MSDS and HMIS.
SPCC and ISCP Procedures.
Guidelines and procedures for testing of petroleum products must also be contained within the sampling and
gaging SOP. Listed below are some of the general requirements; more detailed information can be found in
To determine the minimum frequency of sampling and testing, you would refer to MIL-HDBK-200, Tables
II and III. With these tables and the information obtained on DA Form 1804 (Petroleum Sample Tag), you
can determine what type of minimum test is required to be performed on the samples received at your
laboratory (such as type A, B-1, B-2, B-3, or C test). The same tables list the type of samples to be taken
(such as an upper, middle, lower, composite, all-level, line sample or a representative sample for packaged
The proper size of the sample is covered in paragraph 5.4, MIL-HDBK-200. Normally, liquid samples
submitted for analysis will not be less than 1 gallon size; semisolids will not be less than 5 pounds.
Special samples and gasoline samples requiring ASTM aviation supercharge method of determining
performance numbers will be of 5-gallon size unless otherwise directed. Samples of jet fuel requiring full
specification tests will be 5 gallons.
PART I - DA FORM 1804 COMPLETION
The following information must be entered on DA Form 1804 (refer to Fig. I-1) for each sample taken and/or
From (Requesting Activity).
Sample No. (Entered by lab).
Amt. Product Sample Represents.
From (Where sample was taken from).
Source (What storage type sample was taken from: Truck No., Tank No., Other).
Sampled By (Individual).
Shipment Delivery Date.