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Document ID (ISN)101061
CIS number 03-40
ISBN(s) 92-1-1339021-1
Year 1999
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.3
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Tests and criteria [United Nations]
Original title Recomendaciones relativas al transporte de mercancías peligrosas - Manual de pruebas y criterios [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 3rd Rev. ed., 1999. vii, 415p. Illus.
Abstract Third update of the manual grouping the various tests that enable competent authorities to classify dangerous goods depending on their explosive properties (for the first edition, see CIS 89-1429). Amendments to the second edition concern the Koenen test, test 6, calculations of regulation and emergency temperatures, lithium batteries and test methods for determining the dimensions of the evacuation systems of tanks. A new appendix has been included, covering detection methods.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; explosibility testing; transport of materials; UN
Descriptors (secondary) explosives; in-service testing; storage tanks; compliance tests; lithium and compounds; classification; description of technique; directive; detection; international agreements
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