P504 PACKING INSTRUCTION P504
The following packagings are authorized, provided the general provisions of 4.1.1 and 4.1.3 are met.
Combination packagings Maximum net mass
  1. Outer packagings: (1A1, 1A2, 1B1, 1B2, 1N1, 1N2, 1H1, 1H2, 1D, 1G, 4A, 4B, 4N, 4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4F, 4G, 4H2)
    Inner packagings: Glass receptacles with a maximum capacity of 5 L
75 kg
  1. Outer packagings: (1A1, 1A2, 1B1, 1B2, 1N1, 1N2, 1H1, 1H2, 1D, 1G, 4A, 4B, 4N, 4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4F, 4G, 4H2)
    Inner packagings: Plastics receptacles with a maximum capacity of 30 L
75 kg
  1. Outer packagings: (1G, 4F or 4G)
    Inner packagings: Metal receptacles with a maximum capacity of 40 L
125 kg
  1. Outer packagings: (1A1, 1A2, 1B2, 1N1, 1N2, 1H1, 1H2, 1D, 4A, 4B, 4N, 4C1, 4C2, 4D, 4H2)
    Inner packagings: Metal receptacles with a maximum capacity of 40 L
225 kg
Single packagings Maximum net mass
Drums
  • steel, non-removable head (1A1)
250 L
  • aluminium, non-removable head (1B1)
250 L
  • metal, other than steel or aluminium, non-removable head (1N1)
250 L
  • plastics, non-removable head (1H1)
250 L
Jerricans
  • steel, non-removable head (3A1)
60 L
  • aluminium, non-removable head (3B1)
60 L
  • plastics, non-removable head (3H1)
60 L
Composite packagings
  • Plastics receptacle in steel or aluminium drum (6HA1, 6HB1)
250 L
  • Plastics receptacle in fibre, plastics or plywood drum (6HG1, 6HH1, 6HD1)
120 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 L
  • Glass receptacle in steel, aluminium, fibre or plywood drum (6PA1, 6PB1, 6PD1 or 6PG1) or in a steel, aluminium, wood or fibreboard box or in wickerwork hamper (6PA2, 6PB2, 6PC, 6PG2 or 6PD2) or in solid or expanded plastics packaging (6PH1 or 6PH2)
60 L

Special packing provisions:

PP10
For UN Nos. 2014 and 3149, the packaging shall be vented.
PP31
For UN 2626, packagings shall be hermetically sealed.