What are the supplements of IMDG code ?

Following are the supplements of IMDG code:
  1. EMS guide – emergency reponse procedures for ships carrying dangerous goods.
  2. MFA guide – medical first aid guide for using accidents envolving dangerous goods.
  3. Reporting procedures
  4. IMO / ILO / UN number for packing cargo transport units.
  5. Recommendations on the safe use of the pesticides in ships.
  6. INF code – International code for the safe carriage of packaged irradiated nuclear fuel ,
  7. plutonium and high level radioactive waves on board ships.
Note :-

The IMDG code is a very much living document and gets amended from time to time (every 2 years). In the last decade major changes were made to Ems-emergency medical schedule, MFAG and INF codes (carriage of nuclear materials)
IMDG Code means the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code adopted by the Maritime Safety Committee of the Organization by resolution MSC.122(75)
The objective of the IMDG Code is to enhance the safe carriage of dangerous goods while facilitating the free unrestricted movement of such goods and prevent pollution to the environment

1 Comment

  • Pls correct this 6th point(as you have 6th and 7th are single supplement) ,its making people confused.

Leave a Comment