Packing or Packaging - General (Exception to Section 1.(a) Note 2 (a and b) of NMFC Item 680)
Unless otherwise provided, commodities in a shipping container (not in containers within containers) shall be deemed to be in compliance when filled to not less than 65 percent of the capacity of such container. When filled to less than 65 percent of capacity of the container, the gross weight of the container and its contents and the measurements of the container will be used to determine the density of the container. The container will be rated at the applicable class shown in paragraph 2 below based on the density of the container.