P115 PACKING INSTRUCTION P115
The following packagings are authorized, provided the general provisions of 4.1.1, 4.1.3 and special packing provisions of 4.1.5 are met.
Inner packagings Intermediate packagings Outer packagings
Receptacles Bags Boxes
  • plastics
  • plastics in metal receptacles
  • natural wood, ordinary (4C1)
  • wood
  • natural wood, sift-proof walls (4C2)
Drums
  • plywood (4D)
  • metal
  • reconstituted wood (4F)
 
Receptacles Drums
  • wood
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
  • other metal (1N1, 1N2)
  • plywood (1D)
  • fibre (1G)
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)

Special packing provisions:

PP45
For UN 0144, intermediate packagings are not required.
PP53
For UN Nos. 0075, 0143, 0495 and 0497, when boxes are used as the outer packaging, inner packagings shall have taped screw-cap closures and be not more than 5 L capacity each. Inner packagings shall be surrounded with non-combustible absorbent cushioning materials. The amount of absorbent cushioning material shall be sufficient to absorb the liquid contents. Metal receptacles shall be cushioned from each other. Net mass of propellant is limited to 30 kg for each package when outer packagings are boxes.
PP54
For UN Nos. 0075, 0143, 0495 and 0497, when drums are used as the outer packaging and when intermediate packagings are drums, they shall be surrounded with non-combustible cushioning material in a quantity sufficient to absorb the liquid contents. A composite packaging consisting of a plastics receptacle in a metal drum may be used instead of the inner and intermediate packagings. The net volume of propellent in each package shall not exceed 120 L.
PP55
For UN 0144, absorbent cushioning material shall be inserted.
PP56
For UN 0144, metal receptacles may be used as inner packagings.
PP57
For UN Nos. 0075, 0143, 0495 and 0497, bags shall be used as intermediate packagings when boxes are used as outer packagings.
PP58
For UN Nos. 0075, 0143, 0495 and 0497, drums shall be used as intermediate packagings when drums are used as outer packagings.
PP59
For UN 0144, fibreboard boxes (4G) may be used as outer packagings.
PP60
For UN 0144, aluminium drums (1B1 or 1B2) and metal, other than steel or aluminium, drums (1N1 or 1N2) shall not be used.