ASTM-D3951 Standard Practice for Commercial Packaging

ASTM-D3951 - 2015 EDITION - CURRENT
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Scope

1.1 This practice establishes minimum requirements for packaging of supplies and equipment, exclusive of ammunition, explosives, or hazardous materials, as covered in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Notes

Claudia's Notes:
This practice covers the requirements for the commercial preservation, packaging, packing (exterior container), unitization, and marking for supplies and equipment.

FYI: ASTM D3951 is applicable to Department of Defense shipments for:
1) Items intended for immediate use,
2) Items for not-mission-capable supply,
3) Items intended for depot operational consumption,
4) Small parcel shipments (CONUS), not-for-stock, and
5) Direct vendor deliveries (CONUS ONLY).

All other Department of Defense shipments should use MIL-STD-2073–1.

Keywords

commercial packaging; intermediate; packaging; preservation; unit package;; ICS Number Code 55.020 (Packaging and distibution of goods in general)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.10 (Packaging; Flexible Barrier Packaging)

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55.020 (Packaging and distribution of goods in general)

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Document Number

ASTM-D3951-15

Revision Level

2015 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Feb. 15, 2016

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

D10.27