The European Agreement on the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road (« ADR ») applies to EU member states and includes a significant number of other signatory countries around the world. The 2019 ADR applies from January 1, 2019, although a six-month transition period is until full implementation. View and download the full text of the ADR in its published form from 1 January 2019 (these pdf files contain bookmarks for the search of the different parts and chapters): in particular, the rules on the classification of dangerous goods were specified in the two agreements for samples of energy materials for testing (section 2.1.4.3), classification of items as items containing dangerous goods, a.o.s. (point 2.1.5), classification of corrosive substances (point 2.2.8). Several new entries have been added to the list of hazardous products, starting with A 3535 TOXIC SOLID, FLAMMABLE, INORGANIC, N.O.S. up to 3548 ARTICLES CONTAINING MISCELLAN DANGEROUS DANGEROUS GOODS N.O.S. New packaging instructions have been created, for example. B a P911 packaging manual for defective cells and batteries (lithium-methal batteries, lithium-ion batteries, whether contained individually or in devices). In addition, existing packaging provisions have been amended in Chapter 3.3. (z.B. ) amended Special Provision 392 for the transport of gas-retaining devices to be mounted on gas-containing and certified motor vehicles to reflect the evolution of specific standards and rules, including Regulation (EC) No. 79/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council of 14 January 2009 relating to the type reception of hydrogen vehicles.

and amending the European Parliament`s 2007/46/EC 1 Directive (EU) No. 406/2010 of the Commission of 26 April 2010 Implementation Regulation (EC) No. 79/2009 of the European Parliament and the Council on the Reception of Hydrogen Vehicles 2 . With regard to mode-specific changes, new rules for bindings have been introduced in the ADR. For DNA, the classification of tanker areas requiring explosion protection and the encircling of the equipment category are introduced in order to adapt the requirements applicable to these vessels to the current requirements of directive 2014/34/EU 3. The ADR 2019 2 Volume Set – Valid from January 1, 2019. The development of the transport of dangerous goods on inland waterways, both within the Union and between the Union and neighbouring countries, is a key element of the common European transport policy and ensures that all industries that produce or use ADR and DNA-classified goods function properly. Adapting to the technical and scientific progress of these agreements is therefore essential to enable the development of transport and related industries within the economic chain. The amendments are intended to adapt ADR and DNA to un standard rules, including new definitions, classification criteria and UN numbers, packaging and labelling requirements, updating applicable standards and technical provisions, and editorial corrections. This publication is also in French – UNADR 2019 French This logo means that we are an approved distributor for the publications of the United Nations European Convention on the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road: ADR 2019 Unless there are sufficient objections from the parties, the relevant amendments should come into force and become binding in accordance with this proposal.

The European Agreement on the International Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) applies to EU Member States and a considerable number of other signatory countries around the world. ADR2019 will apply from 1 January 2019, although there is a transitional period of six months before its full implementation.