July 23, 2014: UN TDG and GHS Reports for June/July 2014

The official reports of the UNSCOE – Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG 45th session) and the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS 27th session) meeting that was held in Geneva in June and July 2014 have been released.

The following are some important points to take note of:

1. Leakproofness Testing – paragraph 111, page 22
2. Packagings for Water-Reactive Materials – paragraph 41-42, page 12
3. Assignment of Flammable Liquids of PG II According to their Viscosity – paragraph 40, page 12
4. Use of the Terms “Mark” and “Marking” – paragraph 102, page 21
5. Corrosivity Criteria – paragraph 126-130, page 24-25
6. Joint TDG/GHS Working Group on Corrosivity Criteria – paragraph 31-35, page 8

ECOSOC Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (TDG) AC.10/C.3 Reports

ECOSOC Sub-Committee of Experts on the GHS AC.10/C.4 Reports