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Document ID (ISN)61849
CIS number 94-660
ISBN(s) 0-11-886311-8
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Commission
Title Packaging of dangerous substances for carriage by road. Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging) Regulations 1993. Approved Code of Practice
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury C010 6FS, Suffolk, United Kingdom, 1993. vi, 28p. 7 ref. Price: GBP 4.75.
Abstract This Code provides practical guidance on regulation 8 of the Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging) Regulations 1993 (CIS 93-1424) and is a revision of the Code entitled Packaging of dangerous substances for conveyance by road (see CIS 91-1318). Contents: introduction and scope; general recommendations; intermediate bulk containers (IBCs); suitable packagings for particular substances; suitable packagings for organic peroxides and self-reactive substances; comparison with international recommendations/rules. Tables include lists of currently assigned organic peroxides suitable for carriage in IBCs and currently assigned organic peroxides and self-reactive substances.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; road transport; transport of materials; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) organic peroxides; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; directive; list of chemical substances; bulk liquid containers
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Transport of materials