IMDG Code: International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, 2016 Edition (Amendment 38-16) 2 Volumes (IK200E)
Amendment 38-16 includes revisions to various sections of the Code and to transport requirements for specific substances. It was adopted by IMO's Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) at its ninety-sixth session in May 2016.
Amendment 38-16 of the Code is mandatory as from 1 January 2018 but may be applied by Administrations in whole or in part on a voluntary basis from 1 January 2017.
The two-volume Code is divided into seven parts:
Volume 1 (parts 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Code) contains sections on general provisions, definitions and 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), appendices A and B (generic and N.O.S. Proper Shipping Names, and glossary of terms) and an index.