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ADR 2025: Draft amendments to annexes A and B of ADR for entry into force on 1 January 2025

UNECE, 07.02.2024

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/265 – 7 February 2024

Draft amendments for entry into force on 1 January 2025

This section contains the consolidated lists of draft amendments adopted by the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods. These amendments are expected to take effect on 1 January 2025, subject to adoption by the ADR Contracting Parties.

1. ECE/TRANS/WP.15/265 – 7 February 2024 – Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) – Draft amendments to annexes A and B of ADR

This document contains the requested consolidated list of amendments adopted by the Working Party at its 111th, 112th, 113th and 114th sessions (see ECE/TRANS/WP.15/258, annex II, ECE/TRANS/WP.15/260, annex, ECE/TRANS/WP.15/262, annex and ECE/TRANS/WP.15/264, annex II).

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UN Manual of Tests and Criteria Rev. 8 (2023)

UN Manual of Tests and Criteria Rev.8 (2023)

Published: January 2024 (PDF available 16.01.2024)

At its tenth session (11 December 2020), the Committee adopted a set of amendments to the seventh revised edition of the Manual, which were circulated as document ST/SG/AC.10/48/Add.2 and published as ST/SG/AC.10/11/Rev.7/Amend.1. At its eleventh session (9 December 2022), the Committee adopted a new set of amendments to the seventh revised edition of the Manual, which were circulated as document ST/SG/AC.10/50/Add.2.

This eighth revised edition takes account of these two sets of amendments.

The new amendments adopted in 2022 include:

– The addition of organic peroxides and polymerizing substances to the list of substances which should not be tested in the self-heating test, to avoid false positives;
– A recommendation to use close-cup tests over open-cup tests for determining flash points;
– New provisions for the testing of sodium-ion batteries;
– Amendments to the classification of desensitized explosives according to the Globally Harmonized System;
– Other clarifications and corrections.

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