As prescribed in 511.204(b)(5), the contracting officer shall include the clause 552.211-86, Maximum Weight Per Shipping Container, in solicitations and contracts for supplies when deliveries may be made to both civilian and military activities and the contract amount is expected to exceed the simplified acquisition threshold.
Maximum Weight per Shipping Container (Jan 2010)
In no instance shall the weight of a shipping container and its contents exceed 23 kilograms (51 pounds), except when caused by—
(1) The weight of a single item within the shipping container;
(2) A prescribed quantity per pack for an item per shipping container; or
(3) A definite weight limitation set forth in the purchase description.
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