Additional or special information required for certain classes
Special provisions for Class 1
(a) The transport document shall indicate, in addition to the requirements in 126.96.36.199.1 (f):
- the total net mass, in kg, of explosive contents2 for each substance or article bearing a
different UN number;
- the total net mass, in kg, of explosive contents2 for all substances and articles covered by
the transport document;
(b) For mixed packing of two different goods, the description of the goods in the transport
document shall include the UN numbers and names printed in capitals in Columns (1) and (2)
1 (x) shall be replaced with "1" or "2" as appropriate.
2 For articles, "explosive contents" means the explosive substance contained in the article.
of Table A of Chapter 3.2 of both substances or articles. If more than two different goods are
contained in the same package in conformity with the mixed packing provisions given in 4.1.10
special provisions MP1, MP2 and MP20 to MP24, the transport document shall indicate under
the description of the goods the UN numbers of all the substances and articles contained in the
package, in the form, "Goods of UN Nos...";
(c) For the carriage of substances and articles assigned to an n.o.s. entry or the entry "0190
SAMPLES, EXPLOSIVE" or packed conforming to packing instruction P101 of 188.8.131.52, a
copy of the competent authority approval with the conditions of carriage shall be attached to
the transport document. It shall be drafted in an official language of the forwarding country and
also, if that language is not English, French or German, in English, French or German unless
agreements, if any, concluded between the countries concerned in the transport operation
(d) If packages containing substances and articles of compatibility groups B and D are loaded
together in the same vehicle in accordance with the requirements of 184.108.40.206, a copy of the
competent authority approval of the protective compartment or containment system in
accordance with 220.127.116.11, note a under the table, shall be attached to the transport document. It
shall be drafted in an official language of the forwarding country and also, if that language is
not English, French or German, in English, French or German unless agreements, if any,
concluded between the countries concerned in the transport operation provide otherwise;
(e) When explosive substances or articles are carried in packagings conforming to packing
instruction P101, the transport document shall bear the inscription "Packaging approved by
the competent authority of ..." (see 18.104.22.168, packing instruction P101);
(g) When fireworks of UN Nos. 0333, 0334, 0335, 0336 and 0337 are carried, the transport
document shall bear the inscription:
"Classification of fireworks by the competent authority of XX with the firework reference
The classification approval certificate need not be carried with the consignment, but shall be
made available by the consignor to the carrier or the competent authorities for control purposes.
The classification approval certificate or a copy of it shall be in an official language of the
forwarding country, and also, if that language is not German, English or French, in German,
English or French.
NOTE 1: The commercial or technical name of the goods may be entered additionally to the proper
shipping name in the transport document.
NOTE 2: The classification reference(s) shall consist of the ADR Contracting Party in which the
classification code according to special provision 645 of 3.3.1 was approved, indicated by the
distinguishing sign used on vehicles in international road traffic (XX)3, the competent authority
identification (YY) and a unique serial reference (ZZZZ). Examples of such classification references
3 Distinguishing sign of the State of registration used on motor vehicles and trailers in international road traffic,
e.g. in accordance with the Geneva Convention on Road Traffic of 1949 or the Vienna Convention on Road Traffic of
Additional provisions for Class 2
(a) For the carriage of mixtures (see 22.214.171.124.1) in tanks (demountable tanks, fixed tanks, portable
tanks, tank-containers or elements of battery-vehicles or of MEGCs), the composition of the
mixture as a percentage of the volume or as a percentage of the mass shall be given.
Constituents below 1% need not be indicated (see also 126.96.36.199.1.2). The composition of the
mixture need not be given when the technical names authorized by special provisions 581, 582
or 583 are used to supplement the proper shipping name;
(b) For the carriage of cylinders, tubes, pressure drums, cryogenic receptacles and bundles of
cylinders under the conditions of 188.8.131.52, the following entry shall be included in the transport
document: "Carriage in accordance with 184.108.40.206".
(d) In the case of tank-containers carrying refrigerated liquefied gases the consignor shall enter in
the transport document the date at which the actual holding time ends, in the following format:
"End of holding time: ............... (DD/MM/YYYY)".
Additional provisions for self-reactive substances and polymerizing substances of Class 4.1 and organic peroxides of Class 5.2
For self-reactive substances or polymerizing substances of Class 4.1 and for organic peroxides of
Class 5.2 that require temperature control during carriage (for self-reactive substances see 220.127.116.11.17;
for polymerizing substance see 18.104.22.168.21; for organic peroxides, see 22.214.171.124.15 to 126.96.36.199.17), the
control and emergency temperatures shall be indicated in the transport document, as follows:
"Control temperature: ... °C Emergency temperature: ... °C".
When for certain self-reactive substances of Class 4.1 and certain organic peroxides of Class 5.2 the
competent authority has permitted the label conforming to model No.1 to be dispensed with for a
specific packaging (see 188.8.131.52.9), a statement to this effect shall be included in the transport
document, as follows:
"The label conforming to model No. 1 is not required".
