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A - C
A
ACL The Approved Carriage List
ACLG Approved Classification and Labelling Guide (under CHIP)
ACOP Approved Code of Practice
ADN Draft European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways
ADN Framework Directive Proposal for a Council Directive on the approximation of laws of Member States with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by inland waterway
ADNR Regulations for the Carriage of Dangerous Substances on the Rhine
ADR The European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road
ADR Framework Directive Council Directive 94/55/EC on the approximation of laws of Member States with regard to the transport of dangerous goods by road
AIT Auto-Ignition Temperature - temperature at which the vapours will ignite in air without an ignition source.
ASL Approved Supply List
ATR Approved Tank Requirements
AVR Approved Vehicle Requirements
B
BCF Bioconcentration factor
BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BP Boiling Point
Bq Becquerel (unit of radioactivity)
BS British Standard
BSI British Standards Institution
C
CAA Civil Aviation Authority
Carc Carcinogen
CAS Chemical Abstracts Series number
Cat Category (used in relation to carcinogens, mutagens and repro-toxics)
CD Consultative Document
CDGCPL2 The Carriage of Dangerous Goods (Classification, Packaging and Labelling) and Use of Transportable Pressure Receptacles Regulations 1996
CDGRail2 The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail Regulations 1996
CDGRoad The Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Regulations 1996
CEFIC European Council of Chemical Manufacturers' Federation
CEN ComitÚ EuropeÚn de Normalisation (European Committee for Standardisation)
CER2 The Carriage of Explosives by Road Regulations 1996
CHIP3 Chemicals (Hazard Information and Packaging for Supply) Regulations 2002
CIA Chemical Industries Association
CIM Uniform Rules concerning the Contract for International Carriage of Goods by Rail (Appendix B to COTIF)
CLER The Classification and Labelling of Explosives Regulations 1983
CMR Convention Marchandise Routier (legally recognised convention regulating conditions of international carriage by road)
CMRs Carcinogenic, Mutagenic and Repro-toxic substances
COD Chemical Oxygen Demand
Contact Sensitizer substance that will induce an allergic response following skin contact.
COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations
COTIF Convention concerning the International Carriage of Goods by Rail
CRC Child Resistant Closure
Critical Temperature the temperature above which a pure gas cannot be liquefied, regardless of the degree of compression.

 


 

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