Persons engaged in the handling of fumigated cargo transport units shall be trained commensurate
with their responsibilities.
Marking and placarding
affixed at each access point in a location where it will be easily seen by persons opening or entering
the cargo transport unit. This mark shall remain on the cargo transport unit until the following
provisions are met:
(a) The fumigated cargo transport unit has been ventilated to remove harmful concentrations of
fumigant gas; and
(b) The fumigated goods or materials have been unloaded.
The fumigation warning mark shall be as shown in Figure 22.214.171.124.2.
The mark shall be a rectangle. The minimum dimensions shall be 400 mm wide x 300 mm high and
the minimum width of the outer line shall be 2 mm. The mark shall be in black print on a white
background with lettering not less than 25 mm high. Where dimensions are not specified, all features
shall be in approximate proportion to those shown.
If the fumigated cargo transport unit has been completely ventilated either by opening the doors of the
unit or by mechanical ventilation after fumigation, the date of ventilation shall be marked on the
fumigation warning mark.
When the fumigated cargo transport unit has been ventilated and unloaded, the fumigation warning
mark shall be removed.
Placards conforming to model No. 9 (see 126.96.36.199.2) shall not be affixed to a fumigated cargo transport
unit except as required for other Class 9 substances or articles packed therein.
Documents associated with the carriage of cargo transport units that have been fumigated and have
not been completely ventilated before carriage shall include the following information:
- "UN 3359, fumigated cargo transport unit, 9", or "UN 3359, fumigated cargo transport unit,
- The date and time of fumigation; and
- The type and amount of the fumigant used.
These particulars shall be drafted in an official language of the forwarding country and also, if the
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.
The documents may be in any form, provided they contain the information required in 188.8.131.52.1. This
information shall be easy to identify, legible and durable.
Instructions for disposal of any residual fumigant including fumigation devices (if used) shall be
A document is not required when the fumigated cargo transport unit has been completely ventilated
and the date of ventilation has been marked on the warning mark (see 184.108.40.206.3 and 220.127.116.11.4).
Special provisions applicable to packages and vehicles and containers containing substances presenting a risk of asphyxiation when used for cooling or conditioning purposes (such as dry ice (UN 1845) or nitrogen, refrigerated liquid (UN 1977) or argon, refrigerated liquid (UN 1951))
This section is not applicable to substances which may be used for cooling or conditioning purposes
when carried as a consignment of dangerous goods, except for the carriage of dry ice (UN No. 1845).
When they are carried as a consignment, these substances shall be carried under the relevant entry of
Table A of Chapter 3.2 in accordance with the associated conditions of carriage.
For UN No. 1845, the conditions of carriage specified in this section, except 18.104.22.168.1, apply for all
kinds of carriage, as a coolant, conditioner, or as a consignment. For the carriage of UN No. 1845, no
other provisions of ADR apply.