Closure Notifications

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  • December 6, 2015

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION ADVICE – Steel Drums

Pursuant to the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation at 49 CFR 178.2(c)(1), we hereby provide this Notification of the closing method used for the containers sold to you under our Quotation.  This method of closure should be used to ensure that your containers have been closed in the same manner as when they were initially tested.  Under the applicable DOT regulations, any changes made to (a) the type, materials or dimensions of closures or (b) the method of closure may constitute a change to the design type of these containers, voiding the UN certification we have marked on them.  If there are any questions regarding proper closing methods, please contact your Account Manager or Customer Service representative.  Industrial Container Services highly recommends a copy of this Notification be kept on file and posted in a conspicuous location at your facility.

Closure Notification _ Steel Drums_REV 1.18.16

 

CLOSURE NOTIFICATION ADVICE – Plastic Drums and Intermediate Bulk Containers

Pursuant to the requirements of the U.S. Department of Transportation at 49 CFR 178.2(c)(1), we hereby provide this Notification of the closing method used for the containers sold to you under our Quotation.  This method of closure should be used to ensure that your containers have been closed in the same manner as when they were initially tested.  Under the applicable DOT regulations, any changes made to (a) the type, materials or dimensions of closures or (b) the method of closure may constitute a change to the design type of these containers, voiding the UN certification we have marked on them.  If there are any questions regarding proper closing methods, please contact your Account Manager or Customer Service representative.  Industrial Container Services highly recommends a copy of this Notification be kept on file and posted in a conspicuous location at your facility.

It is the responsibility of the shipper to close containers, after filling, using the torque and procedures below in order to return your container to full performance levels for their UN markings, which is required for shipping per 49 CFR 173.22(a)(4).

Closure Notification_Poly_IBC REV 1.18.16

 

 

*Proper closing of containers prior to shipping is the sole responsibility of the filler and/or shipper of the filled container.  The instructions above are general in nature and cover most applications, but may differ slightly  between ICS facilities.  For specific closure instructions, please contact the ICS facility that you wish to purchase from.