AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
3.9.2. Packaging Requirements. Package contaminated items in a hermetically sealed barrier bag, placed in an
open head metal drum (1A2) with an air-tight gasket. In the absence of a hermetically sealed barrier bag, wrap and
place the contaminated material in an open head metal drum with an air-tight gasket then overpack into an open
head metal drum (1A2) with an air-tight gasket. The outer drum must meet PG I requirements.
3.10. Marking, Labeling, and Certification. Mark, label, and certify hazardous materials transported under the
provisions of this chapter according to attachments 14, 15, and 17.
+3.11. Diverting Hazardous Materials to Nontactical Airlift. Prepare and forward redeployed hazardous
materials prepared according to this chapter if off-loaded intransit as follows:
The operating command forwards cargo on subsequent tactical/contingency aircraft to support same
movement directive (when possible).
When tactical/contingency airlift is not available, contact the Traffic Management Office/Installation
Transportation Officer (TMO/ITO) who establishes mode of transportation by most expeditious means.
Move cargo diverted to channel airlift on first available aircraft. Do not repackage unless transporting the
cargo on a commercial aircraft not operating under DOT-E 7573 or DOT-E 9232. Use attachment 18 for
compatibility requirements for channel airlift.
+3.12. Transporting Foreign Troops. Transport hazardous materials belonging to non-U.S. military units using
the same guidelines as for U.S. forces.
Comply with paragraph 3.4.2 for handcarried items
Ensure use of serviceable UN specification containers or packaging approved by the competent authority of
the transported force. Packaged hazardous materials must be properly marked and labeled to identify the
Equivalent foreign certification documents as approved by the competent authority of the transported force
may be accepted in place of the Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods form. As a minimum, the form
must include in English, the proper shipping name, UN identification number, hazard class/division, and
packing group (if required).
RONALD L. ORR, Lt General, USAF
Asst DCS/Installation & Logistics
ARMY: To be distributed in accordance with IDN 340836 requirements for TM 38-250.