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46 REQUIREMENTS AND CONTROLS FOR TRANSPORT OTHER DANGEROUS PROPERTIES OF CONTENTS 507. In addition to the radioactive and fissile properties, any other dangerous properties of the contents of the package, such as explosiveness, flammability, pyrophoricity, chemical toxicity and corrosiveness, shall be taken into account in the packing, labelling, marking, placarding, storage and transport in order to be in compliance with the relevant transport regulations for dangerous goods of each of the countries through or into which the materials will be transported, and, where applicable, with the regulations of the cognizant transport organizations, as well as these Regulations.

05, the value quoted may be zero in accordance with para. 526(c). Shall also be transported under exclusive use. MARKING, LABELLING AND PLACARDING Marking 534. Each package shall be legibly and durably marked on the outside of the packaging with an identification of either the consignor or consignee, or both. 535. For each package, other than excepted packages, the United Nations number (see Table VIII), preceded by the letters “UN”, and the proper shipping name (see Table VIII) shall be legibly and durably marked on the outside of the packaging.

404. For mixtures of radionuclides, the determination of the basic radionuclide values referred to in para. 401 may be determined as follows: Xm = Â i l f(i) X(i) Text continued on page 40 21 SECTION IV TABLE I. BASIC RADIONUCLIDE VALUES Radionuclide (atomic number) A1 A2 Activity concentration for exempt material Activity limit for an exempt consignment (TBq) (TBq) (Bq/g) (Bq) Ac-225 (a) 8 × 10–1 6 × 10–3 1 × 101 1 × 104 Ac-227 (a) 9 × 10–1 9 × 10–5 1 × 10–1 1 × 103 Ac-228 6 × 10–1 5 × 10–1 1 × 101 1 × 106 Ag-105 2 × 100 2 × 100 1 × 102 1 × 106 Ag-108m (a) 7 × 10–1 7 × 10–1 1 × 101 (b) 1 × 106 (b) Ag-110m (a) 4× 10–1 10–1 Ag-111 2 × 100 Actinium (89) Silver (47) 101 1 × 106 6 × 10–1 1 × 103 1 × 106 1 × 10–1 1 × 10–1 1 × 101 1 × 105 Am-241 1 × 101 1 × 10–3 1 × 100 1 × 104 Am-242m (a) 1 × 101 1 × 10–3 1 × 100 (b) 1 × 104 (b) Am-243 (a) 5 × 100 1 × 10–3 1 × 100 (b) 1 × 103 (b) Ar-37 4 × 101 4 × 101 1 × 106 1 × 108 Ar-39 4 × 101 2 × 101 1 × 107 1 × 104 102 1 × 109 4× 1× Aluminium (13) Al-26 Americium (95) Argon (18) Ar-41 3× 10–1 3× 10–1 1× Arsenic (33) As-72 3 × 10–1 3 × 10–1 1 × 101 1 × 105 As-73 4 × 101 4 × 101 1 × 103 1 × 107 As-74 1 × 100 9 × 10–1 1 × 101 1 × 106 10–1 102 1 × 105 10–1 As-76 3× 3× 1× As-77 2 × 101 7 × 10–1 1 × 103 1 × 106 2 × 101 5 × 10–1 1 × 103 1 × 107 7 × 100 2 × 100 1 × 102 1 × 107 Astatine (85) At-211 (a) Gold (79) Au-193 For footnotes see pages 38 and 39.

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