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SUBPART 223.3--HAZARDOUS MATERIAL IDENTIFICATION AND MATERIAL SAFETY DATA

(Revised December 9, 2005)

 

 



 223.302 Policy.
 223.303 Contract clause.
 223.370 Safety precautions for ammunition and explosives.
 223.370-1 Scope.
 223.370-2 Definition.
 223.370-3 Policy.
 223.370-4 Procedures.
 223.370-5 Contract clauses.


223.302  Policy.

 

      (e)  The contracting officer shall also provide hazard warning labels, that are received from apparent successful offerors, to the cognizant safety officer.

 

223.303  Contract clause.

Use the clause at 252.223-7001, Hazard Warning Labels, in solicitations and contracts which require submission of hazardous material data sheets (see FAR 23.302(c)).

 

223.370  Safety precautions for ammunition and explosives.

 

223.370-1  Scope.

 

      (a)  This section applies to all acquisitions involving the use of ammunition and explosives, including acquisitions for—

 

              (1)  Development;

 

              (2)  Testing;

 

              (3)  Research;

 

              (4)  Manufacturing;

 

              (5)  Handling or loading;

 

              (6)  Assembling;

 

              (7)  Packaging;

 

              (8)  Storage;

 

              (9)  Transportation;

 

              (10)  Renovation;

 

              (11)  Demilitarization;

 

              (12)  Modification;

 

              (13)  Repair;

 

              (14)  Disposal;

 

              (15)  Inspection; or

 

              (16)  Any other use, including acquisitions requiring the use or the incorporation of materials listed in paragraph (b) of this subsection for initiation, propulsion, or detonation as an integral or component part of an explosive, an ammunition, or explosive end item or weapon system.

 

      (b)  This section does not apply to acquisitions solely for—

 

              (1)  Inert components containing no explosives, propellants, or pyrotechnics;

 

              (2)  Flammable liquids;

 

              (3)  Acids;

 

              (4)  Oxidizers;

 

              (5)  Powdered metals; or

 

              (6)  Other materials having fire or explosive characteristics.

 

223.370-2  Definition.

“Ammunition and explosives,” as used in this section, is defined in the clause at 252.223-7002, Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives.

 

223.370-3  Policy.

 

      (a)  DoD policy is to ensure that its contractors take reasonable precautions in handling ammunition and explosives so as to minimize the potential for mishaps.

 

      (b)  This policy is implemented by DoD 4145.26-M, DoD Contractors' Safety Manual for Ammunition and Explosives, which is incorporated into contracts under which ammunition and explosives are handled.  The manual contains mandatory safety requirements for contractors.  When work is to be performed on a Government-owned installation, the contracting officer may use the ammunition and explosives regulation of the DoD component or installation as a substitute for, or supplement to, DoD 4145.26-M, as long as the contract cites these regulations.

 

223.370-4  Procedures.

Follow the procedures at PGI 223.370- 4 (DFARS/PGI view)

 

223.370-5 Contract clauses.

Use the clauses at 252.223-7002, Safety Precautions for Ammunition and Explosives, and 252.223-7003, Change in Place of Performance--Ammunition and Explosives, in all solicitations and contracts for acquisition to which this section applies.

 

 

 


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