Guidelines

 

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road

Guideline for the application of EN 12972 (Tanks for transport of dangerous goods - Testing, inspection and marking of metallic tanks) for compliance with RID/ADR

At its 105th session, held on November 2018, the Working Party adopted the guideline for the application of EN 12972:2007 in order to comply with the requirements of ADR.

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(Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/244, annex II)

Guidelines for the application of EN 13094:2015 for compliance with ADR

The European standard EN 13094 specifies requirements for the design and construction of metallic gravity-discharge tanks intended for the carriage of substances having a vapour pressure not exceeding 110 kPa (absolute pressure) for which a tank code with letter “G” is given in Chapter 3.2 of ADR.

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(Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/242, annex II)

Guidelines for completing the certificate of approval according to 9.1.3 of ADR

At its 97th session (November 2014), the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (WP.15) adopted a general guideline for completing the certificate of approval according to 9.1.3 of ADR (see ECE/TRANS/WP.15/226, annex II, as amended in ECE/TRANS/WP.15/237, annex IV)

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(Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/226, annex II, as amended in ECE/TRANS/WP.15/237, annex IV)

 

General guideline for the calculation of risks in the transport of dangerous goods by road

At its 84th and 85th sessions (May and October 2008), the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (WP.15) adopted a general guideline for the calculation of risks in the transport of dangerous goods by road (see ECE/TRANS/WP.15/197, paragraphs 27 to 30 and ECE/TRANS/WP.15/199, paragraphs 52 and 53).

The general guideline provides a useful tool for the competent authorities to determine and justify the transport restrictions according to Chapter 1.9 of ADR which apply in their territory.

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(Source: ECE/TRANS/WP.15/2008/6)