Submission On the 7th Edition Australian Dangerous Goods Code

AEBN’s comments focused on the generic definitions of class 3 flammable liquids, class 8 corrosives and class 9 miscellaneous. AEBN called for simpler means in which to assign a UN NOS number to a waste.

Under current ADG Code requirements any substance must have the tests undertaken before a UN NOS number can be assigned. This is extremely difficult when managing wastes, especially hazardous wastes. A number of minor changes were also recommended largely dealing with hot liquids such as bitumen.

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