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Document ID (ISN)68790
CIS number 97-377
ISBN(s) 0-11-062923-X
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1996 No.2092
Title Health and Safety - The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1996. 47p. Illus. Price: GBP 7.40.
Abstract These Regulations, updating and modifying the 1994 Regulations on the classification, packaging and labelling of dangerous goods for carriage by road or rail (CIS 95-394), implement into British legislation the provisions of Directives 94/55/EC (CIS 95-22) and 96/49/EC. Modifications include: bringing into scope certain environmentally hazardous substances not covered by the 1994 Regulations; requirements for HSC approval of certain documents relating to the design, construction, modification, repair, testing, examination, filling and marking of transportable pressure receptacles; further safety requirements for transportable pressure receptacles. The Regulations (exc. as noted below) came into force on 1 Sep. 1996, at which time the 1994 Regulations were repealed. Regulation 21(9) shall come into force on 1 Jan. 1999, at which time the Compressed Acetylene (Importation) Regulations 1978 (CIS 79-1831) are repealed.
Descriptors (primary) packing, filling; dangerous substances; United Kingdom; classification; rail transport; road transport; hazard identification; transport of materials
Descriptors (secondary) law; replaced
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) Transport of materials
Rail transportation
Road transportation