AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
HA13.17. Chemical or First Aid Kits. This description is intended for boxes, cases, ect., containing small
amounts of various hazardous materials used for medical, analytical, or testing purposes.
The PG assigned to the kit as a whole must be the most stringent PG assigned to any individual substance
in the kit.
The contents of the kit must be of such a nature and so packed that there will be no possibility of the
mixture of contents causing dangerous evolution of heat or gas.
The only hazardous materials authorized in the kits are substances authorized as limited quantities
according to A19.3.2, and excepted quantities according to A19.2, provided the inner packaging
requirements of A19.2.3 are met.
A13.17.1. Package as follows:
In inner receptacles of no more than 250 mL (8.5 fluid ounces) for liquids or 250 g (9 ounces) for solids.
The total quantity of hazardous material in any one kit must not exceed 1 L (1 quart) for liquids or 1 kg (2.2
pounds) for solids.
Protect inner receptacles from other materials in the kit and pack in one of the following outer packagings:
Wood (4C1 or 4C2), plywood (4D), or reconstituted wood (4F) box.
Expanded plastic (4H1) or solid plastic (4H2) box.
Fiberboard (4G) box.
Steel (4A) or Aluminum (4B) box.
A13.17.2. Package limited quantities or hazardous material in Chemical or First Aid Kits as follows:
In inner receptacles of no more than 30 ml for liquids or 100 g for solids. The total quantity of hazardous
materials in any one kit must not exceed 1 kg.
Protect inner receptacles from other material in the kit and package in strong outer packaging. UN
specification packaging is not required.
HA13.18. Polystyrene Beads, Expandable, Evolving Flammable Vapors. Pack polystyrene beads or granules,
expandable, evolving flammable vapor and plastic molding compound in dough, sheet or extruded rope form,
evolving flammable vapor in wood (4C1 or 4C2), plywood (4D), fiberboard (4G), or reconstituted wood (4F) boxes
or fiber drums (1G) with sealed inner plastic liners. Vapor tight metal or plastic drums (1A1, 1A2, 1B1, 1B2, 1H1
or 1H2) may also be used.