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This standard contains design, manufacturing and use requirements for non-bulk UN specification packagings of no more than 400 kg or 450 L for the transportation of dangerous goods (other than those classed as gases, infectious or radioactive).

Part I of this standard applies to classes 1 to 9 excluding classes 2, 6.2 and 7. It specifies design and manufacturing requirements for non-bulk UN specification packagings that are based on the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods.

Part II of this standard applies to classes 3 to 9 excluding 6.2 and 7. It sets out requirements for the selection and use of non-bulk UN specification packagings for shipment by road, rail and by ship on a domestic voyage. The provisions of Part II apply to both new and reconditioned or remanufactured packagings. For selection and use of packaging for explosives refer to CAN/CGSB-43.151 -- Packing of Explosives, Class 1, for Transportation.

The testing and evaluation of a product against this standard may require the use of materials and/or equipment that could be hazardous. This document does not purport to address all the safety aspects associated with its use. Anyone using this standard has the responsibility to consult the appropriate authorities and to establish appropriate health and safety practices in conjunction with any existing applicable regulatory requirements prior to its use.

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