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NEWS | Aug. 10, 2023

Packaging: Properly Managing CPG 5 Items

BLUF: Ensure readiness of supplies and prevent HAZMAT accidents by properly managing Care of Supplies in Storage Priority Group 5 (HAZMAT) items.

Screen Capture of Video by Greg Wilson
Care of Supplies in Storage (COSIS) is an important part of unit readiness. Army Sustainment Command’s Packaging, Containerization and Storage Center (ASC PSCC) has organized COSIS items into COSIS Priority Groups (CPGs) to help units ensure inventory that is susceptible to damage or degradation is in serviceable condition when issued to support operational missions.
PS Magazine has previously covered CPGs 1, 2, 3 and 4 at the following links:
CPG 5 covers items containing hazardous materials. (HAZMAT). To learn more about the correct way to care for CPG 5 items, download the PDF HERE
Editor’s note: We’ve included an updated copy of the HAZMAT Placard article from PS 793 (Jan 19) that includes an image of the new lithium-ion placard (under Class 9 – Miscellaneous) as well as the new email address for PSCC. Download it HERE.

Download the latest HAZMAT segregation chart HERE.
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