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Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road.

Author(s) : UNECE

Type of article: Files on regulations

Summary

The Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) was done at Geneva on 30 September 1957 under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, and it entered into force on 29 January 1968. The Agreement itself was amended by the Protocol amending article 14 (3) done at New York on 21 August 1975, which entered into force on 19 April 1985.
The Agreement itself is short and simple. The key article is the second, which say that apart from some excessively dangerous goods, other dangerous goods may be carried internationally in road vehicles subject to compliance with:
- the conditions laid down in Annex A for the goods in question, in particular as regards their packaging and labelling; and
- the conditions laid down in Annex B, in particular as regards the construction, equipment and operation of the vehicle carrying the goods in question.

Available documents

ADR Agreement - Full text, volume 1 (English version)

Pages: 666

Available

ADR Agreement - Full text, volume 2 (English version)

Pages: 638

Available

Accord ADR - Texte intégral, volume 1 (French version)

Pages: 690

Available

Accord ADR - Texte intégral, volume 2 (French version)

Pages: 670

Available

Details

  • Original title: Agreement concerning the international carriage of dangerous goods by road.
  • Record ID : 30028310
  • Languages: French, English
  • Publication date: 2019

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