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UN/SCETDG/36/INF.24 COMMITTEE OF EXPERTS ON THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS AND ON THE GLOBALLY HARMONIZED SYSTEM OF CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING OF CHEMICALS Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods Thirty-sixth session Geneva, 30 November – 9 December 2009 Item 5 of the provisional agenda MISCELLANEOUS PROPOSALS OF AMENDMENTS TO THE MODEL REGULATIONS ON THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS Comments on ST/SG/AC.10/C.3/2009/37 (ICCP) Safe stacking load on IBCs + An additional proposal about a similar symbol on large packagings Transmitted by the expert from Sweden 1. We believe that the provisions for a symbol that indicates the maximum stacking load are useful and improves safety. Sweden understands the intent of the proposal from ICCP, However, when considering safety, we are not convinced that the provisions should be amended. Firstly, it would be interesting to get information about the suitability to stack IBCs during storage. Even though the provisions for stacking derive from the transport regulations, the IBCs
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