18/06/2019

1. International Transportation Directives

1.1 UN-Model Regulations

UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods
20 th Revised Edition (2017, UNECE)

19 th Revised Edition (2015, UNECE)
Manual of Tests and Criteria
Manual of Tests and Criteria 6 th Edition (UNECE)
Amendments to the sixth revised edition (UNECE)
Handbuch über Prüfungen und Kriterien, 2019 (german translation)
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
7th revised edition (2017, UNECE)

Road Traffic
1.2 ADR

ADR 2019

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
ADR 2019 (source: UNECE)

Multilateral Agreements and Memorandums

Look under "Special Regulations"

Rail Traffic
1.3 RID

RID 2019

International Rule for Transport of Dangerous Substances by Railway
(Règlement concernant le transport international ferroviaire des marchandises dangereuses)

2019 edition of RID
2017 edition of RID

Inland Waterways
1.4 ADN

ADN

European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland

ADN 2019 in Englisch, French, Russian; source: UNECE
ADN 2017 in Englisch, French, Russian; source: UNECE

Maritime Traffic
1.5 SOLAS / IMDG-Code

SOLAS

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea
SOLAS (Source: IMO)
Cargo Transport Unit - Cargo securing in containers (Source: TIS)

IMDG-Code

International Martime Dangerous Goods Code

IMDG-Code 2018
Source: International Maritime Organization

See also: MoU - Memorandum of Understanding for the Transport of Packaged Dangerous Goods on Ro-Ro Ships in the Baltic Sea

Air Traffic
1.6 ICAO/ IATA

ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization
Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air
Dokumente bei ICAO
Corrigendum No. 1 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2015/2016 Edition)
Corrigendum No. 3 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2013/2014 Edition)
Addendum No. 3 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2013/2014 Edition)
Corrigendum No. 2 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2013/2014 Edition)
Addendum No. 2/Corrigendum No. 1 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2013/2014 Edition)
Addendum No. 1 to the Technical Instructions (PDF, 2013/2014 Edition)


ICAO Guidance Material
Guidance Material for Transporting Persons Subjected to Radioactive Material Intake (PDF, 2011-04-13)
New Battery Packing Instructions and Recommended Transitional Period (PDF, 2012-12-01)
Emergency Response Guidance For Aircraft Incidents Involving Dangerous Goods - Corrigendum No. 1 (PDF, 2014-05-30)

IATA International Air Transport Association
Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR)
Source: IATA (with costs)
See also 3.8 Lithium-ion batteries

2. National Transportation Directives (in Germany)

2.1 Inland Transport of Dangerous Goods

The german laws for the Transport of dangerous goods are only available in german, except of:

Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea (GGVSee)

GGVsee, Transport of Dangerous Goods by Sea Ordinance

2.2 Special Regulations

Special Regulations

2.3 Official Publications

Official Publications of the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing BAM

3. Other Regulations

3.1 Transport of Radioactive Material

IAEA

Published Safety Standards (source: IAEA)
Long Term Structure Of The IAEA Safety Standards And Current Status, March 2018 (source: IAEA)
IAEA Safety Guide No. SSG-26 (June 2014, source: IAEA)
Advisory Material for the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition)
IAEA Safety Guide No. TS-G-1.2 (ST-3 Vienna, 2002)
Planning and Preparing for Emergency Response to Transport Accidents Involving Radioactive Material
IAEA Safety Guide No. TS-G-1.3 (Vienna, 2007)
Radiation Protection Programmes for the Transport of Radioactive Material
IAEA Safety Guide No. TS-G-1.4 (Vienna, 2008)
The Management System for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
IAEA Safety Guide No. TS-G-1.5 (Vienna, 2009)
Compliance Assurance for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material

INF-Code

International Code for the Safe Carriage of Packaged Irradiated Nuclear Fuel, Plutonium and High-Level Radioactive Wastes on board Ships
INF-Code (source: IMO)
Richtlinie für das Verfahren der Bauart–Zulassung von Versandstücken zur Beförderung radioaktiver Stoffe, von radioaktiven Stoffen in besonderer Form und gering dispergierbaren radioaktiven Stoffen (Directive on the type-approval of packages for the transport of radioactive material, in german only)
Richtlinie R 003 (source: BMVI)

3.2 Pressure Equipment

TPED
Directive 2010/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 June 2010 on transportable pressure equipment and repealing Council Directives 76/767/EEC, 84/525/EEC, 84/526/EEC, 84/527/EEC and 1999/36/EC (Source: EUR-Lex)


Simple Pressure Vessels
Richtlinie 2009/105/EG des europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 16. September 2009 über einfache Druckbehälter (kodifizierte Fassung) (source: EUR-Lex)

