The IMDG Code 40-20 can be used voluntarily from 1 January 2021 and becomes mandatory on 1 January 2022. It is then in force until 31 December 2023.
The IMDG Code lays down basic principles: detailed recommendations for individual substances, materials and articles, and a number of recommendations for good operational practice, including advice on terminology, packing, labelling, stowage, segregation and handling, and emergency response action.
The two-volume Code is divided into seven parts:
Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) contains sections on:
- general provisions, definitions, training
- packing and tank provisions
- consignment procedures
- construction and testing of packagings, IBCs, large packagings, portable tanks, MEGCs and road tank vehicles
- transport operations
Volume 2 contains part 3 (Dangerous Goods List, special provisions and exceptions), appendix A (generic and NOS Proper Shipping Names), appendix B (Glossary of terms) and an index.
IMDG Code book 2020 Edition (including Amendment 40-20) Volumes 1 and 2
Available in English GBP 160
IMDG Code Supplement 2020 Edition (including Amendment 40-20)
Available in English GBP 75
There is also an additional postage charge.
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