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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
Explosives

Newsletter Index

Updated: December 2012
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Explosives Industry Newsletter Index
Topic Newsletter Page
1.4 Materials Regulated by ATF June 2012 4
Activities Conducted at Remote Storage Facilities December 2010 5
Airbags June 1997 6
Aluminum Type 2 and Type 3 Magazines June 2012 6
Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 June 1997 3
Attended “Day Box” Reminders December 2011 4
Barricades June 2001 3
Be Aware America! June 1997 7
Binary Exploding Targets December 2011 4
Binary Explosives Security December 2011 5
Black Powder Blanks December 2009 4
Black Powder Sales June 2001 3
Blasting Agent Bins ― Construction and Recordkeeping December 2005 5
Bullet Resistance for Type-2 Indoor Storage June 2009 10
Damaged/Defective Fireworks ― Marking & Transfers December 2010 4
Day Boxes June 2004 4
Day Boxes ― Attended December 2009 2
Definition of "Highways" and Guidance on "Private Roads" December 2005 4
Deteriorated Explosives Disposal August 2000 4
Deteriorated Explosives Disposal ― EPA December 2009 4
Detonator Boxes June 2009 10
Display Fireworks Definition ― Open Letter December 2011 2
Display Fireworks Exemption for Recognized Indian Tribes June 2011 1
Distraction Device Requirements December 2003 3
DOD Exemption Application to Contractors December 2009 5
Dosed Gas Systems December 2010 2
Educational Institution Exemptions and Students June 2011 5
EPA and the Toxic Substances Control Act November 2002 3
Exemptions for Government Agencies December 2010 3
Fireworks and Black Powder June 2011 2
Fireworks and Fires in the United States June 2010 6
Fireworks Distribution to Contractors September 2006 2
Fireworks Industry ― Compliance Issues September 2006 1
Fireworks Q&As June 2009 3
Fireworks Recordkeeping and Marks of Identification September 2008 3
Fireworks Recordkeeping Variance June 2009 3
Fireworks Safety and Storage June 2009 2
Fireworks Table of Distance Issues January 2001 3
Flash Powder June 1997 7
Forms ― Employee Possessor Questionnaires December 2005 3
Forms ― Incomplete Applications September 2006 2
Fuses and Fuzes December 2010 5
Hobby Pyrotechnics in a Regulated Environment December 2011 6
Igniter Storage with Rocket Motors in Attached Garages June 2009 8
Importers ― Have License or Permit Available December 2010 6
Indoor Storage Magazine Locking Requirements June 2004 6
Inspecting Magazines June 2010 4
Inspections June 2005 7
Licensing ― Change of Control June 2009 7
Licensing ― Change of Ownership Requirements February 2002 2
Licensing ― Change of Ownership vs Control June 2010 2
Licensing ― Faxed or Scanned Copies December 2010 7
Licensing ― Limited Permit Procedures Detailed December 2003 4
Licensing ― Scanned or E-Mailed Licenses June 2009 8
Licensing ― Simplified License and Permit Structure June 2009 7
Licensing and Transfers December 2011 7
Licensing Requirements for On-Site Manufacturers August 2000 2
Locking Issues June 2009 9
Magazine Reporting Requirements February 2002 3
Magazine Storage In Containers and Trailers June 2011 5
Manufacture of Binary Explosives June 2004 4
Marking Requirements December 2005 3
Marking Requirements for Packages December 2010 6
Mortise Locks and Cylindrical Dead Bolt Locks June 2011 3
Nonsparking Metals December 2011 3
Notification of Explosives Magazine Changes December 2010 6
Old and New DOT Classifications for explosives June 1997 6
Pest Control Devices Exempted as “Articles Pyrotechnic” December 2011 5
Plastic Explosives January 2001 3
Pressure Gas Systems June 2011 4
Prohibited Person Reminder June 2011 6
Recording Explosive Materials “Used” December 2009 3
Recording Daily Summary of Magazine Transactions June 2012 5
Recording Packaged Displays in the DSMT December 2012 6
Recordkeeping Exception at 27 CFR 555.123(d) June 2011 4
Report Lost or Stolen Explosives or Suspicious Activity June 1997 4
Reporting Changes in RPs and EPs December 2003 7
Reporting Explosives Transactions June 2005 6
Reporting RPs and EPs December 2011 7
Reviewing Variances June 2010 5
Rubberized Lining in Type-3 and Type-4 Magazines June 2010 5
Safe Explosives Act ― Special Edition May 2003 2
Sales Away From the Licensed Premises December 2003 5
Securing Storage Magazines September 2006 3
Shock Tube Storage Requirements September 2001 4
Signage and Placarding at Regulated Mining Sites December 2012 3
Smokeless Powder Exemption December 2011 4
Special Explosive Device Exemptions Reminder June 2011 7
Storage Advertised as “ATF Approved” June 2012 6
Storage of EPCDs Aboard Fishing Vessels June 2012 3
Storage of Exempt Explosive Materials in Magazines December 2009 6
Storage of More Than 300,000 Pounds of Explosives June 2005 7
Storage of Shock Tube with Detonators June 2010 3
Storage Requirements for Delays & Detonators February 2002 3
Table of Distances and Barricades December 2009 3
Tables of Distances for Blasting Agents ― Open Letter December 2012 5
Theft Discovery and Reporting June 2010 7
Thefts - 2003 thru 2009 December 2010 8
Thefts - 2006 thru 2010 June 2011 8
Thefts - 2011 June 2012 9
Type 19 Licensed Activities December 2012 6
Type-1 Igloo or “Army-type Structure” Magazines December 2009 2
Type-5 Locking Requirements June 2010 5
User Permits and User-Limited Permits January 2001 2
Variance/Determination/Exemption Request Guidelines September 2008 4
Verbal Opinions vs. “Have-it-in-Writing” January 2001 3
Violations December 2012 4
Volatile Organic Compounds June 2004 3
Who Should Complete a Theft or Loss Report? September 2008 6
     
Note:  Some  older  newsletter  articles  have  been  excluded  where  superseded  by  more  recent information.  ATF reserves the right to amend or correct information presented in prior newsletters articles as new regulations, technology or safety information become available.