Under the provisions of the Manufacture & Storage of Explosive Regulations 2005 containers of Black Powder must be kept in a box constructed of 18mm plywood. Boxes of the correct construction are available at the COST PRICE of £70.00
Manufacture & Storage of Explosive Regulations 2005
From the 26th April 2005, with effect from Grant or Renewal of your Explosives Certificate, containers of Black Powder must be kept in a box constructed of 18mm plywood. Where a box holds more than one container, each individual container must be separated by a 6mm wooden partition that is securely fixed to the outer walls of the box. Each compartment must allow 30% additional height between the top of the container and the inside of the lid.
IT IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTABLE TO STORE BLACK POWDER IN 1 KG PLASTIC CONTAINERS AS LONG AS THEY ARE KEPT IN THE NEW SPECIFICATION BOX.
Boxes of the correct construction and size in order to take all the different sized containers are available (Collection ONLY) at the COST PRICE OF £70.00 from: