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Document ID (ISN)102340
CIS number 03-1037
Year 2002
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.12
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Model regulations [United Nations]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 12th Rev.ed., 2002. v, 789p. Illus.
Abstract Arabic version of the 12th revised edition of the "Orange Book" (see CIS 02-530 for the English 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; 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; translation; 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