China | Regulations concerning road transportation of dangerous goods



On Nov 21st, China MOT releases JT/T 617 series on official website. JT/T 617, Regulations concerning road transportation of dangerous goods (危险货物道路运输规则), is the first integrated regulations for Road TDG in China. It will soon come into effect from Dec 1st, 2018.

As can be referred to ChemLinked previous news, JT/T 617 has 7 parts and uses ADR (the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road) as a reference to understand the international management on Road TDG. Framework comparison for JT/T 617 and ADR are detailed below:

Part 1 General Provisions
Part 2 Classification
Part 3 Index of Dangerous goods name and transportation requirement
Part 4 Provisions for the use of transport packagings
Part 5 Consignment
Part 6 Provisions concerning the conditions of carriage, loading, unloading and handling
Part 7 Transport conditions and operational requirements

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