Amendment 40-20 includes revisions to various sections of the Code and to transport requirements for specific substances. It is mandatory as from 1 June 2022 but may be applied by Administrations in whole or in part on a voluntary basis from 1 January 2021.
Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7) contains: - 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) - Appendix A (list of generic and N.O.S. proper shipping names) and Appendix B (glossary of terms)