P001 PACKING INSTRUCTION (LIQUIDS) P001
The following packagings are authorized, provided the general provisions of 4.1.1 and 4.1.3 are met.
Combination packagings Maximum capacity/net mass (see 4.1.3.3)
Inner packagings Outer packagings Packing group I Packing group II Packing group III
Glass 10 L Drums
Plastics 30 L
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
Metal 40 L
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • other metal (1N1, 1N2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • plywood (1D)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • fibre (1G)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
Boxes
  • steel (4A)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • aluminium (4B)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • other metal (4N)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • natural wood (4C1, 4C2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • plywood (4D)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • reconstituted wood (4F)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • fibreboard (4G)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
  • expanded plastics (4H1)
40 kg 60 kg 60 kg
  • solid plastics (4H2)
75 kg 400 kg 400 kg
Jerricans
  • steel (3A1, 3A2)
60 kg 120 kg 120 kg
  • aluminium (3B1, 3B2)
60 kg 120 kg 120 kg
  • plastics (3H1, 3H2)
30 kg 120 kg 120 kg
Single packagings
Drums
  • steel, non-removable head (1A1)
250 L 450 L 450 L
  • steel, removable head (1A2)
prohibited 250 L 250 L
  • aluminium, non-removable head (1B1)
250 L 450 L 450 L
  • aluminium, removable head (1B2)
prohibited 250 L 250 L
  • other metal, non-removable head (1N1)
250 L 450 L 450 L
  • other metal, removable head (1N2)
prohibited 250 L 250 L
  • plastics, non-removable head (1H1)
250 L1 450 L 450 L
  • plastics, removable head (1H2)
prohibited 250 L 250 L
Jerricans
  • steel, non-removable head (3A1)
60 L 60 L 60 L
  • steel, removable head (3A2)
prohibited 60 L 60 L
  • aluminium, non-removable head (3B1)
60 L 60 L 60 L
  • aluminium, removable head (3B2)
prohibited 60 L 60 L
  • plastics, non-removable head (3H1)
60 L1 60 L 60 L
  • plastics, removable head (3H2)
prohibited 60 L 60 L
Composite packagings
  • plastics receptacle in steel or aluminium drum (6HA1, 6HB1)
250 L 250 L 250 L
  • plastics receptacle in fibre, plastics or plywood drum (6HG1, 6HH1, 6HD1)
120 L1 250 L 250 L
  • plastics receptacle in steel or aluminium crate or box or plastics receptacle in wood, plywood, fibreboard or solid plastics box (6HA2, 6HB2, 6HC, 6HD2, 6HG2 or 6HH2)
60 L1 60 L 60 L
  • glass receptacle in steel, aluminium, fibre, plywood, solid plastics or expanded plastics drum (6PA1, 6PB1, 6PG1, 6PD1, 6PH1 or 6PH2) or in a steel, aluminium, wood or fibreboard box or in a wickerwork hamper (6PA2, 6PB2, 6PC, 6PG2 or 6PD2)
60 L 60 L 60 L
Pressure receptacles, provided that the general provisions of 4.1.3.6 are met.

Special packing provisions:

PP1

For UN Nos. 1133, 1210, 1263 and 1866 and for adhesives, printing inks, printing ink related materials, paints, paint related materials and resin solutions which are assigned to UN 3082, metal or plastics packagings for substances of packing groups II and III in quantities of 5 litres or less per packaging are not required to meet the performance tests in chapter 6.1 when transported:

  1. in palletized loads, a pallet box or a unit load device, such as individual packagings placed or stacked and secured by strapping, shrink- or stretch-wrapping or other suitable means to a pallet. For sea transport, the palletized loads, pallet boxes or unit load devices shall be firmly packed and secured in closed cargo transport units. On roll-on/roll-off ships the unit loads may be carried in vehicles other than closed vehicles provided they are securely fenced to the full height of the cargo carried; or
  2. as an inner packaging of a combination packaging with a maximum net mass of 40 kg.
PP2
For UN 3065, wooden barrels with a maximum capacity of 250 litres and which do not meet the provisions of chapter 6.1 may be used.
PP4
For UN 1774, packagings shall meet the packing group II performance level.
PP5
For UN 1204, packagings shall be so constructed that explosion is not possible by reason of increased internal pressure. Gas cylinders and gas receptacles shall not be used for these substances.
PP10
For UN 1791, for packing group II, the packaging shall be vented.
PP31
For UN Nos 1131, 1553, 1693, 1694, 1699, 1701, 2478, 2604, 2785, 3148, 3183, 3184, 3185, 3186, 3187, 3188, 3398 (PG II and III), 3399 (PG II and III), 3413 and 3414, packagings shall be hermetically sealed.
PP33
For UN 1308, for packing groups I and II, only combination packagings with a maximum gross mass of 75 kg are allowed.
PP81
For UN 1790 with more than 60% but not more than 85% hydrogen fluoride and UN 2031 with more than 55% nitric acid, the permitted use of plastics drums and jerricans as single packagings shall be two years from their date of manufacture.
PP93
For UN Nos. 3532 and 3534, packagings shall be designed and constructed to permit the release of gas or vapour to prevent a build-up of pressure that could rupture the packagings in the event of loss of stabilization.

  1. Not permitted for class 3, packing group I