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BAMA Guide to the Transport of Aerosols

An invaluable route map through the complex legislation governing the transport of aerosols. It covers both UK and international transport, with a particular focus on Limited Quantities. The 2021 Guide explains the UN model regulations and the varying requirements of transport by the road, rail, sea and air modes, alongside the relevant extracts from the regulations; it also covers what training is needed.

BAMA Guide to the Transport of Aerosols
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BAMA Standard Module 5 - Transport of Aerosols

This Module, & checklist, sets out requirements for preparing aerosols for surface transport under the limited quantity provisions of the surface transport regulations within the United Kingdom and continental Europe.

BAMA Standard Module 5 - Transport of Aerosols
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Transport Factsheet 2019

All aerosols, flammable or not, are classed as ‘dangerous goods’ and therefore have a unique UN number. The number for aerosols is UN 1950. Virtually all are transported as ‘limited quantities’ for transport purposes. The facts in this factsheet outline what is and is not legally required for transport of aerosols in limited quantities by road, rail and sea.

Transport Factsheet 2019
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Aerosols in the post

Customers of Royal Mail are permitted to send certain aerosols through the UK domestic postal system.

Aerosols in the post
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Quick Guide to the Transport of Aerosols

Although aerosols called as ‘dangerous goods for transport’, fortunately most aerosols are eligible for exemption from the full regulations and may utilise the more relaxed requirements and transported as ‘dangerous goods in limited quantities’.  This BAMA ‘Quick Guide’ provides a useful summary of the key requirements for using the LQ provisions for transporting aerosols by road, rail, sea or air and should be used in reminder not a replacement for appropriate training and the BAMA Guide to the Transport of Aerosols.

Quick Guide to the Transport of Aerosols
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Transport Marks & Labels

The packages used for transporting aerosols as ‘dangerous goods in limited quantities’ need to bear different markings depending whether they are being shipped by road/rail/sea or by air. This facts sheet provides illustrative examples of how the packages should look for each transport mode.  It is designed to be an ‘aide memoire’ or a small wall poster.

Transport Marks & Labels
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