Dangerous Goods in Solid Form in Bulk

Dangerous goods in solid form in bulk means any material, other than liquid or gas, consisting of a combination of particles, granules or any larger pieces of material, generally uniform in composition, which is covered by the IMDG Code and is loaded directly into the cargo spaces of a ship without any intermediate form of containment, and includes such materials loaded in a barge on a barge-carrying ship. <Chapter VII, part A-1, regulation 1>.

Source: IMO Resolution MSC.123(75), amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, 24 May 2002, International Maritime Organization. Legislation

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