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UN ADR 2009 European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
Two volume Print Edition
UN Sales Number: 08.VIII.1
Binding: 2x Paperbacks
Publisher: United Nations, Economic Commission for Europe
ADR applicable as from 1 January 2009
This authoritative Agreement is intended to increase the safety of international transport of dangerous goods by road. Restructured to make the requirements more accessible and more user-friendly, it contains the conditions under which these goods may be carried internationally.
The Agreement has been regularly amended and updated since its entry into force.
This version has been prepared on the basis of amendments applicable as from 1 January 2009.
Other versions available include:
UN ADR 2009 Book and CD Pack ISBN 9789211391336
UN ADR 2009 CD Edition ISBN 9789210397230
UN ADR 2009 List of changes
This Agreement which aims at increasing the safety of international transport by road, deals with the conditions of transport of dangerous goods (including dangerous wastes) by road.
Transporting dangerous goods by road is a potentially hazardous environmental issue. ADR—European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road clearly presents the very latest legislation applicable from 1st January 2009 for international transport, with a six month transitional period, and on 1 July 2009 for domestic traffic for member States of the European Union.
The list of changes affects nearly all parts of the ADR including:
New provisions concerning procedures and administrative controls for conformity assessment and periodic inspection of pressure receptacles and tanks
New provisions for the classification of environmentally hazardous substances
New UN entries including new entries for fuel cell cartridges
Revised packaging requirements for various substances
Revised marking provisions for environmentally hazardous substances
New requirements as regards the use of standards for non UN pressure receptacles, tanks, MEGCs and battery vehicles
Changes to the general provisions concerning loading, unloading and handling
Revised provisions concerning the restrictions for the passage of vehicles through road tunnels.