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(WP.15/AC.1) Joint Meeting of the RID Committee of Experts and the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

10 - 18 September 2020

The spring session of the Joint Meeting initially scheduled to be held in Bern from 16 to 20 March 2020 has been postponed due to the risks related to the spread of the Covid-19 virus.
The session of the Joint Meeting is now scheduled to be held in Bern from 10 to 11 September (Part A) and resumes in Geneva from 14 to 18 September 2020 (Part B).

Participants are requested to register in accordance with the instructions in:

Deadline for the submission of official documents: 17 June 2020

Agenda

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/157/Add.1/Rev.1 Provisional agenda for the autumn 2020 session
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/157/Rev.1 Provisional agenda for the autumn 2020 session
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Report

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/158/Add.1 - (Secretariat) Report of the Joint Meeting of the RID Committee of Experts and the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods on its autumn 2020 session  
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/158 - (Secretariat) Report of the Joint Meeting of the RID Committee of Experts and the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods on its autumn 2020 session  
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Working Documents

ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/66 - (Switzerland) Exemptions pour les batteries au lithium du No ONU 3536
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/65 - (EIGA) Report of the informal working group on “Provisions on equipment for tanks and pressure receptacles”
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/64 - (Switzerland) Signalisation orange des wagons et véhicules transportant des citernes ou des conteneurs pour vrac de faible capacité
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/63 - (EIGA) Amendment to the requirements of EN ISO 18119
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/62 - (FEAD) Transport of UN 3509 in sheeted bulk containers or wagons/vehicles (and not only closed)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/61 - (FEAD) Quantity transported in the transport document
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/60 - (FEAD) “Empty uncleaned packaging” or “Packagings, discarded, empty, uncleaned” (UN 3509) – Clarification of scope
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/59 - (FEAD) Informal working group on the transport of hazardous waste: meeting in Utrecht (3-4 March 2020)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/58 - (CEN) Information on work of the Working Group on Standards
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/57 - (France) Proposition relative au transport en vrac de déchets contenant de l’amiante
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/56 - (Suisse) Disposition spéciale 363
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/55 - (France) Information concerning the informal working group on the improvement of the Report on occurrences
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/54 - (France) Placardage des bennes amovibles
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/53 - (Germany) Classification of UN 1872 LEAD DIOXIDE
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/52 - (CEN) Revised procedure of cooperation with the European Committee for Standardization (CEN) and the European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization (CENELEC)
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/51/Rev.1 - (Germany) Carriage of polymerizing substances as waste – Revision of ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/51
ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/51 - (Germany) Carriage of polymerizing substances as waste
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/50 - (ECMA) Proposals for amendments to RID/ADR/ADN - Comments on ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/9
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/49 - (United Kingdom) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20: Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/48 Reissued 18.06.2020 - (United Kingdom) Inspection of tanks whose deadlines for intermediate (and periodic) inspections have expired
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/47 (Ireland) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20: Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/46 - (CEN) Comments on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/4 and alternative proposal
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/45 Reissued 18.06.2020 (UIP) Inspection of tanks whose deadlines for intermediate inspections have expired - comments on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/18
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/44 - (Romania) Working Group on the use of the terms risk and hazard
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ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/43 - (Switzerland) Implementation of the guidelines for the application of 5.4.0.2 of RID/ADR/ADN
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Informal Documents

