Inner receptacle

Receptacles shall be of a suitable form (cylindrical or pear-shaped) and be made of good quality
material free from any defect that could impair their strength. The walls shall be sufficiently thick at
every point and free from internal stresses.

Screw-threaded plastics closures, ground glass stoppers or closures at least equally effective shall be
used as closures for receptacles. Any part of the closure likely to come into contact with the contents
of the receptacle shall be resistant to those contents. Care shall be taken to ensure that the closures are
so fitted as to be leakproof and are suitably secured to prevent any loosening during carriage. If vented
closures are necessary, they shall comply with 4.1.1.8.

The receptacle shall be firmly secured in the outer packaging by means of cushioning and/or
absorbent materials.

Maximum capacity of receptacle: 60 litres.

Maximum net mass: 75 kg.

Outer packaging

Receptacle with outer steel drum 6PA1; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.1 apply to the construction
of the outer packaging. The removable lid required for this type of packaging may nevertheless be in
the form of a cap.

Receptacle with outer steel crate or box 6PA2; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.14 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging. For cylindrical receptacles the outer packaging shall, when
upright, rise above the receptacle and its closure. If the crate surrounds a pear-shaped receptacle and is
of matching shape, the outer packaging shall be fitted with a protective cover (cap).

Receptacle with outer aluminium drum 6PB1; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.2 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging.

Receptacle with outer aluminium crate or box 6PB2; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.14 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging.

Receptacle with outer wooden box 6PC; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.9 apply to the construction
of the outer packaging.

Receptacle with outer plywood drum 6PD1; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.5 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging.

Receptacle with outer wickerwork hamper 6PD2. The wickerwork hamper shall be properly made
with material of good quality. It shall be fitted with a protective cover (cap) so as to prevent damage to
the receptacle.

Receptacle with outer fibre drum 6PG1; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.7.1 to 6.1.4.7.4 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging.
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