Drums of Liquid Dangerous Goods for Airfreight

A frequent issue with liquid dangerous goods in UN specification drums are the drums themselves. By ground transportation requirements under CFR49 removable head drums can be acceptable. When transported by air packaging instructions may require that the drums be of a non-removable head design.


Removable Head Drums

1A2 Steel drum

These are some examples but not an all inclusive list:

1A2- removable head steel drums

1H2- removable head plastic drums

3H2- removable head plastic jerricans

3A2- removable head steel jerricans

3B2- removable head aluminium jerricans

6HA2- plastic receptacle with outer steel crate*/or box

6HB2- plastic receptacle with outer aluminium crate*/or box