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Document ID (ISN)52408
CIS number 89-1429
ISBN(s) 92-1-139021-4; 92-1-239016-1
Year 1986
Convention or series no. UN Publication ST/SG/AC 10/11
Title Recommendations on the transport of dangerous goods - Tests and criteria [United Nations]
Original title Recommandations relatives au transport des marchandises dangereuses - Epreuves et critères [Nations Unies] [in French]
Bibliographic information United Nations Publications Sales, 1211 Genève 10, Switzerland, 1986. 1st ed. 189p. Illus.
Abstract New products which are considered as having explosive properties or are intended to function as explosives (including pyrotechnics) are candidates for Class 1 of the United Nations Hazard Classification scheme. This manual is a compilation of the various tests which enable a competent authority to classify these products ("products" comprises substances, packaged substances, articles and packaged articles) according to the above scheme. Details of drawings and specifications of materials used in the tests can be obtained from the appropriate national authority.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; explosives; compliance tests; transport of materials; explosibility testing; UN
Descriptors (secondary) international agreements; directive; description of technique
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