IMDG Code 2020 Edition Amendment 40-20, Regular Bound, 2 Volume Set – Code IMDG20

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Since 1965 the IMDG Code has set the principals for the transport of dangerous goods by sea and it is published by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), for whom Labeline is a leading authorised distributor.

Every two years the 2-volume publication is updated and amended. The 40th Amendment (2020) of the IMDG Code will come into force on 1 June 2022 for two years and may be applied voluntarily from 1 January 2021.

The IMDG Code is divided into seven parts over two volumes.

Volume 1 contains (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) with sections on:

  • General provisions, definitions, training.
  • Classification.
  • Packing and Tank Provisions.
  • Consignment Procedures.
  • Construction and Testing of packagings, IBCs, large packagings, portable tanks, MEGCs and road tank vehicles.
  • Transport Operations.

Volume 2 contains part 3 (Dangerous Goods List, special provisions and exceptions), appendix A (generic and N.O.S. Proper Shipping Names), appendix B (Glossary of terms) and an index.


There is also an IMDG Supplement to this biennial’s publication which includes details of procedures for packing of dangerous goods or actions to take in the event of spillages, emergencies, fires or accidents involving personnel who handle goods at sea.

For IMDG compliant Placards and Labels, please visit our Dangerous Goods Labels / Packaging Labels section.


What You Get With Your Order!

The IMDG Code 2020, Amendment 40-20 – 2 Volume Set – Valid from – 01/01/2021

“NEW” Bespoke DGTabs© Double sided Tabs, includes UN No’s guide tab, chapter Text and No’s. for quick front to back referencing.

Multi-modal Hazard Label Poster and Bookmarks



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