Transport Division
Dangerous Goods
Restructured ADR applicable as from 1 January 2005

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Corrigendum 1 (153KB)

Table of contents (369KB)
Foreword, Table of contents, Agreement and Protocol of signature (442KB)
Annex A: General provisions and provisions concerning dangerous substances and articles
Part 1 General provisions (590Kb)
Part 2 Classification (2271Kb)
  Chapters 2.1 and 2.2 (from 2.1.1 to 2.2.43) (485Kb)
  Chapter 2.2 (from 2.2.51 to 2.2.62) (1156Kb)
  Chapters 2.2 (from 2.2.7 to 2.2.9) and 2.3 (734Kb)
Part 3 Dangerous goods list, special provisions and exemptions related to dangerous goods packed in limited quantities (1811Kb)
  Chapters 3.1 and 3.2 (143Kb)
  Table A: Dangerous goods list (986Kb)
  Table B: Alphabetic index of substances and articles of ADR (353Kb)
  Chapters 3.3 and 3.4 (207Kb)
Part 4 Packing and tank provisions (2027Kb)
  Chapter 4.1 (989Kb)
  Chapter 4.2 (247Kb)
  Chapter 4.3, 4.4 and 4.5 (660Kb)
Part 5 Consignment procedures (774Kb)
Part 6 Requirements for the construction and testing of packagings, intermediate bulk container (IBCs), large packagings, tanks and bulk containers (1686Kb)
  Chapters 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 and 6.4 (560Kb)
  Chapter 6.5 (264Kb)
  Chapters 6.6 and 6.7 (367Kb)
  Chapters 6.8, 6.9, 6.10 and 6.11 (335Kb)
Part 7 Provisions concerning the conditions of carriage, loading, unloading and handling (404Kb)
Annex B Provisions concerning transport equipment and transport operations (532Kb)
Part 8 Requirements for vehicle crews, equipment, operation and documentation
Part 9 Requirements concerning the construction and approval of vehicles