Rationale for list of regulated substances under Canadian Environmental Protection Act: exhibit 4


Exhibit 4: Affected Distances for Commercial High Explosives Based on the Scaling Law, Assuming TNT Equivalency of One (Peak Overpressure = 0.4 - 3.0 psi)

Exhibit 4 - Affected Distances for Commercial High Explosives Based on the Scaling Law, Assuming TNT Equivalency of One (Peak Overpressure = 0.4 - 3.0 psi)
Quantity kg (lbs) 2.72 kPa
(0.4 psi)
3.40 kPa
(0.5 psi)
6.80 kPa
(1.0 psi)
13.61 kPa
(2.0 psi)
20.41 kPa
(3.0 psi)
Affected Distances for Various Overpressures (metres)
23 (50) 97 79 48 29 22
45 (100) 119 99 61 37 28
114 (250) 160 134 83 50 38
450 (1,000) 251 213 131 79 61
900 (2,000) 326 269 165 100 77
2 270 (5,000) 431 365 224 136 104
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