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(i) Samples of representative items purchased by the Center;

(ii) Current DSA invitations for bid and requests for proposals, arranged by two-digit FSC groups;

(iii) The “Commerce Business Daily";

(iv) Brochures and pamphlets related to doing business with DSA, and other Government agencies; and

(v) Other pertinent material of assistance to an inquiring businessman. (34 F.R. 17290, Oct. 24, 1969]

CHAPTER XIII—BUREAU OF MINES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Part 1301 Control of explosives and their ingredients in time of war or national

emergency. 1302 General license pertaining to explosives.

Note: Other regulations issued by the Department of the Interior appear in_Title 18, Chapters IV and V; Title 25, Chapters I and II; Title 30, Chapters I and II; Title 32A, Chapter X; Title 36, Chapter I; Title 41, Chapters 14, 14H and 114; Title 43, Chapters I and II; and Title 50, Chapters I, II and IV.

PART 1301—CONTROL OF EXPLO.

SIVES AND THEIR INGREDIENTS IN
TIME OF WAR OR NATIONAL

EMERGENCY Sec. 1301.1 Hitect and operation of regulations. 1801.2 Definitions. 1801.3 Application of act and regulations;

exceptions. 1301.4 Licenses, kind, scope and restric

tions. 1301.5 Licenses, term and transferability. 1901.6 Qualifications of applicants for ll.

cense. 1301.7 Applications for licenses; forms. 1801.8

Filing of applications. 1301.9 Issuance of licenses. 1301.10 copies of licenses. 1301.11 Licensing agents; instructions. 1301.12 Appeals; procedure. 1801.18 Information available to omcials and

the public. 1301.14 Licensees; duties and obligations. 1301.18 Sales of explosives and ingredients. 1801.16 Transportation of explosives. 1301.18 Special instructions for vendors. 1301.19 Special instructions for manufac

turers. 1301.20 Special instructions for industries

using explosives. 1301.21 Instructions for explosives investi.

gators. 1801.22 Revocation of Ucenses. 1301.23 Reissuance of expired licenses.

Sec. 1301.24 General requirements for storage

and handling. 1301.25 Storage of high explosives. 1301.26 Storage of low explosives. 1301.27 Storage of detonators. 1301.28 Storage of fuse. 1801.29 Storage of explosives ingredients. 1301.30 Modification of storage and ban.

dling requirements. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this Part 1301 issued under sec. 18, 40 Stat. 388, as amended; 50 U.S.C. 140. § 1301.1 Effect and operation of regu

lations. The regulations in this part have the force and effect of law. Any person violating them is guilty of a misdemeanor which is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year or by both such fine and imprisonment. They are in operation during the existence of a state of war declared by Congress or proclaimed by the President or of a national emergency proclaimed by the President as requiring the application of the provisions of the Federal Explosives Act and remain in operation until the termination of the war or revocation of any such proclamation. 17 F. R. 305, Jan. 16, 1942. Redesignated at 14 F. R. 5021, Aug. 18, 1949]

* The regulations in this chapter, under the specific terms of the act (40 Stat. 885; 60 U. 8. C. Chapter 8) are applicable "when the United States is at war."

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§ 1301.2 Definitions.

(a) The terms “act” or “Federal Explosives Act” mean that certain act of October 6, 1917 (40 Stat. 385), as amended by the act of December 26, 1941 (55 Stat. 863; 50 U.S.C. 121-142).

(b) The terms "explosive" and "explosives" mean any of the following chemical compounds or mechanical mixtures: Amatol (mixture of ammonium nitrate and

trinitrotoluene). Ammonal (mixture of ammonium nitrate,

trinitrotoluene, and powdered aluminum,

with or without other ingredients). Azides. Black powder-all forms (except in com

pletely assembled cartridges for small arms

or shotguns). Caps, blasting (fuse and electric types), de

tonating-all classes except percussion

caps and small arms primers. Detonators. Dynamites. Fulminates. Fuse of all varieties, used in connection with

setting off explosives. Guncotton (see "nitrocellulose"). Gunpowder and gunpowder mixtures (except

in completely assembled cartridges for

small arms or shotguns). Hexanitrodiphenylamine (dipicrylamine,

hexamine). Nitrocellulose exceeding 12.2 percent nitrogen. Nitroglucose. Nitroglycerin (except in pharmacopoeia solu

tion, or in form of pills, or granules, containing not more than one-fiftieth of a

grain each, for pharmaceutical purposes). Nitroglycol (dinitroglycol, ethyleneglycol

dinitrate). Nitromannite (mannitolhexanitrate, except

in form of puls or granules containing not over three-fourths of a grain each of ni

tromannite, for pharmaceutical purposes). Nitrostarch. Nitrosugar. Permissible explosives. Pentaerythritetetranitrate (penthrite or

pentrite, PETN). Picrates. Picric acid (except in solutions not exceeding

1.25 percent at normal or room temperature, for medicinal use, in quantities not

exceeding 8 fluid ounces of such solution). Potassium nitrate powders (black saltpeter

powder and niter). Schneiderite (mixture of ammonium nitrate

and dinitronapththalene, with or without

other ingredients). Smokeless powder (except in completely as

sembled cartridges for small arms or shot

guns). Sodium nitrate powders (black soda powder). Squibs. Styphanates. Tetryl (trinitrophenylmethylnitramine, tetranitromethylaniline, tetrallte, pyronite).

