AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
Mark each package of radioactive material that meets the requirements for Type A or Type B packaging on
the outside of the package in letters at least 13mm (1/2 inch) high, with the words "TYPE A" or "TYPE B,"
as appropriate. Do not mark a package that does not meet these requirements. Mark each package of
radioactive materials destined for overseas shipment "USA."
For limited quantities prepared and certified according to A11.11, the outside of the inner packaging or if
there is no inner packaging, mark the outside of the packaging itself "Radioactive."
Mark each Type B, Type B(U), or Type B(M) outer packaging with a trefoil radiation symbol meeting the
requirements of 49 CFR Appendix B to Part 172.
A14.4.7. Class 8. Mark the outer container of chemical kits prepared and certified according to A12.7
"CHEMICAL KITS" or "FIRST AID KITS" as applicable.
A14.4.8. Class 9.
Wheelchairs for which the battery is removed and boxed for shipment according to A13.7, mark the outer
container containing the battery "THIS SIDE UP." This applies any time a battery is authorized to be
removed from its holder, boxed, and shipped with equipment.
Unless packaged, crated, or otherwise enclosed to prevent ready identification, the marking of the article or
equipment of Class 9 with the proper shipping name and identification number is not required.
A14.4.9. Limited Quantities. Mark packages used for dangerous goods in limited quantities "Limited Quantity" or
HA14.4.10. Consumer Commodity and ORM Markings. Plainly, durably, and legibly mark each package
containing a hazardous material meeting the definition of Consumer Commodities and classified as ORM-D with
either "ORM-D" or "ORM-D-AIR". Place the marking on at least one side or end immediately following or below
the PSN within a rectangle that is approximately 6.3 mm (1/4 inch) larger on each side than the ORM designation.
Use the ORM designation for domestic shipments only.
A14.5. Consumer Product Warnings. An article, package, or container may bear a manufacturers consumer
warning symbol or statement. Presence of such a symbol or statement does not necessarily mean the article or
contents meets the classification criteria as a hazardous material for military air transportation. Reference DoD
6050.5, Hazardous Material Information System or the products Material Safety Data Sheet if hazard classification
information is needed.