Fish Meal & Ethoxyquin

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[2005] 46CFR148.04-9-- Sec. 148.04-9 Fishmeal or scrap, ground or pelletized; fishmeal or)

[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 46, Volume 5]
[Revised as of October 1, 2003]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 46CFR148.04-9]

[Page 19]

TITLE 46--SHIPPING

CHAPTER I--COAST GUARD, DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (CONTINUED)

PART 148--CARRIAGE OF SOLID HAZARDOUS MATERIALS IN BULK--Table of Contents

Subpart 148.04--Special Additional Requirements for Certain Material

Sec. 148.04-9 Fishmeal or scrap, ground or pelletized; fishmeal or scrap,
ground and pelletized (mixture).

(a) The fishmeal or scrap, ground or pelletized and fishmeal or
scrap, ground and pelletized mixture must contain at least 6 percent
moisture by weight but not more than 12 percent moisture by weight.
(b) The material must not contain more than 18 percent fat by
weight.
(c) At the time of production of the material, it must be treated
with at least 400 ppm antioxidant (ethoxyquin); in the case where the
material contains more than 12 percent fat by weight, it must be treated
with at least 1000 ppm antioxidant (ethoxyquin) at the time of
production.
(d) Shipment of the material in bulk must take place within twelve
months of the date of production.
(e) The temperature of the material to be loaded must not, at the
time of loading exceed 35 <deg>C (95 <deg>F), or 5 <deg>F above ambient
temperature, whichever is greater.
(f) The material must contain at least 100 ppm antioxidant
(ethoxyquin) at the time of shipment.
(g) Each shipment of the material in bulk must be accompanied by a
statement in which the shipper certifies:
(1) The moisture content of the material;
(2) The fat content of the material;
(3) The concentration of antioxidant (ethoxyquin) in the material in
ppm at the time the material is loaded on a vessel in bulk;
(4) Date and place of production of the material; and
(5) The physical state of the material (ground, pelletized, or
mixture).
(h) Temperature readings must be taken three times a day and
recorded. If the temperature of the cargo exceeds 130 <deg>F and
continues to increase, ventilation to the hold must be restricted.

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 49, Volume 2]
[Revised as of October 1, 2005]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
[CITE: 49CFR173.218]

[Page 544]

TITLE 49--TRANSPORTATION

CHAPTER I--PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION,
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PART 173_SHIPPERS_GENERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR SHIPMENTS AND PACKAGINGS
--Table of Contents

Subpart E_Non-bulk Packaging for Hazardous Materials Other Than Class 1
and Class 7

Sec. 173.218 Fish meal or fish scrap.

(a) Except as provided in Column (7) of the HMT in Sec. 172.101 of
this subchapter, fish meal or fish scrap, containing at least 6%, but
not more than 12% water, is authorized for transportation by vessel only
when packaged as follows:
(1) Burlap (jute) bag;
(2) Multi-wall paper bag;
(3) Polyethylene-lined burlap or paper bag;
(4) Cargo tank;
(5) Portable tank;
(6) Rail car; or
(7) Freight container.
(b) [Reserved]
(c) When fish scrap or fish meal is offered for transportation by
vessel in bulk in freight containers, the fish meal must contain at
least 100 ppm of anti-oxident (ethoxyquin) at the time of shipment.

[Amdt. 173-224, 55 FR 52643, Dec. 21, 1990, as amended at 68 FR 45034,
July 31, 2003]