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A summary of recent developments in transportation hazard classification activities for ammonium perchlorateThe transportation hazard classification of Ammonium Perchlorate is discussed. A test program was completed and data were forwarded to retain a Class 5.1 designation (oxidizer) for AP which is shipped internationally. As a follow-on to the initial team effort to conduct AP tests existing data were examined and a matrix which catalogs test parameters and findings was compiled. A collection of test protocols is developed to standardize test methods for energetic materials of all types. The actions to date are summarized; the participating organizations and their roles as presently understood; specific findings on AP (matrix); and issues, lessons learned, and potential actions of particular interest to the propulsion community which may evolve as a result of future U.N. propellant transportation classification activities.
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Document Type
Conference Paper
Koller, A. M., Jr.
(NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Hannum, J. A. E.
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
February 1, 1983
Publication Information
Publication: APL The 1983 JANNAF Propulsion Meeting, Vol. 2
Subject Category
Propellants And Fuels
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Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.

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