Tetranitroaniline (TNA). Tetranitronaphthalene. Trimethylenetrinitramine (hexogen, T., cy

clonite). Trinitroanisol (methyl picrate, trinitrophenyl

methyl ether).
Trinitrocresol (crysylite).
Trinitrotoluene (triton, TNT).
Trinitroxylene (TNX).

(c) The terms "ingredient" and "ingredients” mean any of the following chemicals (except in tablet, capsule or liquid form for medicinal purposes) : Chlorates:

Ammonium.
Barium.
Potassium.

Sodium.
Liquid air.
Liquid oxygen.
Nitrates:

Ammonium.
Potassium.

Sodium.
Perchlorates:

Perchloric acid and salts. Phosphorus.

(d) The term “person” shall include executive departments, independent establishments, and other agencies of the United States, the District of Columbia, Territories, and insular possessions of the United States, States, and municipalities and other political subdivisions thereof; and individuals, partnerships, associations, societies, and corporations.

(e) The term “Director" means the Director of the Bureau of Mines.

(f) The term “Licensing Agent" means a person authorized to administer oaths who has been designated by the Director and authorized to issue certain licenses in accordance with the act and regulations.

(g) The term "Explosives Investigator" means an employee of the Bureau of Mines authorized by the Director to investigate compliance with the act and the causes of explosions and fires in all places in which explosives are manufactured, transported, stored or used or in which there is reason to believe explosives were involved.

(h) The term “regional oficer” means any supervising engineer or any engineer in charge at any district or subdistrict office, respectively, of the Health and Safety Division of the Bureau of Mines.

(i) The term "foreman" means any employee whose duties include the sale or issuance of explosives or ingredients

for and on behalf of his employer to other lishments or to the character and quanemployees, agents, or independent con- tity of explosives manufactured under tractors of his employer.

the authority of, or sold to, the military

or naval services or the Federal Bureau 17 F.R. 305, Jan. 18, 1942 as amended at 9 FR. 4130, Apr. 19, 1944; 9 F.R. 4384, Apr. 25,

of Investigation but shall comply with all 1944; 9 F.R. 13835, Nov. 21, 1944. Redesig

other requirements of the act and regulanated at 14 F.R. 5021, Aug. 13, 1949)

tions and shall be subject to the criminal

penalties of the act for violations of the § 1301.3 Application of act and regula

act or regulations. tions; exceptions.

(3) Employees dealing with foreman. The act and regulations require the Employees may purchase or accept exlicensing of all persons and establish

plosives or ingredients for use in the opments for operations relating to explo- erations of their employer from another sives or ingredients, with the following

employee of their employer licensed as a exceptions:

foreman, without themselves obtaining (a) Persons and operations excepted- licenses. (1) Military and naval services and the (4) Exportation and importation. No Federal Bureau of Investigation. No license under the Federal Explosives Act license is required for the manufacture, is required for the exportation or imdistribution, storage, sale, purchase, pos- portation of explosives or ingredients, session, handling or use of explosives license for which is required under the or ingredients by the military or naval

provisions of the following statutes, or services of the United States or the Fed- under any proclamation or regulation eral Bureau of Investigation.

issued pursuant thereto: Act of January (2) Operations for military and related 31, 1922 (42 Stat. 361), prohibiting unpurposes. No license is required for restricted export of arms to certain arsenals, navy yards, depots, or other countries where domestic violence ocestablishments owned by the United curs; the Neutrality Act of November 4, States and operated by or on behalf of 1939 (54 Stat. 4); and the National Dethe National Military Establishment. fense Act of July 2, 1940 (54 Stat. 712). This exception includes all operations However, persons who export or import within such establishments and all pur- explosives or ingredients under the above chases and shipments which are covered statutes must keep a record of such by Government bills of lading addressed transactions, which shall include the to or shipped by officers of the military or quantity and description of the explonaval services at such establishments. sives and ingredients, the dates of shipA license is required for private operators ment and delivery, the name of the vessel of such establishments who purchase ex- used, the name and address of the conplosives or ingredients for shipment or signee, consignor, vendor purchaser, who ship on other than Government bills carrier, and other interested parties. of lading. A license is also required for This record shall be retained by the expersons who manufacture explosives porter or importer until called for by the under the authority of the Ur States Director, or until one year after the terfor, or sell explosives to, the military or mination of the present war, and shall naval services of the United States or the

be open for inspection at all times by Federal Bureau of Investigation. How- the Director or his authorized representever, no license applied for by such atives. No license under the Federal private operator or other person shall be Explosives Act is required for the expordenied or revoked in so far as the license tation of explosives or ingredients which is needed for the operations of arsenals, constitute defense articles within the navy yards, depots or other establish- meaning of section 2 of the Lend-Lease ments owned by the United States and Act of March 11, 1941 (55 Stat. 31), and operated by or on behalf of the National which under the authority of section Military Establishment, or in so far as a 3 (a) (2) of that act have been disposed license covers the manufacture under the

of to the government of any country authority of the United States of ex- whose defense the President deems vital plosives for, or their sale to, the military to the defense of the United States. or naval services or the Federal Bureau (b) Explosives and ingredients exof Investigation. Applicants for licenses cepted-(1) Ingredients in small quanand licensees shall not be required to tities. Ingredients in small quantities disclose information relating to the and not used or intended to be used in operations of the above-described estab- the manufacture of explosives. The

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