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A list of helpful links and resources concerning packaging and the transport of dangerous goods

Below is a list of useful resources and links to information such as a FEFCO box style guide, and  various important legislation regarding shipping and handling via different methods.

These links are updated regulalry and should take you to the most current versions of legislation and laws. These include shipping via land, sea, air and rail and also information on the shipping of dangerous goods. 

Fefco Guide

This Code has been developed by FEFCO and ESBO as an official system to substitute long and complicated verbal descriptions of fibreboard case and packaging constructions with simple symbols internationally understood by all, regardless of language and other differences.

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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions

Dangerous goods are carried regularly and routinely by air all over the world. To ensure they do not put an aircraft and its occupants at risk there are international Standards which each State, under the provisions of the Chicago Convention, are required to introduce into national legislation. This system ensures governmental control over the carriage of dangerous goods by air and gives world-wide harmonization of safety standards.

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IATA Dangerous Goods Addendums

Keeping your IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual up to date is essential to ensure that you are up to date with the latest regulation changes. The link below will take you to IATA’s list of addendums to the latest DGR.

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Dangerous good by road (ADR)

The UNECE publish the ADR which is the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road. The link below will provide you with a copy of the latest edition along with the latest corrigendum’s.

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The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 have fully updated the legislation which effectively implements the requirements of the European agreement concerning the carriage of dangerous goods (ADR).

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Dangerous goods by Sea (IMDG)

The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea covering such matters as packing, container traffic and stowage, with particular reference to the segregation of incompatible substances.

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International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID)

The Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) was set up on 1 May 1985. The Organisation’s basis under international law is the Convention of 9 May 1980 (COTIF). The predecessor of OTIF was the Central Office for International Carriage by Rail, which was set up in 1893.

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GOV.UK Shipping Dangerous Goods

Guidance and advice from the UK government concerning the shipping of dangerous goods

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The Office for Nuclear Regulation

The Office for Nuclear Regulation's mission is to provide efficient and effective regulation of the nuclear industry, holding it to account on behalf of the public.

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FEFCO Guide

fefco guideThis Code has been developed by FEFCO and ESBO as an official system to substitute long and complicated verbal descriptions of fibreboard case and packaging constructions with simple symbols internationally understood by all, regardless of language and other differences.

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International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions

Dangerous goods are carried regularly and routinely by air all over the world. To ensure they do not put an aircraft and its occupants at risk there are international Standards which each State, under the provisions of the Chicago Convention, are required to introduce into national legislation. This system ensures governmental control over the carriage of dangerous goods by air and gives world-wide harmonization of safety standards.

Click Here To View

IATA Dangerous Goods Addendums

Keeping your IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations manual up to date is essential to ensure that you are up to date with the latest regulation changes. The link below will take you to IATA’s list of addendums to the latest DGR.

Click Here To View

Dangerous good by road (ADR)

The UNECE publish the ADR which is the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road. The link below will provide you with a copy of the latest edition along with the latest corrigendum’s.

Click Here To View

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009

The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 have fully updated the legislation which effectively implements the requirements of the European agreement concerning the carriage of dangerous goods (ADR).

Click Here To View

Dangerous goods by Sea (IMDG)

The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea covering such matters as packing, container traffic and stowage, with particular reference to the segregation of incompatible substances.

Click Here To View

International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (RID)

The Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail (OTIF) was set up on 1 May 1985. The Organisation’s basis under international law is the Convention of 9 May 1980 (COTIF). The predecessor of OTIF was the Central Office for International Carriage by Rail, which was set up in 1893.

Click Here To View

The office for Nuclear Regulation

The Office for Nuclear Regulation's mission is to provide efficient and effective regulation of the nuclear industry, holding it to account on behalf of the public.

Click Here To View

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