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Document ID (ISN)56319
CIS number 91-1358
ISBN(s) 0-11-885518-2
Year 1990
Convention or series no. COP 19
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Classification and labelling of dangerous substances for conveyance by road in tankers, tank containers and packages (Revision 1) - Approved Code of Practice
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. viii, 34p. Illus. Price: GBP 3.50.
Abstract This Code of Practice is a revision of the 1988 edition (CIS 88-1721). It covers: classification of substances, choice of hazard warning sign and labelling for the purposes of the Classification, Packaging and Labelling (CPL) Regulations and the Road Tanker Regulations; classification of substances, determination of packing groups and temperature control requirements for the purposes of the Road Traffic (Carriage of Dangerous Substances in Packages etc) (PG) Regulations; criteria for classification of various types of gases, liquids and solids; 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
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials