P410 PACKING INSTRUCTION P410
The following packagings are authorized provided the general provisions of 4.1.1 and 4.1.3 are met.
Combination packagings Maximum net mass (see 4.1.3.3)
Inner packagings Outer packagings Packing group II Packing group III
Glass 10 kg Drums
Plastics1 30 kg
  • steel (1A1, 1A2)
400 kg 400 kg
Metal 40 kg
  • aluminium (1B1, 1B2)
400 kg 400 kg
Paper1, 2 10 kg
  • other metal (1N1, 1N2)
400 kg 400 kg
Fibre 1, 2 10 kg
  • plastics (1H1, 1H2)
400 kg 400 kg
  • plywood (1D)
400 kg 400 kg
  • fibre (1G)1
400 kg 400 kg
Boxes
  • steel (4A)
400 kg 400 kg
  • aluminium (4B)
400 kg 400 kg
  • other metal (4N)
400 kg 400 kg
  • natural wood (4C1)
400 kg 400 kg
  • natural wood with sift-proof walls (4C2)
400 kg 400 kg
  • plywood (4D)
400 kg 400 kg
  • reconstituted wood (4F)
400 kg 400 kg
  • fibreboard (4G)1
400 kg 400 kg
  • expanded plastics (4H1)
60 kg 60 kg
  • solid plastics (4H2)
400 kg 400 kg
Jerricans
  • steel (3A1, 3A2)
120 kg 120 kg
  • aluminium (3B1, 3B2)
120 kg 120 kg
  • plastics (3H1, 3H2)
120 kg 120 kg
Single packagings
Drums
  • steel (1A1 or 1A2)
400 kg 400 kg
  • aluminium (1B1 or 1B2)
400 kg 400 kg
  • metal, other than steel or aluminium (1N1 or 1N2)
400 kg 400 kg
  • plastics (1H1 or 1H2)
400 kg 400 kg
Jerricans
  • steel (3A1 or 3A2)
120 kg 120 kg
  • aluminium (3B1 or 3B2)
120 kg 120 kg
  • plastics (3H1 or 3H2)
120 kg 120 kg
Boxes
  • steel (4A)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • aluminium (4B)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • other metal (4N)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • natural wood (4C1)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • natural wood with sift-proof walls (4C2)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • plywood (4D)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • reconstituted wood (4F)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • fibreboard (4G)3
400 kg 400 kg
  • solid plastics (4H2)3
400 kg 400 kg
Bags
  • bags (5H3, 5H4, 5L3, 5M2)3, 4
50 kg 50 kg
Composite packagings
  • Plastics receptacle in steel, aluminium, plywood, fibre or plastics drum (6HA1, 6HB1, 6HG1, 6HD1 or 6HH1)
400 kg 400 kg
  • Plastics receptacle in steel or aluminium crate or box, wooden box, plywood box, fibreboard box or solid plastics box (6HA2, 6HB2, 6HC, 6HD2, 6HG2 or 6HH2)
75 kg 75 kg
  • Glass receptacle in steel, aluminium, plywood or fibre drum (6PA1, 6PB1, 6PD1 or 6PG1) or in steel, aluminium, wood, or fibreboard box or in wickerwork hamper (6PA2, 6PB2, 6PC, 6PG2 or 6PD2) or in solid or expanded plastics packaging (6PH2 or 6PH1)
75 kg 75 kg
Pressure receptacles, provided that the general provisions of 4.1.3.6 are met.

Special packing provisions:

PP31
For UN Nos. 1326, 1339, 1340, 1341, 1343, 1352, 1358, 1373, 1374, 1378, 1379, 1382, 1384, 1385, 1390, 1393, 1394, 1395, 1396, 1398, 1400, 1401, 1402, 1405, 1409, 1417, 1418, 1431, 1436, 1437, 1871, 1923, 1929, 2004, 2008, 2318, 2545, 2546, 2624, 2805, 2813, 2830, 2835, 2844, 2881, 2940, 3078, 3088, 3131, 3132, 3134, 3135, 3170, 3182, 3189, 3190, 3205, 3206, 3208, 3209, 3395, 3396 and 3397, packagings shall be hermetically sealed.
PP39
For UN 1378, for metal packagings a venting device is required.
PP40
For the following UN Nos., falling in PG II, bags are not allowed: 1326, 1340, 1352, 1358, 1374, 1378, 1382, 1390, 1393, 1394, 1395, 1396, 1398, 1400, 1401, 1402, 1403, 1405, 1409, 1417, 1418, 1436, 1437, 1871, 2624, 2805, 2813, 2830, 2835, 3078, 3131, 3132, 3134, 3170, 3182, 3208 and 3209.
PP83
Deleted
PP100
For UN 2950 flexible, fibreboard or wooden packagings shall be sift-proof and water-resistant or shall be fitted with a sift-proof and water-resistant liner.

  1. These packagings shall be sift-proof.

  2. These inner packagings shall not be used when the substances being transported may become liquid during transport.

  3. These packagings shall only be used for packing group II substances when transported in a closed cargo transport unit.

  4. These packagings shall only be used for packing group II substances when transported in a closed cargo transport unit.