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Document ID (ISN)103999
CIS number 05-6
ISBN(s) 92-1-139106-7 (En); 92-1-239099-4 (Fr)
Year 2005
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.14
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Model regulations [United Nations]
Original title Recommandations relatives au transport de marchandises dangereuses - Règlement type [Nations Unies] [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 14th Rev.ed., 2005. vi, 420p. (Vol. I); vii, 348p. (Vol.II).
Internet access [in English] [in French]
Abstract Latest update of the "Orange Book" (for the previous edition in English, see CIS 03-1036). The Model Regulations are annexed to the Recommendations and cover: principles of classification of dangerous goods; packing and tank provisions; consignment procedures; requirements for the construction and testing of packagings and containers; and provisions concerning transport operations. The Regulations include a list of the most commonly carried dangerous goods with the UN identification number, class number and requirements for packagings and containers; 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; explosives; flammable substances; radioactive substances; toxic substances; containers; directive; list of chemical substances; testing; international agreements; replaced; glossary; labelling
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