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7500.0800 STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES IN MAGAZINES.

Subpart 1.

General requirement.

High explosives, low explosives, blasting agents, special industrial explosives, and newly developed and unclassified explosives must be kept in magazines that meet the requirements of this part.

Subp. 2.

Detonators, primers, cartridges; separated storage.

Detonators, detonating primers, and primed cartridges must not be stored in the same magazine with other explosives.

Subp. 3.

Magazines.

The ground around magazines must slope away for drainage. The land surrounding magazines must be kept clear of brush, dried grass, leaves, and other combustible materials for a distance of at least 25 feet.

Magazines must comply with Code of Federal Regulations, title 27, sections 55.203 to 55.217 (1982).

Subp. 4.

Exceptions.

This part does not apply to:

A.

stocks of small arms ammunition, propellant-actuated power cartridges, small arms ammunition primers in quantities of less than 1,000,000, and smokeless propellants in quantities of less than 750 pounds;

B.

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

C.

fuse lighters and fuse igniters; or

D.

safety fuses, not including detonating cords.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 299F.71 to 299F.83

History:

11 SR 6

Published Electronically:

July 26, 2007

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