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UN-ECE and ADN2019- Multilateral Agreement ADN / M 024

May. 1 2019

UN-ECE and ADN2019- Multilateral Agreement ADN / M 024

This Multilateral Agreement concerns the carriage of UN 1179, UN 1216 and UN 3256 (Low QI Pitch) in tank vessels.

 The Contracting Parties signatory to this Agreement (i.e., Germany, France and The Netherlands) shall allow on their territories the carriage of:

  •  UN 1179 ETHYL BUTYL ETHER (ETHYL-tert-BUTHYLETHER)

 in tank vessels of at least type N whose electrical and non-electrical installations and equipment are designed for explosion group II A.

  •  UN 1216 ISOOCTENES; in tank vessels of at least type N whose self-contained protection systems are designed for explosion group/subgroup II B1.
  • UN 3256 ELEVATED TEMPERATURE LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S. with flash-point above 60 °C, at or above its flash-point (Low QI Pitch) in tank vessels of at least type N whose self-contained protection systems are designed for explosion group/subgroup II B2.

As from 1 January 2019, for entries of the above-mentioned UN numbers in vessel substance lists in accordance with 1.16.1.2.5 of ADN, reference must be made to the application of this Multilateral Agreement. This Agreement will be valid until 31 December 2020.

 Go to: https://www.unece.org/trans/danger/publi/adn/multilateral-agreements.html

 for the official text of the Agreement (in English or German).