United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods and on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (Committee of Experts on TDG and GHS)

Comité d'experts du transport des marchandises dangereuses et du Système général harmonisé de classification et d'étiquetage des produits chimiques
Comité de Expertos en Transporte de Mercancias Peligrosas y en el Sistema Globalmente Armonizado de Clasificación y Etiquetado de Productos Quimicos

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15 Apr 1953, as United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, by resolution 468G (XV) of E-XE3377 - ECOSOC. Current title adopted, 2001, on reconfiguration of the Committee and its sub-committees in accordance with ECOSOC Resolution 1999/65.


Make recommendations to governments and to intergovernmental organizations on ensuring safe and environmentally sound conditions of transport of dangerous goods and on facilitating trade in such goods, through uniform legislation applicable to the various modes of transport worldwide; make available a globally harmonized system for classification and labelling of chemicals for worldwide use and application in all sectors and keep it up to date.


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