Physically, the unit is a small, waterproof case or pouch of negligible weight, approximately 15cm x 10cm x 2cm, containing the following:
- Spray Bandage (Plastiflesh) — 1 can of spray which closes up wounds and heals burns
- Antiseptic Spray — 1 can of spray to clean and disinfect a skin area
- Spray Hypodermic (Spray Hypo) — syringe used to give shots without a needle
- Information card with basic instructions on using the kit and baseline conditions for all major races.
Most First Aid Packs assume the presence of a Pocket Tool and are sold with one (such as the version in the standard or emergency packs), but some models include a small safety cutter or scissors. Other models include a pair or protective gloves and/or use lower-tech bandaging or medical packets.