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ADR Sender responsibility

It is at all times the sender who has the full responsibility for providing the correct information about, as well as the labeling of the dangerous goods
The consignor of dangerous goods shall only deliver to transport consignments which comply with the requirements of ADR / RID. According to 1.4.1, the sender must in particular:



  • Ensure correct classification according to ADR / RID
  • Give the carrier correct information and data in traceable form, as well as the transport documents required with accompanying documents (permits, approvals, messages, certificates, etc.)
  • Only use packaging and tanks approved and suitable for transport of the substances, and labeled as determined in ADR / RID
  • Fulfill the requirements regarding shipping and transport restrictions
  • Make sure even empty tanks that are not cleaned and gas free, as well as empty etc. is properly labeled and has labels
    As well as that empty, uncleaned tanks are closed and as tight as if they had been full

All transport documents applicable to the dangerous goods shall be kept by both the sender and the carrier for at least 3 months.
Dangerous goods
Dangerous substances, explosives and transport of dangerous goods

The IMDG code that regulates the safety by sea
Here you will find an introduction to the IMDG code, for the transport of dangerous goods by sea

IATA regulates Air Freight of dangerous goods
Here you will find more information about IATA

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