IMDG Support for the purchase and support of digital versions of the IMDG Code

IMDG Code support for the digital versions of the IMDG Code

IMDG 2014 Amendment 37-14 Errata December 2015

A small IMDG Errata has been published. The changes are mostly minor printing corrections or updates to the new versions of other publications referred to.

Amongst the substantive changes which will affect those shipping or carrying particular items:
  • UN 0219 and 1439 change their segregation codes to SG31 (lead and its compounds) and SG75 (strong acids) respectively, reverting to their Amendment 36 requirements.
  • UN 2008 packing group I is given codes H1 and SG26 in columns 16a and 16b, which matches the entries for the other packing groups.
  • UN 2653 is given code SW1 'protected from sources of heat'.
  • UN 2845 no longer has provision PP31.
  • UN 3082 changes tank provision TP2 to TP1.
  • UN 3089 packing group III changes stowage category from B to A, so is now permitted under deck on passenger sailings.
  • The spillage emergency schedules for UN 0285 and 1826 have changed, and 3508 is given one.
  • In packing instruction P200, UN 1058 has different requirements.
  • Packing instruction P802 is corrected.
  • In IBC instructions IBC07 and IBC08 which are for solids, types 31* designed for liquids may also be used.
  • Belgium, France and Republic of Korea have updated their contact details in 7.9.3.

The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code was first published by International Maritime Organization (IMO) in 1965 and is now updated every two years. Since January 2004 the Code has been mandatory for SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea convention) signatory states, effectively making it a global rulebook for the sea transport of dangerous goods. Although it is directed primarily at sea transport, the provisions of the Code may affect a whole range of industries and services. Manufacturers, packers, shippers, feeder services such as road and rail and port authorities will find authoritative advice on classification, stowage, segregation, packing, labelling, terminology and emergency response action.

In addition to publishing the printed version of the Code, IMO has produced the digital versions to meet the need for fast, accurate information retrieval and to cater for the differing needs of users:

IMDG Code for Windows (Amendment 37-14)
Contains the full text of the Code and Supplement. Originally launched as a CD product, this version is now also available as a download from this site.

IMDG Code on the Web (Amendment 37-14)
This economical subscription service provides online access to the IMDG Code. It is ideal for use from any location.

IMDG Code for Intranet (Amendment 37-14)
Organisations requiring the IMDG Code to be available throughout their global operations can implement the IMDG Code for Intranet.

IMDG Code e-reader and Supplement (Amendment 37-14)
Fully bookmarked and indexed with linking throughout. An exact copy of the hard copy titles available in English, French and Spanish.

Hazcheck DGL Data (Amendment 37-14)
Hazcheck DGL data for fast, easy integration into computerised systems. Exis Technologies supplies dangerous goods data from the following dangerous goods regulations:

  • IMDG Code dangerous goods list DGL (chapter 3.2). In addition we can supply the text of special provisions, packing instructions, emergency schedules and so on.
  • 49 CFR data from the hazmat 172.101 table including text of special provisions, reportable quantity values and so on.
  • ADR DGL, chapter 3.2, including the text of the special provisions for carriage and the Emergency Action Codes as used in the UK, Australia and New Zealand.
  • RID DGL, chapter 3.2, including the text of the special provisions for carriage.
  • TDG schedule 1, including the text of the special provisions.
This data can be supplied in any combination or separately in Excel, CSV or Microsoft Access database format.

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