When organic peroxides and self-reactive substances are carried under conditions where approval is
required (for organic peroxides see 184.108.40.206.8, 220.127.116.11.2 and special provision TA2 of 6.8.4; for
self-reactive substances see 18.104.22.168.13 and 22.214.171.124.2, a statement to his effect shall be included in the
transport document, e.g. "Carriage in accordance with 126.96.36.199.8".
A copy of the competent authority approval with the conditions of carriage shall be attached to the
transport document. It shall be drafted in an official language of the forwarding country and also, if
that language is not English, French or German, in English, French or German unless agreements, if
any, concluded between the countries concerned in the transport operation provide otherwise.
When a sample of an organic peroxide (see 188.8.131.52.9) or a self-reactive substance (see 184.108.40.206.15) is
carried, a statement to this effect shall be included in the transport document, e.g. "Carriage in
accordance with 220.127.116.11.9".
When self-reactive substances type G (see Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part II, paragraph 20.4.2 (g))
are carried, the following statement may be given in the transport document: "Not a self-reactive
substance of Class 4.1".
When organic peroxides type G (see Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part II, paragraph 20.4.3 (g)) are
carried, the following statement may be given in the transport document: "Not a substance of Class
Additional provisions for Class 6.2
In addition to the information concerning the consignee (see 18.104.22.168.1 (h)), the name and telephone
number of a responsible person shall be indicated
Additional provisions for Class 7
The following information shall be inserted in the transport document for each consignment of Class 7
material, as applicable, in the order given and immediately after the information required under
22.214.171.124.1 (a) to (c) and (k):
(a) The name or symbol of each radionuclide or, for mixtures of radionuclides, an appropriate
general description or a list of the most restrictive nuclides;
(b) A description of the physical and chemical form of the material, or a notation that the material
is special form radioactive material or low dispersible radioactive material. A generic chemical
description is acceptable for chemical form. For radioactive material with a subsidiary risk, see
sub-paragraph (c) of special provision 172 of Chapter 3.3;
(c) The maximum activity of the radioactive contents during carriage expressed in becquerels (Bq)
with an appropriate SI prefix symbol (see 126.96.36.199). For fissile material, the mass of fissile
material (or mass of each fissile nuclide for mixtures when appropriate) in grams (g), or
appropriate multiples thereof, may be used in place of activity;
(d) The category of the package, i.e. I-WHITE, II-YELLOW, III-YELLOW;
(e) The transport index (categories II-YELLOW and III-YELLOW only);
(f) For fissile material:
(i) Shipped under one exception of 188.8.131.52.3.5 (a) to (f), reference to that paragraph;
(ii) Shipped under 184.108.40.206.3.5 (c) to (e), the total mass of fissile nuclides;
(iii) Contained in a package for which one of 220.127.116.11 (a) to (c) or 18.104.22.168 is applied,
reference to that paragraph;
(iv) The criticality safety index, where applicable;
(g) The identification mark for each competent authority certificate of approval (special form
radioactive material, low dispersible radioactive material, fissile material excepted under
22.214.171.124.3.5 (f), special arrangement, package design, or shipment) applicable to the
(h) For consignments of more than one package, the information required in 126.96.36.199.1 and in (a) to
(g) above shall be given for each package. For packages in an overpack, container, or vehicle, a
detailed statement of the contents of each package within the overpack, container, or vehicle
and, where appropriate, of each overpack, container, or vehicle shall be included. If packages
are to be removed from the overpack, container, or vehicle at a point of intermediate unloading,
appropriate transport documents shall be made available;
(i) Where a consignment is required to be shipped under exclusive use, the statement
"EXCLUSIVE USE SHIPMENT"; and
(j) For LSA-II and LSA-III substances, SCO-I and SCO-II, the total activity of the consignment as
a multiple of A2. For radioactive material for which the A2 value is unlimited, the multiple of
A2 shall be zero.
The consignor shall provide in the transport documents a statement regarding actions, if any, that are
required to be taken by the carrier. The statement shall be in the languages deemed necessary by the
carrier or the authorities concerned, and shall include at least the following information:
(a) Supplementary requirements for loading, stowage, carriage, handling and unloading of the
package, overpack or container including any special stowage provisions for the safe
dissipation of heat (see special provision CV33 (3.2) of 7.5.11), or a statement that no such
requirements are necessary;
(b) Restrictions on the mode of carriage or vehicle and any necessary routeing instructions;
(c) Emergency arrangements appropriate to the consignment.
In all cases of international carriage of packages requiring competent authority approval of design or
shipment, for which different approval types apply in the different countries concerned by the
shipment, the UN number and proper shipping name required in 188.8.131.52.1 shall be in accordance with
the certificate of the country of origin of design.
The applicable competent authority certificates need not necessarily accompany the consignment. The
consignor shall make them available to the carrier(s) before loading and unloading.