ADR - Multilateral agreement M318

Thu, 05/09/2019 - 16:17

The Dangerous Goods Division of the Department of Transport for the United Kingdom has circulated Multilateral Agreement M318: Concerning the carriage of gases of Class 2 in refillable pressure receptacles authorized by the United States of America Department of Transportation in relation to 1.1.4.2 amongst ADR Contracting Parties on April 23, 2019.M318 is a multilateral agreement (MLA) seeking a derogation from the provisions of the ADR relating to the transport of gases of class 2 in refillable pressure receptacles authorised by the United States of America Department of Transportation in relation to 1.1.4.2. M318 is meant to “replace” M299 which expires on June 1st, 2019.M318 will be valid until June 1, 2023 only for transportation on the territories of ADR Contracting Parties signatory to the agreement. France has already signed the new MLA.SEE: http://www.unece.org/fileadmin/DAM/trans/danger/multi/agree.wpf/M318e.pdf