MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 57.6201
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30 CFR § 57.6201
Separation of transported explosive material.
Detonators shall not be transported on the same vehicle or conveyance with other explosives except as follows:
(a) Detonators in quantities of more than 1000 may be transported in a vehicle or conveyance with explosives or blasting agents provided the detonators are--
(1) Maintained in the original packaging as shipped from the manufacturer; and
(2) Separated from explosives or blasting agents by 4-inches of hardwood or equivalent, or a laminated partition. The hardwood or equivalent shall be fastened to the vehicle or conveyance. When a laminated partition is used, operators must follow the provisions of the Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME) Safety Library Publication No.22, ``Recommendations for the Safe Transportation of Detonators in a Vehicle with other Explosive Materials,'' (May 1993), and the ``Generic Loading Guide for the IME-22 Container,'' (October 1993). This incorporation by reference has been approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies are available at MSHA, 1100 Wilson Boulevard Room 2436, Arlington, Virginia 22209-3939, and at all Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health district offices, or available for inspection at the Office of the Federal Register, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., 7th Floor, suite 700, Washington, DC.
(b) Detonators in quantities of 1000 or fewer may be transported with explosives or blasting agents provided the detonators are--
(1) Kept in closed containers; and
(2) Separated from explosives or blasting agents by 4-inches of hardwood or equivalent, or a laminated partition. The hardwood or equivalent shall be fastened to the vehicle or conveyance. When a laminated partition is used, operators must follow the provisions of IME Safety Library Publication No. 22, ``Recommendations for the Safe Transportation of Detonators in a Vehicle with other Explosive Materials,'' (May 1993), and the ``Generic Loading Guide for the IME-22 Container,'' (October 1993). This incorporation by reference has been approved by the Director of the Federal Register in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552(a) and 1 CFR part 51. Copies are available at MSHA, 4015 Wilson Boulevard, Room 728, Arlington, VA 22209-3939 , and at all Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health district offices, or available for inspection at the Office of the Federal Register, 800 North Capitol Street, NW., 7th Floor, suite 700, Washington, DC.