Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard
|Publication Date:||25 November 2008|
PURPOSE. This Instruction:
Reissues DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4140.62 (Reference (a)) in accordance with the authority in DoD Directives (DoDDs) 4140.1 and 5134.01 (References (b) and (c)) to update policy and responsibilities for the management and disposition of material potentially presenting an explosive hazard (MPPEH).
Authorizes other publications related to and supporting MPPEH including, but not limited to, a DoD Manual for the management and disposition of MPPEH.
APPLICABILITY. This Instruction:
Applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
Applies to all MPPEH, material documented as an explosive hazard (MDEH), and material documented as safe (MDAS) under the control of the Department of Defense and its contractors, to the extent provided in contracts.
Does not apply to the transfer within or release from DoD control of military munitions that are to be used for their intended purpose. (See Glossary for definition of "transferred within or released from DoD control.")
Does not apply to persons outside of the Department of Defense other than defense contractors as provided in contracts.