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Document ID (ISN)50276
CIS number 88-1721
ISBN(s) 0-11-883970-5
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Title Classification and labelling of dangerous substances for conveyance by road in tankers, tank containers and packages
Bibliographic information HM Stationery Office, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 14p. Price: GBP 4.00.
Abstract This code of practice covers: classification of substances, choice of warning sign and labelling for the purposes of the Classification, Packaging and Labelling (CPL) Regulations; the same for the Road Tanker Regulations; criteria for classification (gases, toxic, flammable and non-flammable compressed gases, flammable liquids and solids, spontaneously combustible substances, substances which in contact with water emit flammable gases, oxidising substances, organic peroxides, and toxic, harmful, corrosive and other dangerous substances); criteria for determining precedence of classification and hazard warning sign under the CPL Regulations.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; United Kingdom; transport of materials; classification; transport containers; warning notices; road transport; tank trucks
Descriptors (secondary) flammable substances; directive; replaced; hazard identification
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials