ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)62210
CIS number 94-774
ISBN(s) 92-1-239038-2
Year 1993
Convention or series no. ST/SG/AC.10/1/Rev.8
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods [United Nations]
Original title Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses [Nations Unies] [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations, Sales Section, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 8th Rev.ed., Jan. 1994. xii, 597p. Illus. Index. Sales No.F.93.VIII.1.
Abstract French version of the latest "Orange Book" (English version abstracted under CIS 94-17). 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; translation; 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