Commerce in Explosives; List of Explosive Materials (2009R-18T)
Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 841(d) and 27 CFR 555.23, the Department must publish and revise at least annually in the Federal Register a list of explosives determined to be within the coverage of 18 U.S.C. 841 et seq. The list covers not only explosives, but also blasting agents and detonators, all of which are defined as explosive materials in 18 U.S.C. 841(c). As a result of a recent court decision, ammonium perchlorate composite propellant (APCP) is no longer regulated under the Federal explosives laws. Therefore, APCP has been removed from the list of explosives. In addition, the Department is revising the list to include a parenthetical text after ``ammonium perchlorate explosive mixtures'' to clarify that this term excludes APCP. This notice publishes the 2009 List of Explosive Materials.