AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
CLASS 7--RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS
A11.1. General Requirements. This attachment contains information concerning the packaging and general
handling instructions for Class 7 (Radioactive Material).
A11.2. General Handling Instructions. Handle radioactive material carefully to ensure there is no contamination
of personnel or the transport vehicle. A person may not remain unnecessarily in the immediate vicinity of any
package containing radioactive material.
A11.3. Activity Limits for Type A and Type B Packages:
A Type A package must not contain a quantity of radioactivity greater than A1 (for special form radioactive
material) or A2 (for normal form radioactive material) as listed in A11.5. Activity limits not listed in
A11.5 are determined per 49 CFR 173.433.
The limits on activity contained in a Type B, Type B(U), or Type B(M) package are those prescribed in
A11.5 or in the applicable approval certificate of 49 CFR 173.471 or 173.473.
A11.4. Determining A1 and A2 Values for Radionuclides:
For single radionuclides of known identity, the values of A1 and A2 are those given in A11.5. The values
of A1 and A2 are also applicable for radionuclides contained in (a,n) or (h,n) neutron sources.
For any single radionuclide of known identity, that is not listed in A11.5, the values of A1 and A2 must be
determined according to 49 CFR 173.433.
A11.5. A1 and A2 Values for Radionuclides are shown in table A11.1 for domestic shipments, and Table A11.8
for international shipments.