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.

Receptacle with outer fibreboard box 6PG2; the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.12 apply to the
construction of the outer packaging.

Receptacle with outer expanded plastics or solid plastics packaging (6PH1 or 6PH2); the materials of
both outer packagings shall meet the relevant requirements of 6.1.4.13. Outer solid plastics packaging
shall be manufactured from high density polyethylene or some other comparable plastics material. The
removable lid for this type of packaging may nevertheless be in the form of a cap.

Combination packagings

The relevant requirements of section 6.1.4 for the outer packagings to be used, are applicable.
NOTE: For the inner and outer packagings to be used, see the relevant packing instructions in
Chapter 4.1.

Light gauge metal packagings

0A1 non-removable-head
0A2 removable-head

The sheet metal for the body and ends shall be of suitable steel, and of a gauge appropriate to the
capacity and intended use of the packaging.

The joints shall be welded, at least double-seamed by welting or produced by a method ensuring a
similar degree of strength and leakproofness.

Inner coatings of zinc, tin, lacquer, etc. shall be tough and shall adhere to the steel at every point,
including the closures.

Openings for filling, emptying and venting in the bodies or heads of non-removable head (0A1)
packagings shall not exceed 7 cm in diameter. Packagings with larger openings shall be considered to
be of the removable-head type (0A2).

The closures of non-removable-head packagings (0A1) shall either be of the screw-threaded type or be
capable of being secured by a screwable device or a device at least equally effective. The closures of
removable-head packagings (0A2) shall be so designed and fitted that they stay firmly closed and the
packagings remain leakproof in normal conditions of carriage.

Maximum capacity of packagings: 40 litres.

Maximum net mass: 50 kg.

Test requirements for packagings

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