FXF 100 Rules Tariff

Packing or Packaging - General

US Section 1
US/Canada Section 2A
Intra Canada Section 2B
US/Mexico Section 3

Effective Date January 4, 2016


Item 680

Rule

Packing or Packaging - General
(Exception to Section 1.(a) Note 2 (a and b) of NMFC Item 680)
 
  1. 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.

  2. If Density is: Apply Class for rating purposes:
    Less than 1 pcf 400
    1 pcf but less than 2 pcf 300
    2 pcf but less than 4 pcf 250
    4 pcf but less than 6 pcf 150
    6 pcf but less than 8 pcf 125
    8 pcf but less than 10 pcf 100
    10 pcf but less than 12 pcf 92.5
    12 pcf but less than 15 pcf 85
    15 pcf but less than 22.5 pcf 70
    22.5 pcf but less than 30 pcf 65
    30 pcf but less than 35 pcf 60
    35 pcf but less than 50 pcf 55
    50 pcf or greater 50