AFMAN 24-204(I)/TM 38-250/NAVSUP PUB 505/MCO P4030.19H/ DLAI 4145.3
11 DECEMBER 2001
A220.127.116.11. Wooden boxes or wooden boxes fiberboard lined, DOT 15A, 15B, or 15E, with inside polyethylene
bottles having taped screw cap closures, not over 1-gallon capacity each. Each bottle must be entirely contained
within a polyethylene or other suitable plastic bag formed of material not less than 0.004-inch thickness, with ends
securely closed. Each bottle in the plastic bag must be enclosed in a tight metal container, and be surrounded on all
sides with at least 2 inches of incombustible cushioning material. Cans in the outside box must also be cushioned
from each other and the sides, top, and bottom of the container.
A18.104.22.168. Metal barrels or drums, DOT 5B, 6B, 6C, 6D, or 17C, with inside polyethylene, DOT 2S, container
packed inside a strong, tight metal drum and securely closed, or inside glass-lined aluminum carboy not over a 12-
gallon capacity. Inside steel or glass-lined carboy must be surrounded on all sides with at least 2 inches of
incombustible absorbent cushioning material uniformly distributed. Polyethylene containers are authorized only for
liquids that do not react dangerously with plastic or result in container failure.
- Containers must not be entirely filled; sufficient interior space must be left vacant to prevent leakage or
distortion of containers due to expansion of the contents from increased temperatures during transit.
A27.24.13. Propellant Explosives (solid) with small arms primers, must be packed as follows:
A22.214.171.124. Inside containers must be tightly closed metal cans or fiber containers, not over 1-pound each or not
containing more than one-grain of propellant (not exceeding 5 pounds each). The inside container must be packed
to prevent movement within the outside container.
A126.96.36.199. Not more than 1,000 small arms packed as prescribed in A26.7.3. may be included in one outside
shipping container with solid propellant explosives. The inside container must be packed to prevent movement
within outside container.
A188.8.131.52. Wooden boxes, DOT 15A, 15B, 15C, or 19B.
A184.108.40.206. Fiberboard boxes, DOT 12B, 23F, or 23H. Not more than 10 pounds of propellant explosives may be
shipped in one outside container.
A27.24.14. Document destroyer with starter must be packaged as follows:
A220.127.116.11. Metal or fiber drums with inside containers and items consisting of five 20-pound packages of sodium
nitrate in kraft bags lined with polyethylene; 2 pounds of sodium nitrate, 0.2-0.4 percent Anticaking Tricalcium
Phosphate, and 2 pounds of sugar mixed with ¼ pound of charcoal in kraft bags lined with polyethylene; Two
Igniter Incendiary M-25 consisting of the M-201A1 fuse adapted to the M-1 fire starter approximately 1 inch in
diameter by 2 ½ inches high cellulose acetate body filled with petroleum jell; one 24-inch two mesh wire screen;
safety matches. Net weight of contents must not be more than 120 pounds.
A18.104.22.168. Metal drums (Army drawing D-4 11-34) with inside fiber drums and items consisting of sodium
nitrate, a 2-inch tube filled with charcoal, sodium nitrate, and sugar. The inside drum is positioned to form a 2-inch
annulus which is filled with sodium nitrate.
A27.25. Rocket Ammunition with (Inert Loaded Projectiles, Solid Projectiles, Empty Projectiles, Explosive
Projectiles, Gas Projectiles, Smoke Projectiles, Incendiary Projectiles, or Illuminating Projectiles). Pack in
strong wooden or metal containers or aluminum containers approved by military specification or drawings.
A27.26. Small Arms Ammunition and Small arms Ammunition, Tear Gas Cartridges. Pack in pasteboard or
other inside boxes, or in partitions designed to fit snugly in the outside container, or pack in metal clips. The
partitions and metal clips must be designed to protect the primers from accidental damage. The inside boxes,
partitions, and metal clips must be packed in securely closed strong outside wooden or fiberboard boxes or metal
containers. Blank industrial power load cartridges may be packed in bulk in securely closed fiberboard boxes.
A27.27. Toy Caps. Toy caps must not contain more than an average of ¼ grain of explosive composition per cap,
and must be packed in inside packages constructed of paperboard not less than 0.013-inch thick, or metal not less
than 0.008-inch thick, or noncombustible plastic not less than 0.015-inch thick. The material must provide a
complete enclosure, and the minimum dimensions of each side or end of such package must be not less than 1/8 of
an inch in height.
- The number of caps in an inside package must be limited so that not more than 10 grains of explosive
composition is packed into 1 cubic inch of space, and not more than 17.5 grains of explosive composition of
toy caps is packed in any inside container.
A27.27.1. Pack Toy Caps In:
A22.214.171.124. Wooden boxes, DOT 15A, 15B, 16A, 19A, or 19B. Gross weight must not be over 150 pounds.
A126.96.36.199. Fiberboard boxes, DOT 12B. Gross weight must not be over 65 pounds.
A188.8.131.52. Wooden boxes in good condition, and weighing not more than 100 pounds gross.