IBC08 PACKING INSTRUCTION IBC08

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, 21HZ, 21HZ2 and 31HZ1);

  4. Fibreboard (11G);

  5. Wooden (11C, 11D and 11F);

  6. Flexible (13H1, 13H2, 13H3, 13H4, 13H5, 13L1, 13L2, 13L3, 13L4, 13M1 or 13M2).

Additional provision:

Where the solid may become liquid during transport see 4.1.3.4.

Special packing provisions:

B3
Flexible IBCs shall be sift-proof and water-resistant or shall be fitted with a sift-proof and water-resistant liner.
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.
B6
For UN Nos. 1327, 1363, 1364, 1365, 1386, 1408, 1841, 2211, 2217, 2793 and 3314, IBCs are not required to meet the IBC testing provisions of chapter 6.5.
B21
For substances, UN Nos. 1374 and 2590 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.