MSC.1-Circ.1262 - Amendments to the Revised Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guid... (Secretariat)

\MSC.1/Circ.1262 27 May 2008

CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS GOODS
INTERNATIONAL MARITIME DANGEROUS GOODS (IMDG) CODE
ANNEXES AND SUPPLEMENTS
Amendments to the Revised Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide)
1 The Maritime Safety Committee, at its eighty-fourth session (7 to 16 May 2008), approved amendments to the Revised Emergency Response Procedures for Ships Carrying Dangerous Goods (EmS Guide) (MSC/Circ.1025, as amended by MSC.1/Circ.1025/Add.1), set out in the annex.
2 Member Governments are invited to bring the annexed amendments to the Revised EmS Guide to the attention of all concerned noting that amendment 34-08 (resolution MSC.262(84)) is expected to enter into force on 1 January 2010; however, its provisions may be applied on a voluntary basis from 1 January 2009, as agreed to by MSC 75.
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MSC.1/Circ.1262
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ANNEX
AMENDMENTS TO THE REVISED EMERGENCY RESPONSE PROCEDURES FOR SHIPS CARRYING DANGEROUS GOODS (EmS GUIDE) (MSC/CIRC.1025, AS AMENDED BY MSC.1/CIRC.1025/Add.1)
1 In the index, the following entries in numerical order are added:
UN No.
EmS Fire
EmS Spill 0505 F-B S-X 0506 F-B S-X 0507 F-B S-X 0508 F-B S-Y 3474 F-B S-J 3475 F-E S-E 3476 F-G S-P 3477 F-A S-B 3478 F-D S-U 3479 F-D S-U 3480 F-A S-I 3481 F-A S-I
2 In the index, replace:
“2031 II F-A S-B” with: “2031* II F-A S-Q” “2032** II F-A S-B”
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* Applies to NITRIC ACID other than red fuming, with at least 65% but with not more than 70% nitric acid. ** Applies to NITRIC ACID other than red fuming, with less than 65% nitric acid.
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