WASHINGTON, D.C.. Document Name: CFR Section(s). Standards Body: e. IMO IMDG International Maritime Dangerous. Goods Code (Volume 2). 49 CFR. IMDG code vol2 - Download as PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or read online. Imdg Code Volume 2 - [Free] Imdg Code Volume 2 [PDF] [EPUB] Many maritime countries have taken steps to regulate the carriage of.
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The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code contains provisions for . At the end of Volume 2 of the IMDG Code, there is an alphabetical index of . 2. IMDG Code Edition (Amendment ) – Corrigenda – December .. Volume 2. PART 3 – DANGEROUS GOODS LIST, SPECIAL PROVISIONS. Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) contains sections on: • general provisions, definitions and training. • classification. • packing and tank provisions.
Amendment which comes into force on 1 January for two years and may be applied voluntarily as from 1 January There is a new paragraph 2. A new entry for was added to the table in paragraph 2.
New entries for , , were added to the table in paragraph 2. Chapter 2. There is clarification in paragraph 3.
The stowage categories for several class 1 entries have been amended. There have been several updates in chapter 4. There is a new IMO type 9 tank added for road gas elements vehicles for the transport of compressed gases of class 2. In chapter 5. In broad terms, the code breaks down dangerous goods into many different classes.
The classes are grouped by the similarity of the items in the class.
Each class has its own rules for how items are to be labeled, packaged, and transported. Often, when the code has been amended, the whole code does not change; rather, specific sections of the code are addressed to update shipping practices of various classes of dangerous goods.
By the end of , the IMO will publish the next revision of the IMDG regulations, and organizations should start getting familiar with them as soon as they can.
The new IMDG Code amendments will be optional starting on the first day of January , but they will become mandatory on January first of IMO regulations such as the IMDG Code can be complicated and difficult to skim through in a short amount of time, but affected companies can get their hands on them as soon as the changes are made in whatever format they choose, as the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code paperback and hardcover books will be available once the new regulations are finalized, and they can also be purchased and downloaded as a pdf file.
The sooner the new changes are understood, the easier it will be to comply with them. However, many of the issues that are addressed are expected to be of significant importance.
There will be clarifications on several issues such as whether lamps and light bulbs are to be considered dangerous cargo or not, the classification of viscous liquids that are flammable, and new input on size and appearance of various markings, labels, and notices including markings that reference limited quantities of items or whether an item is a marine pollutant.
There are also expected to be major changes made to the requirements for radioactive substances and extra shipping information about how to package adsorbed gases.
Stowage and Segregation will now be featured as columns 16a and 16b, respectively. New codes will be assigned for various types of cargo depending on how they fit in these columns. In the same vein, many new revisions are expected on the topic of shipping descriptions, particularly for items pertaining to the automotive industry many of the formerly separate categories will be combined into a new category known as Safety Devices.