packaging acceptable for packaging Department of Transportation regulated hazardous materials shall be those in 49CFR173.

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