(7) Activity: 60 millicuries total, 10 millicuries
(1) Proper Shipping Name: Radioactive Material,
Cesium-137, 50 millicuries Americium-241 (8) Label
Special Form, N.O.S.
Required: Radioactive Yellow-l.
(2) Hazard Class: Radioactive Material.
(9) Transport Index: Use value listed on Yellow II
(3) Identification Number: UN 2974.
label on box.
(4) Total Quantity: 1 Box.
(10) The following accessories are to be included with
the testers when transporting them for repair/overhaul or
(5) Name of each Radionuclide: Americium241,
to a new location:
(6) Form: Special Form.
Cast Aluminum Guideplate
Computer Tabulations AC Charger
DC Charger (Battery Clips)
Padlock w/2 Keys
Standard Drill Pin
Standard Block Assembly
Wrench, Allen Hex, 5/32
Battery, NICAD, 8 ea
(Size D-4 Ampere hour 160F)
*Some testers were issued with a hammer. If applicable, the hammer should also be included. TM 5-6635-386-12&P shall
always stay with the tester even during shipment.
(11) Handle must be locked in a safe position
d. The orange tester case meets the
and the batteries removed before tester is shipped.
requirements of specification 7A for type A packaging.
Type A packaging is required for the tester since the
(12) The key for the padlock is to be tagged with
radionuclides are in special form and the amount of
the tester serial number and sent by registered mail to
activity of the two radioactive sources is below the
the receiving/repair facility. The key to the probe handle
maximum permitted for type A packaging (Al). However,
shall be stored inside the case.
to protect from damage during shipment, the tester and
case should be placed in a wooden crate. The outside of
c. Additional information is required as
the crate must be labelled and marked in accordance
appropriate depending on the mode of transportation
with Title 10 CFR Parts 172.310, 172.403 and 438. A
used. Do not forget to include the following shipping
complete DD Form 1348-1 (DOD Sirtgle Line Item
certification on the shipping papers:
Release/Receipt Document) should accompany the
shipment to the manufacturer.
This is to certify that the above named materials
are properly classified, described, packaged, marked
e. The Transport Index (TI) must be marked on
and labeled and are in proper condition for transportation
the Dot Radiation label on the tester package, and on the
according to the applicable regulations of the
shipping paper. The TI is a number expressing the
Department of Transportation.