Note for delegates: as part of the secretariat's effort to reduce expenditure, informal documents will not be available in the conference room for distribution to session participants. Delegates are kindly requested to bring their copies to the meeting.
September 2020/INF.51 (EIGA) Explanation to the Amendment to the requirements of EN ISO 18119 Related to paper ECE-TRANS-WP15-AC1-2020-63e
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September 2020/INF.50 (ECMA) Proposals for amendments to RID/ADR/ADN-Comments on ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/63 from EIGA
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September 2020/INF.49 (FEAD) Quantity transported in the transport document - Amendment to 5.4.1.1.1 of RID/ADR Updating of document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/61
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September 2020/INF.48 (Secretariat) Provisional timetable for the Autumn 2020 session
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September 2020/INF.47 (France) Information concerning the informal working group on the improvement of the Report on occurrences   Additional information to document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/55
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September 2020/INF.46 (Germany) Chapter 6.2 – Consequential amendments concerning the proposals made by the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks
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September 2020/INF.45 (ITCO) Extra-large tank containers - Comment to document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/6: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8
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September 2020/INF.44 (Belgium) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20:  Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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September 2020/INF.43 (Belgium) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20:  Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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September 2020/INF.42 (France) CSM on Assessment of Safety Level and Safety Performance of railway operators at National and Union level UNECE/OTIF WG on accident report Paris, 17-18/02/2020
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September 2020/INF.41 (France) Working Group on the improvement of the Accident Report. 17-19 Feb. 2020 Paris at UIC
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September 2020/INF.40 (France) Remarks by the Netherlands for discussion in the iWG on the Accident reporting form, February 2020
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September 2020/INF.39 (Romania) Comments on the Report of the informal working group on the use of the terms risk and hazard – 2020/44
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September 2020/INF.38 (ECMA) Proposals for amendments to RID/ADR/ADN - Comments on ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/9 from EIGA - Test Period for P200 Informal document INF.38 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/50 
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September 2020/INF.37 (United Kingdom) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20: Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6 Informal document INF.37 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/49 
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September 2020/INF.36 (United Kingdom) Inspection of tanks whose deadlines for intermediate (and periodic) inspections have expired Informal document INF.36 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/48 
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September 2020/INF.35 (OTIF) Cancellation of the RID/ADR/ADN Joint Meeting
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September 2020/INF.34 (UIP) Inspection of tanks whose deadlines for intermediate inspections have expired - Comments on documents ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/18 Informal document INF.34 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/45 
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September 2020/INF.33 (UIP) Comments on documents ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/19 and ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20
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September 2020/INF.32 (Germany) Comments on informal document INF.31:Chapter 6.2 – Amendment concerning the proposals made by the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks
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September 2020/INF.31 (Germany) Chapter 6.2 – Consequential amendments concerning the proposals made by the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks
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September 2020/INF.30 (France) Amendments to 6.8.2.1.23 and 6.8.2.3.1 of RID/ADR
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September 2020/INF.29 (UIC) Updating of reference to UIC technical litterature on combined transport
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September 2020/INF.28 (OTIF) Recommendations for delegates participating in the RID/ADR/ADN Joint Meeting in relation to the new Corona Virus
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September 2020/INF.27 (Switzerland) Implementation of the guidelines for the application of 5.4.0.2 of RID/ADR/ADN Informal document INF.27 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/43
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September 2020/INF.26 (Ireland) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20: Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6 Informal document INF.26 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/47 
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September 2020/INF.25 (CEN) Comments on paper 2020/4 and an alternative proposal Informal document INF.25 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/46 
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September 2020/INF.24 - (Liquid Gas Europe) Adoption of EN 14129 for LPG pressure drum relief valves
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September 2020/INF.23 - (Belgium) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20 :  Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6 (Informal document INF.23 replaced by informal documents INF.43 and INF.44)
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September 2020/INF.22 - (EIGA) Report of the informal working group on “Provisions on equipment for tanks and pressure receptacles”
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September 2020/INF.21 - (Germany) Classification of UN 1872 LEAD DIOXIDE Informal document INF.21 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/53 
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September 2020/INF.20 - (United Kingdom) BLEVE Working Group: Summary of the mandatory application dates for goods vehicle safety provisions
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September 2020/INF.19 - (Romania) Report of the 3rd meeting of the Informal Working Group on the use of the terms risk and hazard Informal document INF.19 replaced by official document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/44 
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September 2020/INF.18 - (CEN) Information on work of the Working Group on Standards
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September 2020/INF.17 - (EIGA) Comments on the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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September 2020/INF.16 - (Netherlands) Modification of the general information in subsection 5.4.1.1.1 (f) required in the transport document Withdrawn
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September 2020/INF.15 - (Belgium) Comment on document ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/2020/20 :  Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks:  Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6
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September 2020/INF.14 - (Secretariat)References to “competent authorities”
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September 2020/INF.13 - (Netherlands)Interpretation of subsection 6.8.3.2.3 in ADR
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September 2020/INF.12 - (Netherlands) Container/vehicle packing certificate
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September 2020/INF.11 - (Secretariat) Outcome of the Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods on its fifty-sixth session
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September 2020/INF.10 - (Poland) Deletion of special packing provision PP12 for UN 3077
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September 2020/INF.9 - (OTIF) Additional information on proposals ECE/TRANS/WP.15/AC.1/31 to 35 submitted by Russia
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September 2020/INF.8 - (France) Modification of the amendment to 6.8.2.5.1 of RID/ADR
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.7 - (Spain) Information on a new design of Expanded Aluminium Alloy (EAA) (Technokontrol)
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.6 - (Spain) Vehicle of the future (Liquid Gas Europe)
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.5 - (Spain) Expanded aluminum (EA) and BLEVEs (Institute for Risk Sciences)
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.4 - (Spain) Impact of fire protection on a truck fender (RISE, Norway)
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.3 - (Spain) Fire testing at RISE research on Thursday 7 March 2019 (RISE, Norway)
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September 2020/INF.7 /Add.2 - (Spain) Model for thermal response of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Tanks subjected to accidental heat input (INERIS)
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September 2020/INF.7/Add.1 - (Spain) Participants list to the meeting
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September 2020/INF.7 - (Spain) Report of BLEVE Working Group meeting held on 22-24 October in Madrid
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September 2020/INF.6/Rev.1 - (United Kingdom) Supplementary information from the informal working group on the inspection and certification of tanks: Proposed amendments to Chapter 6.8 and to Sections 1.8.7 and 1.8.6 (Version with changes from the latest meeting of the group highlighted)
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September 2020/INF.5 - (Portugal) Proposal of amendment to Chapter 1.2 of RID/ADR
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September 2020/INF.4 - (EASA) Re-assessment of EASA Consultative Status
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September 2020/INF.3 - (EuRIC) Request for consultative status by the European Recycling Industries’Confederation (EuRIC)
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