DOT Regulations and DOT 406 Specification
A DOT 406 specification tank meets the federal requirements for the transport of Gasoline and AvGas over public roadways per Title 49 (Transportation) for transport in bulk containers. DOT406 tanks are also suitable for the transport of Diesel Fuel and Jet-A, BUT NOT REQUIRED. Please read below for more detail.
TransCube DOT and UL Ratings
UN 31A Group Y Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)
Such IBCs ARE SUITABLE for the transport of Gasoline and AvGas (UN1203) on public roadways per FEDERAL transportation requirements per 49 CFR §173.242 subpart (d). Group Y IBCs are authorized to transport UN Packaging Group (PG) II and III materials, which includes Gasoline (UN1203) and No. 2 Diesel Fuel (UN1202/NA1993). See 49 CFR §178.703 (Marking of IBCs)
- 31: Rigid IBC for liquids
- A: Steel
- Group Y: Meets tests for Packing Groups (PG) II and III.
UL 142 as an aboveground storage tank, which has no applicability to DOT ratings.
Additional Information Regarding Fuel Transport
A double-wall tank is not required per FEDERAL transportation requirements for the transport of diesel or gasoline in bulk containers, but MAY be required by local or other jurisdictional regulations.
UL 142 and 2085
Underwriters Laboratories (UL) standards 142 and 2085 DO NOT APPLY to mobile fuel storage containers, only to stationary above ground storage tanks as specified in the scope of the UL 142 standard, part 1.7.
The information on this page and found elsewhere on this site IS NOT legal advice. The end user of equipment such as fuel tanks and trailers assumes all responsibility for compliance with any federal, local or other jurisdictional rules and regulations and is advised to do independent research to assure such compliance. Quality Fuel Trailer and Tank Inc assumes no responsibility for compliance. DOT 406 tanks sold by Quality Fuel Trailer and Tank Inc are certified as such, however DOT 406 certification DOES NOT guarantee compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.