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Document ID (ISN)102339
CIS number 03-1036
ISBN(s) 92-1-139090-7 (En); 92-1-239085-4 (fr); 92-1-339029-7 (es)
Year 2003
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.13
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Model regulations [United Nations]
Original title Perevozka opasnyh gruzov: Tipovye pravila - Trinadcatoe peresmotrennoe izdanie [in Russian]
Recommandations relatives au transport de marchandises dangereuses - Règlements types [Nations Unies] [in French]
Recomendaciones relativas al transporte de mercancías peligrosas - Reglementación modelo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 13th Rev.ed., 2003. vi, 414p. Illus. (Vol.I); vii, 348p. Illus. (Vol.II).
Abstract Latest update of the "Orange Book" (for the previous edition in English, see CIS 02-530). 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; shipping documents. Special recommendations apply to certain classes of goods. The recommendations do not apply to dangerous goods in bulk.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; classification systems; transport of materials; UN
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; flashpoints; labelling; list of chemical substances; road transport; water transport; testing; 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