Table 9b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Private Truck for Selected UN Numbers: 2002

Table 9b. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Private 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 226,660 100.0 702,186 100.0 44,087 100.0 38
0332 Explosive, blasting, type E or Agent blasting, Type E 667 0.3 S S 333 0.8 95
1005 Ammonia, anhydrous 640 0.3 2,810 0.4 S S S
1006 Argon, compressed 2,150 0.9 5,387 0.8 S S S
1013 Carbon dioxide 966 0.4 S S S S 46
1017 Chlorine 1,301 0.6 S S S S 83
1066 Nitrogen, compressed 1,089 0.5 14,389 2.0 S S 55
1072 Oxygen, compressed 1,182 0.5 6,828 1.0 S S 36
1075 Petroleum gases. 7,733 3.4 16,664 2.4 1,417 3.2 24
1202 Gas oil, diesel fuel, heating oil, light 6,762 3.0 26,916 3.8 880 2.0 23
1203 Gasoline 108,255 47.8 382,329 54.4 18,603 42.2 35
1223 Kerosene 1,479 0.7 5,987 0.9 246 0.6 16
1263 Paint including paint, lacquer, enamel, stain 8,793 3.9 3,316 0.5 331 0.7 37
1267 Petroleum crude oil S S S S S S 75
1789 Hydrochloric acid 634 0.3 2,475 0.4 226 0.5 87
1824 Sodium hydroxide solution 2,061 0.9 4,222 0.6 S S 61
1863 Fuel, aviation, turbine engine 1,147 0.5 5,622 0.8 255 0.6 41
1964 Hydrocarbon gas mixture, compressed, n.o.s. S S S S S S 39
1993 Flammable liquids, n.o.s. 37,628 16.6 158,336 22.5 9,965 22.6 25
3077 Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s. S S S S S S 225
3257 Elevated temperature liquid, n.o.s. 1,320 0.6 9,225 1.3 1,126 2.6 116
All other 39,088 17.2 28,385 4.0 3,713 8.4 59

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.