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Hazardous Commodity Code Cross Reference File

File Description:
Hazardous Commodity Product 1 and Product 2 for 2005

Data Dictionary

File Directory:

Comma delimited (.txt)
spreadsheet format (.xlsx)
Hazmat table1(.pdf)
Hazmat table2(.pdf)

In an effort to associate Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center's (WCSC) commodity codes (based upon Standard International Trade Classification, Revision 3) with hazardous commodity codes used by other Federal agencies and internationally, WCSC attempted to match WCSC codes with North American Emergency Response Guide (NAERG) guide numbers and hazard classes. WCSC enlisted the expertise of Dr. Joseph Svirbely, a Corps Senior Chemist at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has succeeded in producing two products that identify which WCSC commodity codes represent hazards, and the types of hazards. More...


Source of Data
Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center

Sponsoring Organization
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Navigation Data Center, Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center.

Geographic Coverage of Data: U.S. Inland and Coastal Waterways
Update Frequency: As needed
Number of Records: hazmat1 556; hazmat2 1678
File Size:
hazmatp1.xlsx - 260,690 bytes
hazmatp2.xlsx - 365,284 bytes
hazmatp1.txt - 118,775 bytes
hazmatp2.txt - 191,723 bytes
hazmat-tbl1.pdf - 75,572 bytes
hazmat-tbl2.pdf - 213,667 bytes
File Format: ASCII Comma Delimited, dBase and PDF
Maximum Characters per Record: 80
Media: CD, disk, tape, hardcopy
Contact for Additional Information:
Dr. Joe Svirbely
Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) Regional Integration Team (CECW-LRD) HQ, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
441 G. Street, NW
Washington, DC 20314-1000
Point of Contact: Joe Svirbely 202-761-4236