(1) Proper Shipping Name: Radioactive Material,
Special Form, N.O.S.
(2) Hazard Class: Radioactive Material.
(3) Identification Number: UN 2974.
(4) Total Quantity: 1 Box.
(5) Name of each Radionuclide: Americium241,
(6) Form: Special Form.
(7) Activity: 60 millicuries total, 10 millicuries
Cesium-137, 50 millicuries Americium-241 (8) Label
Required: Radioactive Yellow-l.
(9) Transport Index: Use value listed on Yellow II
label on box.
(10) The following accessories are to be included with
the testers when transporting them for repair/overhaul or
to a new location:
Cast Aluminum Guideplate
Computer Tabulations AC Charger
DC Charger (Battery Clips)
Padlock w/2 Keys
Standard Drill Pin
Standard Block Assembly
Wrench, Allen Hex, 5/32
Battery, NICAD, 8 ea
(Size D-4 Ampere hour 160F)
*Some testers were issued with a hammer. If applicable, the hammer should also be included. TM 5-6635-386-12&P shall
always stay with the tester even during shipment.
(11) Handle must be locked in a safe position
and the batteries removed before tester is shipped.
(12) The key for the padlock is to be tagged with
the tester serial number and sent by registered mail to
the receiving/repair facility. The key to the probe handle
shall be stored inside the case.
appropriate depending on the mode of transportation
used. Do not forget to include the following shipping
certification on the shipping papers:
This is to certify that the above named materials
are properly classified, described, packaged, marked
and labeled and are in proper condition for transportation
Department of Transportation.
requirements of specification 7A for type A packaging.
Type A packaging is required for the tester since the
radionuclides are in special form and the amount of
activity of the two radioactive sources is below the
maximum permitted for type A packaging (Al). However,
to protect from damage during shipment, the tester and
case should be placed in a wooden crate. The outside of
the crate must be labelled and marked in accordance
with Title 10 CFR Parts 172.310, 172.403 and 438. A
complete DD Form 1348-1 (DOD Sirtgle Line Item
Release/Receipt Document) should accompany the
shipment to the manufacturer.
e. The Transport Index (TI) must be marked on
the Dot Radiation label on the tester package, and on the
shipping paper. The TI is a number expressing the