New, changed and deleted Dangerous Goods
Regulations change. By that, the information on dangerous goods changes too. New ones are added, or information on existing ones improve, whereas others become irrelevant.
Keep an overview
To keep track of the differences, we created a list of all updates for all regulations. This overview reflects the items of which information in the DG list from the related regulations have changed. One clear view presents information for each UN number, per regulation.
Updates for 2023
From the 1st of January 2023, DGOffice includes the latest changes. The following are most significant:
- ADN, ADR, ICAO/IATA, IMDG, RID:
- New technical names are added for self-reactive substances (UN3230) and organic peroxides (UN3107,UN3105,UN3117).
- Addition of a new entry, UN3550 (Cobalt dihydroxide powder).
- UN1169 (Extracts, aromatic, liquid) and UN1197 (Extracts, flavouring, liquid) are merged, and become UN1197 (Extracts, Liquid, for flavour or aroma).
- Reclassification of UN1891 from 6.1 to class 3 with a 6.1 subsidiary hazard.
- Notes added to several packing instructions clarifying that non UN packages are not subject to the usual 400kg limit.
- The distinction between strong acids (SGG1a) and weak acids (SGG1) is deleted. All SGG1a entries become SGG1.
- Aerosols IP7, IP7A, IP7B and IP7C are replaced with a standard capacity of 1000ml for metal, and 500ml for plastic receptacles.
UN numbers and DGMIDs
Because of the many UN numbers, we have connected our own defined unique identifiers, named DGMIDs, to each variant. This comes in handy when digitalizing your transports and need a standard for digital data exchange.
Read more about DGMIDs
UN numbers and Lithium Batteries
There are many updates and variations when it comes to Lithium batteries. Even though there are ‘only’ 4 UN numbers related to both lithium-ion batteries and lithium metal batteries, there are much more factors of influence. Therefore, it can be quite complex to find out how to ship them in the right way.
Read more about Lithium Batteries