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Document ID (ISN)54414
CIS number 90-1083
ISBN(s) 0-11-550901-1
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 495p. Illus. Price: GBP 26.00.
Abstract This document lists the 17 articles of the Agreement along with Annex A, provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles and Annex B, provisions concerning transport equipment and operations. In Annex A the substances are classified according to the main type of danger they present in transport, and for each class details are given of the substances in the class, provisions for packaging and labelling, description of goods in the transport documents and provisions for empty packages. Annex B covers types of vehicle and associated equipment, responsibilities of vehicle crews, provisions concerning loading and unloading, marking of vehicles. Special vehicle requirements are also given for each of the classes of substances carried.
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; road transport; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) packing, filling; European Communities; transport of materials; drivers; road transport equipment; directive; labelling; loading and unloading; list of chemical substances; warning notices; international agreements; road vehicles
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Road transportation