P403 PACKING INSTRUCTION P403
The following packagings are authorized provided the general provisions of 4.1.1 and 4.1.3 are met.
Combination packagings Maximum net mass
Inner packagings Outer packagings
Glass 2 kg Drums
Plastic 15 kg
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
400 kg
Metal 20 kg
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
400 kg
  • other metal (1N1, 1N2)
400 kg
Inner packagings shall be hermetically sealed (e.g., by taping or by threaded closures).
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)
400 kg
  • plywood (1D)
400 kg
  • fibre (1G)
400 kg
Boxes
  • steel (4A)
400 kg
  • aluminium (4B)
400 kg
  • other metal (4N)
400 kg
  • natural wood (4C1)
250 kg
  • natural wood with sift-proof walls (4C2)
250 kg
  • plywood (4D)
250 kg
  • reconstituted wood (4F)
125 kg
  • fibreboard (4G)
125 kg
  • expanded plastics (4H1)
60 kg
  • solid plastics (4H2)
250 kg
Jerricans
  • steel (3A1, 3A2)
120 kg
  • aluminium (3B1, 3B2)
120 kg
  • plastics (3H1, 3H2)
120 kg
Single packagings
Drums
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
250 kg
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
250 kg
  • metal, other than steel or aluminium (1N1, 1N2)
250 kg
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)
250 kg
Jerricans
  • steel (3A1, 3A2)
120 kg
  • aluminium (3B1, 3B2)
120 kg
  • plastics (3H1, 3H2)
120 kg
Composite packagings
  • plastics receptacle in steel or aluminium drum (6HA1 or 6HB1)
250 kg
  • plastics receptacle in fibre, plastics or plywood drum (6HG1, 6HH1, 6HD1)
75 kg
  • plastics receptacle in steel, aluminium, wood, plywood, fibreboard or solid plastics box (6HA2, 6HB2, 6HC, 6HD2, 6HG2 or 6HH2)
75 kg
Steel pressure receptacles, provided that the general provisions of 4.1.3.6 are met.

Special packing provisions:

PP31
For UN Nos. 1360, 1397, 1402, 1404, 1407, 1409, 1410, 1413, 1414, 1415, 1418, 1419, 1423, 1426, 1427, 1428, 1432, 1433, 1436, 1714, 1870, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2257, 2463, 2806, 2813 (PG I), 3131, 3132, 3134, 3135, 3208, 3209, 3395, 3396, 3397, 3401, 3402, 3403 and 3404, packagings shall be hermetically sealed, except for solid fused material.
PP83
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