U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Feb 17, 2020

§ 173.53 - Provisions for using old classifications of explosives.

Where the classification system in effect prior to January 1, 1991, is referenced in State or local laws, ordinances or regulations not pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials, the following table may be used to compare old and new hazard class names:

Current classification Class name prior to Jan. 1, 1991
Division 1.1Class A explosives.
Division 1.2Class A or Class B explosives.
Division 1 3Class B explosive.
Division 1.4Class C explosives.
Division 1.5Blasting agents.
Division 1.6No applicable hazard class.