P140 PACKING INSTRUCTION P140
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
Bags Boxes
  • plastics
Not necessary
  • steel (4A)
  • aluminium (4B)
Reels
  • other metal (4N)
  • natural wood, ordinary (4C1)
Sheets
  • natural wood, sift-proof walls (4C2)
  • paper, kraft
  • plywood (4D)
  • plastics
  • reconstituted wood (4F)
  • fibreboard (4G)
Receptacles
  • plastics, solid (4H2)
  • wood
Drums
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
  • other metal (1N1, 1N2)
  • plywood (1D)
  • fibre (1G)
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)

Special packing provisions:

PP73
For UN 0105, no inner packagings are required if the ends are sealed.
PP74
For UN 0101, the packaging shall be sift-proof except when the fuse is covered by a paper tube and both ends of the tube are covered with removable caps.
PP75
For UN 0101, steel, aluminium or other metal boxes or drums shall not be used.