A residue from coal or oil, which is highly odorous and detrimental to other cargoes, and varies in consistency from semi-liquid to hard. Packed in secondhand metal drums. According to the wear of these drums loss through leakage may be more or less considerable. The usual causes of leakage are the wear of the drums, the wear of the stopper, and the weakness of the ribs. The most suitable packing for the tropics are sealed metal drums. See also IMDG Code.
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