Metal Sulphide Concentrates, Self Heating UN 3190

Mandatory application of this cargo schedule according to the IMSBC Code: apply to cargoes that fall under Packing Group (PG) III as specified in the IMDG Code if they were carried in packaged form. This includes cargoes in PG III that may be exempted in packages of less than 450 litres or 3 m3.
Description: Mineral concentrates that are refined ores enriching the valuable components by eliminating the bulk of waste materials. The particle size is generally small although agglomerates  do exist in concentrates that are not freshly produced. Most common concentrates in this schedule: zinc concentrates, lead concentrates, copper concentrates and low grade middling concentrates. Bulk density: 1,700-3,230 kg/m3.
Trade Names (Synonyms)
Copper Sulphide Concentrate, Copper concentrate, Copper/Gold concentrate.


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