Table 9d. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Water for Selected UN Numbers: 2002

Table 9d. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Water 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 46,856 100.0 228,197 100.0 70,649 100.0 S
1010 Butadienes, stabilized S S S S 604 0.9 S
1114 Benzene 2,559 5.5 6,095 2.7 645 0.9 110
1145 Cyclohexane S S S S S S 179
1202 Gas oil, diesel fuel, heating oil, light S S S S S S S
1203 Gasoline 13,647 29.1 67,172 29.4 29,631 41.9 S
1223 Kerosene 395 0.8 2,074 0.9 403 0.6 287
1230 Methanol S S S S S S S
1268 Petroleum distillates, n.o.s. 420 0.9 2,456 1.1 S S S
1270 Petroleum oil. S S S S S S 1,307
1307 Xylenes 422 0.9 1,247 0.5 S S S
1824 Sodium hydroxide solution 391 0.8 4,955 2.2 2,278 3.2 476
1830 Sulfuric acid S S 2,579 1.1 454 0.6 185
1863 Fuel, aviation, turbine engine 1,398 3.0 7,161 3.1 3,560 5.0 450
1964 Hydrocarbon gas mixture, compressed, n.o.s. S S S S S S 191
1993 Flammable liquids, n.o.s. 10,827 23.1 56,945 25.0 11,526 16.3 S
1999 Tars, liquid S S S S S S S
2398 Methyl tert– butyl ether S S S S S S 86
2448 Sulfur, molten 16 1,263 0.6 S S 269
3082 Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s. 1,092 2.3 2,303 1.0 S S 632
3257 Elevated temperature liquid, n.o.s. S S 5,943 2.6 S S 398
All other 5,366 11.5 16,716 7.3 6,482 9.2 277

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.