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Document ID (ISN)103994
CIS number 05-4
Year 2004
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 Tawṣiyāt bi-ša'ni naql al-baḍā'i( al-ẖatira. La'iḥa tanẓīmiya namūtajiya. Al-mujallad al-ṯānī [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 13th Rev ed., 2004. v, 416p. Illus. (Vol.I); viii, 383p. Illus. (Vol.II).
Abstract Latest update of the "Orange Book" (for the previous edition in English see CIS 02-530). Contains a list of the most commonly carried dangerous goods to which a UN identification number has been allocated. Covers: 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 the transport of dangerous goods in bulk. Arabic translation of the recommendations analysed under CIS 03-1036.
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
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials