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Standardized Means of Containment for Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Small Means of Containment

Small Means of Containment for Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9 must be manufactured to UN standard (unless exempt such as Limited Quantities) to CAN/CGSB – 43.150-97.

Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBC)

For the manufacture, selection and use of tanks for dangerous goods see CAN/CGSB -43.146.

Also see Bulletin: Flammable Liquids in Slip Tanks and Other Consumer Means of Containment (PDF 191 KB)


Highway Tanks

  • References CSA B622 for the selection and use of tanks for Class 2 dangerous goods
  • References CSA B621 for the selection and use of tanks for Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9 dangerous goods
  • References CSA B620 as the construction standard for all bulk transport tanks

Also see Bulletin: Means of Containment (Transport Tanks) (PDF 224 KB)