AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 NOVEMBER 2001
Complete the station file copy in detail except for the classified information. Enter the following statement in
Additional Handling Information (Key 19): See aircraft commanders copy of Shippers Declaration for Dangerous
Goods for complete information.
HA17.3. Exceptions for Chapter 3 Operations. Except as specified below, prepare the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous
Goods according to this manual for tactical or contingency operations.
Key 1. Show the address of the station where the cargo was certified and the telephone number of the certifier's assigned
Key 2 and Key 9. Show worldwide mobility.
Key 5. Show the mobility transportation control number (TCN). Develop the TCN according to DoD 4500.32-R,
Military Standard Transportation and Movement Procedures.
Key 7. Although the label is not required on the cargo, Key 7 must have the "Passenger and Cargo Aircraft" block
deleted if the material is cargo aircraft only.
Complete and sign at least two copies of the Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods Form. Attach one form to the
copy of the manifest that is placed on the aircraft and one copy to the originating station file manifest.
A single Shippers Declaration for Dangerous Goods may be used to identify and certify more than one type of hazardous
material. All hazardous material certified on a single form must be considered a single shipment and controlled by one
mobility TCN (only if authorized by DoD 4500.32-R).
Certification is not required for hand-carried hazardous materials authorized according to paragraph 3.4.2.
A17.4. Certification Requirements for Specific Items.
HA17.4.1. Class 1.
For captured ammunition and ammunition with unknown characteristics shipped according to A5.5, include in key 17 the
reference to A5.5 and the applicable packaging paragraph from table A4.1 (for example, A5.5/A5.59). Include a copy
of the EOD safety certification. Comply with A17.2.7 for classified information.
Identify any munition or ordnance item containing OTTO Fuel II as a propellant with the following entry in Key 19:
Contains Otto Fuel II as a liquid propellant. In the event of a leak, avoid direct skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation of
vapors. Vapors are toxic and may cause severe headache and nausea.
Identify fired exercise torpedoes or rockets, no longer containing explosive components, with OTTO Fuel II residue
remaining as Environmentally Hazardous Substance Liquid, N.O.S. (OTTO Fuel II) and prepare according to
For air drop explosives in authorized packaging, cite appropriate packaging reference from Attachment 5. Explosives that
are removed from authorized packaging and configured on airdrop parachute platforms, cite A5.4.1 as packaging
reference. When explosives are removed from authorized packaging and secured or stored in racks or containers of
tactical equipment or vehicles according to applicable technical directives cite A5.4.2.
When packaging requirements are included as part of a classification of explosives approval, cite A5.6 in Key 17. A copy
of the classification approval must accompany the shipment.
Use the DoD Joint Hazard Classification System (JHCS) to complete certification information. This does not apply to
explosives issued an interim hazard classification according to A188.8.131.52.
HA17.4.2. Class 2.
Cryogenic Liquids. For cryogenic liquids prepared according to A6.11 provide venting instructions in Key 19. This is
not required if venting procedures are provided in a separate instruction accompanying the shipment. Include the location
and description of the vent valve. If the cylinder is empty and purged, venting is not required; comply with paragraph
1.10.4. For regulated cylinders, include one of the following statements for venting the unit:
"Vent container to outside of aircraft."
"Container is excepted from venting."
Fire Extinguishers. Fire extinguishers removed from an authorized holder of a vehicle or equipment being airdropped
do not require separate certification. Identify as a secondary hazard of the vehicle or equipment. Package the fire
extinguisher in a strong outer container. This only applies to the fire extinguisher that is assigned as an installed
component of the vehicle or equipment. Package and certify spare/stowed cylinders according to this manual.
HA17.4.3. Class 9.
A184.108.40.206. Engines Internal Combustion, Fuel Devices, Vehicles, and Other Equipment.
For items prepared according to A13.5 or A13.6, identify the primary hazard Class 9 description in keys 11-14. In key