Table 9a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by For-Hire Truck for Selected UN Numbers: 2002

Table 9a. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by For-Hire Truck for Selected UN Numbers: 2002

[Estimates are based on data from the 2002 Commodity Flow Survey. Because of rounding, estimates may not be additive]

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UN number 1 Description Value Tons Ton-miles Average miles
per shipment
2002
(million $)
Percent 2002
(thousands)
Percent 2002
(millions)
Percent
  Total 189,803 100.0 449,503 100.0 65,112 100.0 285
1005 Ammonia, anhydrous 926 0.5 4,881 1.1 563 0.9 S
1075 Petroleum gases 3,643 1.9 13,761 3.1 S S 241
1202 Gas oil, diesel fuel, heating oil, light 4,204 2.2 17,856 4.0 S S 99
1203 Gasoline 62,819 33.1 217,391 48.4 17,223 26.5 89
1263 Paint including paint, lacquer, enamel, stain 16,838 8.9 4,731 1.1 2,340 3.6 434
1268 Petroleum distillates, n.o.s. 1,924 1.0 3,999 0.9 397 0.6 252
1760 Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. 2,196 1.2 2,734 0.6 1,300 2.0 584
1824 Sodium hydroxide solution 1,773 0.9 5,168 1.1 1,426 2.2 438
1830 Sulfuric acid 621 0.3 4,834 1.1 880 1.4 245
1863 Fuel, aviation, turbine engine 1,435 0.8 5,996 1.3 495 0.8 85
1942 Ammonium nitrate, with not more than 0.2% total S S S S S S 180
1987 Alcohols, n.o.s. 1,879 1.0 3,232 0.7 612 0.9 480
1993 Flammable liquids, n.o.s. 18,436 9.7 71,730 16.0 7,238 11.1 162
1999 Tars, liquid 1,009 0.5 6,888 1.5 S S 142
2448 Sulfur, molten 62 - 3,037 0.7 195 0.3 64
2794 Batteries, wet, filled with acid, electric storage 3,013 1.6 2,483 0.6 S S 473
2924 Flammable liquids, corrosive, n.o.s. 162 - S S S S S
3082 Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s. 2,008 1.1 2,908 0.6 1,026 1.6 424
3257 Elevated temperature liquid, n.o.s. 2,896 1.5 17,673 3.9 2,242 3.4 120
3264 Corrosive liquid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s. 1,593 0.8 S S S S 441
All other 61,890 32.6 50,341 11.2 19,230 29.5 510

KEY:
– Represents and estimate equal to zero or less than 1 unit of measure.
S Estimate does not meet publication standards because of highly sampling variability or poor response quality.

1 UN numbers were selected based on estimated tons without regard to sampling variability.

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics (USDOT) and U.S. Census Bureau, 2002 Commodity Flow Survey, Hazmat Data, December 2004.