AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
A188.8.131.52. Wooden boxes (4C1, 4C2, 4D, or 4F) with inside water-tight metal cans containing not over .45 kg (1
pound) of phosphorus with screw-top closures.
A184.108.40.206. Steel drums (1A1 or 1A2). 1A1 drums must not exceed 250 L (66 gallons), and 1A2 drums must not
exceed 114 L (30 gallon) capacity each.
A8.17.3. Pack white phosphorus igniters one each in a hermetically-sealed (soldered) or watertight metal can,
sealed airtight and positively fastened. Pack no more than 25 metal cans in a wooden box (4C1, 4C2, 4D, or 4F).
A8.18. Smokeless Powder for Small Arms (100 pounds or less). The PSN "SMOKELESS POWDER FOR
SMALL ARMS" is only valid for domestic movement. For international shipment you must use the PSN
"POWDER, SMOKELESS" and package the material as required by the packaging paragraph for powder,
smokeless. The complete package must be a type examined by the Bureau of Explosives, approved by the DOT,
and meet A3.3.1. Not more than 45.4 kg (100 pounds) is allowed on the aircraft. Only combination packaging with
inner packagings not exceeding 3.6 kg (8 pounds) net mass are authorized. Arrange and protect inner packagings to
prevent simultaneous ignition of the contents.
A8.19. Batteries and Cells Containing Sodium.
Ensure batteries and cells do not contain any hazardous material other than sodium, sulfur, or polysulfides.
Do not offer batteries or cells for transportation at a temperature at which there is any liquid elemental
sodium present in the battery or cell. Ensure the external battery temperature does not exceed 55 degrees C
(130 degrees F).
Ensure batteries are protected from external short circuit.
A8.19.1. Batteries must consist of cells secured within and fully enclosed by a metal casing. Ship unpackaged or in
nonspecification protective packagings. UN specification containers are not required.
A8.19.2. Cells must consist of hermetically sealed metal casings that completely enclose the hazardous material.
Pack cells with sufficient cushioning material to secure against movement; and to prevent contact between cells and
between cells and the internal surfaces of the outer packaging. Package cells into one of the following outer
packages meeting the PG II performance level:
Steel (1A2), aluminum (1B2), plywood (1D), fiber (1G), or plastic (1H2) drum.
Ordinary wood (4C1), sift-proof wood (4C2), plywood (4D), reconstituted wood (4F), fiberboard (4G), or
plastic (4H2) box.