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Document ID (ISN)34956
CIS number 81-129
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Dangerous goods classifying catalogue.
Bibliographic information Second edition, Israel Ports Authority, P.O. B. 20121, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1980. 422p. Illus.
Abstract Considerably enlarged and updated second edition of this computerised alphabetical catalogue of 2,827 dangerous substances, intended for those engaged in their importation and exportation via Israeli ports. The chief information provided on each substance is: classification by the Israel ports Authority (class A: substances which must be delivered directly; class B: those which must be stored separately, with special provisions for the port of Eilat); Inter-governmental Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO) classification; subclass (auxiliary classification of materials with several hazardous properties); page number of entry in the IMCO International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code; U.N. No. (number allocated by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods). A letter code indicates: explosion or violent reaction hazard; protective clothing or breathing apparatus required. Information on decontamination and neutralisation of spills. Criteria for toxic materials. Explanatory notes in English and Hebrew.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; sea transport; Israel
Descriptors (secondary) fire hazards; toxic substances; directive; personal protective equipment; classification; explosion hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Water transportation