IBC07 PACKING INSTRUCTION IBC07

The following IBCs are authorized, provided the general provisions of 4.1.1, 4.1.2 and 4.1.3 are met:

  1. Metal (11A, 11B, 11N, 21A, 21B, 21N, 31A, 31B and 31N);

  2. Rigid plastics (11H1, 11H2, 21H1, 21H2, 31H1 and 31H2);

  3. Composite (11HZ1, 11HZ2, 21HZ1, 21HZ2 and 31HZ1);

  4. Wooden (11C, 11D and 11F).

Additional provisions:

  1. Where the solid may become liquid during transport see 4.1.3.4.

  2. Liners of wooden IBCs shall be sift-proof.

Special packing provisions:

B1
For packing group I substances, IBCs shall be carried in closed cargo transport units or in freight containers/vehicles, which shall have rigid sides or fences at least to the height of the IBC.
B4
Flexible, fibreboard or wooden IBCs shall be sift-proof and water-resistant or shall be fitted with a sift-proof and water-resistant liner.
B18
For UN Nos. 3531 and 3533, IBCs shall be designed and constructed to permit the release of gas or vapour to prevent a build-up of pressure that could rupture the IBCs in the event of loss of stabilization.
B21
For solid substances in IBCs other than metal or rigid plastics IBCs, the IBCs shall be carried in closed cargo transport units or in freight containers/vehicles, which shall have rigid sides or fences at least to the height of the IBC.