Guidance

Transporting gunpowder and smokeless powders

How to transport gunpowder and smokeless powders to use them in small arms, small arms ammunition and model rocket motors (note 6).

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Guidance note number 6: good practice guidance on the carriage by private individuals of black powder (gunpowder) and smokeless powders

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This note gives guidance to private individuals on the carriage of black powder (gunpowder) and smokeless powders for use in:

  • small arms
  • small arms ammunition
  • model rocket motors

See further guidance notes regarding the transportation of dangerous goods.

Published 18 September 2012