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Document ID (ISN)61800
CIS number 94-17
ISBN(s) 92-1-139042-7
Year 1993
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.8
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods [United Nations]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, Aug. 1993. 8th revised ed. x, 528p. Illus. Index. Sales No.E.93.VIII.1.
Abstract Latest update of the "Orange Book" (see CIS 91-1769 for 7th edition). It contains a list of dangerous goods most commonly carried to which a UN identification number has been allocated. It addresses principles of classification and definition of classes; general packing requirements; testing procedures; marking, labelling or placarding; and shipping documents. Special recommendations apply to certain classes of goods. The recommendations do not apply to dangerous goods in bulk.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; UN; classification systems; labelling; testing; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; flashpoints; list of chemical substances; road transport; water transport; international agreements; replaced; directive; air transport
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUN
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Labour inspection