3.3 CNG and Hydrogen Vehicle

UNECE-Regulations
Vehicle Regulations (source: UNECE)
Regelung Nr. 49 (UNECE)
Genehmigung der Motoren mit Selbstzündung, der mit Erdgas betriebenen und der mit Flüssiggas betriebenen Motoren mit Fremdzündung sowie der mit einem Motor mit Selbstzündung, einem mit Erdgas betriebenen oder einem mit Flüssiggas betriebenen Motor mit Fremdzündung ausgestatteten Fahrzeuge hinsichtlich der Emissionen von Schadstoffen aus dem Motor
ABl. EU L 180 vom 08.07.2011, S. 53
Regelung Nr. 67 (UNECE)
I. Genehmigung zur speziellen Ausrüstung von Kraftfahrzeugen, in deren Antriebssystem verflüssigte Gase verwendet werden,
II. Genehmigung eines Fahrzeugs, das mit der speziellen Ausrüstung für die Verwendung von verflüssigten Gasen in einem Antriebssystem ausgestattet ist, hinsichtlich des Einbaus dieser Ausrüstung
ABl. EU L 72 vom 14.3.2008, S. 1–112
Regelung Nr. 110 (UNECE)
I. Genehmigung von speziellen Bauteilen von Kraftfahrzeugen, in deren Antriebssystem komprimiertes Erdgas (CNG) verwendet wird
II. Genehmigung von Fahrzeugen hinsichtlich des Einbaus spezieller Bauteile eines genehmigten Typs für die Verwendung von komprimiertem Erdgas (CNG) in ihrem Antriebssystem
ABl. EU L 120 vom 07.05.2011, S. 1
Regelung Nr. 115 (UNECE)
I. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of specific LPG (liquefied petroleum gases) retrofit systems to be installed in motor vehicles for the use of LPG in their propulsion system
II. Uniform provisions concerning the approval of specific CNG (compressed natural gas) retrofit systems to be installed in motor vehicles for the use of CNG in their propulsion system
E/ECE/TRANS/505 Rev.2/Add.114 (engl.)

National regulations (German only)
42. Verordnung zur Änderung straßenverkehrsrechtlicher Vorschriften
zahlreiche Erweiterungen der STVZO zum Thema "Druckgasanlagen und Druckbehälter" sowie "Gassystemeinbauprüfungen und sonstige Gasanlagenprüfungen"
veröffentlicht im Bundesgesetzblatt I, Nr. 13 vom 22.03.2006, S. 543

3.4 Chemicals

Agreement concerning the export and import

2011/162/EU: Council Decision of 14 March 2011 establishing the position to be taken by the European Union within the fifth meeting of the Conference of the Parties of the Rotterdam Convention as regards the amendments to Annex III to the Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for certain hazardous chemicals and pesticides in international trade

Homepage of the Rotterdam Convention

3.5 Environment

Umweltschadensgesetz (USchadG, german only)

Haftung des Transporteurs für unmittelbar entstehende Umweltschäden infolge Gefahrgutunfall allein nach dem Verursacherprinzip; Ausnahmen für höhere Gewalt sind nicht mehr vorgesehen.
Umweltschadensgesetz (USchadG) (Bezugsquelle: Juris)
Environmental Damage Prevention and Remediation Act, englische Übersetzung des USchadG (2007)
Pressemitteilung des Umweltbundesamtes (UBA) zum USchadG
Richtlinie 2004/35/EG des europäischen Parlaments und des Rates über Umwelthaftung zur Vermeidung und Sanierung von Umweltschäden vom 21. April 2004

3.6 Waste

Waste shipment in Germany and in Europe (Source: BMU)
The BMU provides background information and links to the Basel Convention on the control of transboundary movements of hazardous wastes and their disposal.

3.7 Storage of hazardous substances

Technische Regel für Gefahrstoffe (TRGS) 510: The Technical Rule for Hazardous Substances (TRGS) 510 applies to the storage of hazardous substances in packaging, IBCs, bulk packaging, tank containers, portable tanks and pressurized gas containers.
Infos bei der Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA, german only)

3.8 Lithium-ion batteries

Multilateral agreement M306 Carriage of lithium cells and batteries of production runs, consisting of not more than 100 cells and batteries, or pre-production prototypes of cells and batteries carried for testing (UN 3090, 3091, 3480, 3481) - Expired on 1 January 2019
Multilateral agreement M307 Carriage of damaged or defective lithium batteries liable to rapidly disassemble, dangerously react, produce a flame ora dangerous evolution of heat or a dangerous emission of toxic, corrosive or flammable gases or vapours under normal conditions of carriage(UN 3090, 3091, 3480, 3481) - Expired on 1 January 2019

The "International Air Transport Association" (IATA) about batteries:
Lithium Batteries as Cargo in 2016 Update III (2016-02-23)
2018 Lithium Battery Guidance Document
Further IATA information on the transport of lithium batteries

ICAO: New Battery Packing Instructions and Recommended Transitional Period (2012-12-01)