Table 9e. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Air (includes Truck and Air) for Selected UN Numbers: 2002

Table 9e. Hazardous Material Shipment Characteristics by Air (includes Truck and Air) 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 1,643 100.0 64 100.0 85 100.0 2,080
0012 Cartridges for weapons, inert projectile or Cartridges, small arms S S S S S S 2,006
0186 Rocket motors S S S S S S 2,310
1057 Lighters or Lighter refills containing flammable gas S S S S S S 371
1072 Oxygen, compressed S S S S S S 1,616
1197 Extracts, flavoring, liquid 3 0.2 S S S S 1,205
1648 Acetonitrile S S S S S S 2,789
1760 Corrosive liquids, n.o.s. S S S S S S 1,916
1845 Carbon dioxide, solid or Dry ice S S S S S S 2,184
1964 Hydrocarbon gas mixture, compressed, n.o.s. S S S S S S 2,307
1993 Flammable liquids, n.o.s. 9 0.6 S S S S 2,476
2047 Dichloropropenes.. S S S S S S 2,698
2283 Isobutyl methacrylate, stabilized S S S S S S 2,905
2794 Batteries, wet, filled with acid, electric storage S S S S S S 1,429
2811 Toxic solids, organic, n.o.s. S S S S S S 2,831
2915 Radioactive material, Type A package non-specified S S S S S S 1,959
3166 Engines, internal combustion, flammable gas powered S S S S S S 1,434
3178 Flammable solid, inorganic, n.o.s. S S S S S S 1,970
3268 Air bag inflators, or Air bag modules, or Seat-belt pretensioners S S S S S S 1,363
3295 Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s. S S S S S S 2,731
3316 Chemical kits S S S S S S 1,710
All other 659 40.1 5 7.4 8 9.2 2,002

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.