|Document ID (ISN)||52410|
|Convention or series no.
||UN Publication ST/SG/AC 10/1/Rev.5
||Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods [United Nations]
||Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses [Nations Unies] [in French]|
||United Nations Publications Sales, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 1988. 5th revised ed. 504p.
||These recommendations have been developed by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and its subsidiary bodies in the light of technical progress, the advent of new substances and materials, the exigences of modern transport systems and, above all, the requirement to ensure the safety of people, property and the environment. They are addressed to governments and international organisations concerned with the regulation of the transport of dangerous goods. Among other aspects, the recommendations cover principles of classification and definition of classes, listing of the principal dangerous goods, general packing requirements, testing procedures, marking, labelling or placarding, and shipping documents. There are - in addition - special recommendations related to particular classes of goods. Nevertheless, they do not apply to dangerous goods in bulk which, in most countries, are subject to special regulations.
||dangerous substances; UN; classification systems; testing; transport of materials
||packing, filling; flashpoints; labelling; list of chemical substances; rail transport; water transport; air transport; international agreements; replaced; directive; road transport
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||UN|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
||Transport of materials