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 Versandst├╝cke und Container mit Stoffen, die bei der Bef├Ârderung eine Erstickungsgefahr darstellen

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176. Multilateral agreement M260 pursuant to section 1.5.1 ADR relating to consignment pieces and containers with substances which present a risk of suffocation in the transport sector

Multilateral Agreement M260

under paragraph 1.5.1 of Annex A of ADR, concerning packages and containers that include substances which when in carriage present a risk of 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 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 an actual risk of 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 out, the duration of the journey and the types of substances that have been used for cooling or conditioning. 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

referred to in section 1.5.1 ADR relating to consignment pieces and containers of substances which constitute a risk of suffocation during transport

1.

By way of derogation from the provisions of subsections 5.5.3.6 and 5.5.3.7, consignment pieces and containers containing substances which present a suffocation hazard during transport shall comply with the following requirements:

2.

Subsections 5.5.3.6 and 5.5.3.7 shall apply only if there is a real risk of suffocation in the wagon/vehicle or large container. It is the responsibility of the parties concerned to take this risk into account, taking into account the risks posed by the substances used for cooling or conditioning, the quantity of substances to be transported, the duration of transport and the quantity of substances to be transported. , to assess the types of wrapping to be used. As a rule, it is to be assumed that there is no risk in this regard from items of mail that contain dry ice (UN 1845) as a cooling agent.

3.

This Agreement shall apply until 31 December 2014 in respect of transport operations in the territories of the ADR Parties which have signed this Agreement. If, before that date, it is revoked by one of the Signatories, it shall be valid until that date only for promotions in the territories of those ADR Parties which have signed this Agreement and have not withdrawn it.

This agreement was signed by Austria on 20 June 2013.

In addition, the following ADR Parties have signed this Agreement:

ADR Parties:

Date of signature:

United Kingdom

12 April 2013

Sweden

24 May 2013

France

29 May 2013

Belgium

31 May 2013

Germany

3 June 2013

Switzerland

14. June 2013

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