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Document ID (ISN)100467
CIS number 02-1050
ISBN(s) 92-1-239070-6
Year 2001
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.12
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Model regulations [United Nations]
Original title Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses - Règlement type [Nations Unies] [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 12th Rev. ed., Mar. 2001. v, 750p. Illus. Index.
Abstract Latest update of the "Orange Book" (see CIS 94-774 for 8th edition). It contains a list of dangerous goods most commonly carried to which a UN identification number has been allocated. It addresses principles of classification and definition of classes, general packing requirements, testing procedures; marking, labelling or placarding; and shipping documents. Special recommendations apply to certain classes of goods. The recommendations do not apply to dangerous goods in bulk.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; UN; classification systems; labelling; testing; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; flashpoints; list of chemical substances; road transport; water transport; international agreements; glossary; directive; air transport
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Labour inspection