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Document ID (ISN)107626
CIS number 08-188
ISBN(s) 978-92-1-139125-1 (En); 978-92-1-139125-1 (es); 978-92-1-239113-7 (fr); 978-92-1-339040-5 (ar); 978-92-1-439033-6 (ru); 978-92-1-730110-0 (zh)
Year 2007
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.4/Amend.2
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Manual of tests and criteria - 4th revised edition. Amendment 2 [United Nations]
Original title Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses - Manuel d'épreuves et de critères - 4e édition révisée. Amendement 2 [Nations Unies] [in French]
Recomendaciones relativas al transporte de mercancías peligrosas ¿ Manual de pruebas y criterios - 4ª edición revisada. Enmienda 2 [Naciones Unidas] [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 2007. v, 8p. Illus.
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Abstract The Manual of tests and criteria contains criteria, test methods and procedures to be used for the classification of dangerous according to the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Model Regulations (see CIS 01-1792) as well as of chemicals presenting physical hazards according to the Globally Harmonized System and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS, see CIS 06-680). The amendments listed in this publication include assignment procedures for ammonium nitrate emulsions, suspensions or gels, specifications and quality control of steel tubes used in the Koenen test, the addition of a modified vented pipe test and the inclusion of separate entities for lithium metal and lithium ion batteries.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; classification; transport of materials; UN
Descriptors (secondary) lithium; oxidizing substances; storage batteries; testing; ammonium nitrate; description of technique; directive; impact testing; classification systems
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials