SS 586-1:2021 (Redline)

Specification for hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods – Part 1 : Transport and storage of dangerous goods


This standard adopts the United Nations’ Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UNRTDG), which provides an international system for the classification of dangerous goods according to the types of hazards that they present. It also specifies standard hazard communication DG labels.

This standard applies to the storage and transportation of dangerous goods on land in Singapore. The transportation of dangerous goods by sea and air is subject to the requirements of International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Air Transport Association (IATA) / International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) respectively and is not covered in this standard.


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Status Current
Edition 2021 (Redline)
No. of Pages 31
ICS Classification 13.300 Protection against dangerous goods
Committee Chemical Standards Committee
Available for Purchase Global
Adoption -