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Subpart 1.

Prohibitions; scope.

Explosives and blasting agents, special industrial explosives, and newly developed and unclassified explosives must not be sold or transferred in this state except as provided in items A to D. This part does not apply to the following commodities and items:


stocks of small arms ammunition, propellant-actuated power cartridges, small arms ammunition primers, and smokeless propellants;


explosive-actuated power devices when in quantities of less than 50 pounds net weight of explosive;


fuse lighters and fuse igniters; and


safety fuses not including detonating cords and 3/32-inch cannon fuses or matchlock fuses (slow match).

Subp. 2.

Marking required.

A vendor, transferor, buyer, or transferee of explosives within this state shall not accept or deliver dynamite or other explosive in any quantity unless each carton or other usual primary container of the explosive is plainly labeled, stamped, or marked with identification numbers and with the words "Dangerous Explosives." It is unlawful for a person to use or possess an explosive not so marked. Unmarked explosives found in the possession of any person may be confiscated, seized, or destroyed by the commissioner or a law enforcement officer.

Subp. 3.

Information required for delivery.

A vendor or transferor of explosives within this state may deliver explosives to another person only after first obtaining and recording the following information:


the date of transaction;


the identity of the manufacturer of the explosives being transferred;


the type of explosives and the identification numbers on the explosives being transferred;


the quantity of explosives being transferred;


the name and address of the purchaser or transferee;


the user permit number; and


the signature of the transferee.

Subp. 4.

Records of transactions required.

Records of transactions must be made available to the commissioner on request. Also, the commissioner may require that each person mail a copy of the record of each transaction made during the preceding week on Monday of each week.

Subp. 5.

[Repealed, 11 SR 6]

Statutory Authority:

MS s 299F.71 to 299F.83


11 SR 6

Published Electronically:

July 26, 2007

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