Multilateral Agreement M260 After Section 1.5.1 Adr Concerning Packages And Containers With Substances Which Pose A Choking Hazard For The Transport

Original Language Title: Multilaterale Vereinbarung M260 nach Abschnitt 1.5.1 ADR betreffend Versandstücke und Container mit Stoffen, die bei der Beförderung eine Erstickungsgefahr darstellen

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176. multilateral agreement M260 after section 1.5.1 ADR concerning packages and containers with substances which pose a choking hazard for the transport

Multilateral agreement M260 under section 1.5.1 of Annex A of ADR concerning packages and containers that include substances which when in carriage present a risk of erotic asphyxiation (1) by derogation from the provisions of sub-sections 5.5.3.6 and 5.5.3.7 packages and containers that include substances which when in carriage present a risk of erotic asphyxiation shall comply with the provisions detailed below: (2) sub-sections 5.5.3.6 and 5.5.3.7 only apply when there is actual risk of erotic asphyxiation in the wagon/vehicle or large container. It is for the participants concerned to assess this risk, taking into consideration the hazards presented by the substances being used for cooling or conditioning, the amount of substance to be carried, the duration of the journey and the types of containment to be used. As a rule, it is assumed that packages containing dry ice (UN 1845) as a coolant do not present such a risk.

(3) this agreement shall be valid until 31 December 2014 for carriage on the territories of the ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement. If it is revoked before that date by one of the signatories. It shall remain valid until the above mentioned date only for carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement which have not revoked it.



(Translation)

Multilateral agreement M260 after section 1.5.1 ADR concerning items and containers with substances which represent a choking hazard with the carriage 1 by way of derogation from the provisions of subsections must be 5.5.3.6 5.5.3.7 packages and containers with substances which pose a choking hazard for the transport, complying with the following: 2. subsections 5.5.3.6 and 5.5.3.7 only find application, if there is a real risk of suffocation in the wagon/vehicle or large container. It is whether the affected parties this risk, taking into account the risks posed by the substances used for the cooling or conditioning, the quantity of the substances transported, to assess the duration of transportation and of the enclosure types to be used. Generally, it is assumed that of packages containing dry ice (UN 1845) as a coolant, no relevant risk.

3. this agreement is valid until December 31, 2014 for transport operations in the territory of the ADR Contracting Parties have signed this agreement. It is revoked before that date by one of the signatories, so applies to the aforementioned time only promotions in the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties have signed this agreement and has not revoked.

 

The agreement was signed by Austria on June 20, 2013.

Below ADR Contracting Parties have signed this agreement Furthermore:

 



ADR Contracting Parties:



Date of signature:



United Kingdom



12 April 2013



Sweden



24 may 2013



France



May 29, 2013



Belgium



31 May 2013



Germany



3. June 2013



Switzerland



14 June 2013 Faymann