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IMDG Code 38-16 (2016 Edition) 2 Volume Set

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IMDG Code 38-16 (2016 Edition) 2 Volume Set

Amendment 38-16 includes revisions to various sections of the Code and to transport requirements for specific substances. It was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) at its ninety-sixth session in May 2016.

Amendment 38-16 of the Code is mandatory as from 1 January 2018 but may be applied by Administrations in whole or in part on a voluntary basis from 1 January 2017.

The two-volume Code is divided into seven parts:
Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7of the Code) contains sections on:

  •  general provisions, definitions and training
  • classification
  •  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), appendices A and B (generic and N.O.S. Proper Shipping Names, and glossary of terms) and an index.