TP14850

"Small Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods, Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9, a Transport Canada Standard"

Currently in force:
TP 14850

Date published:
October 2010
(English and French)

Amendment dates:
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Previous version:
CAN/CGSB-43.150-97

Upcoming edition / amendment:
A new edition of the Standard is currently under development.
Input on TP 14850 can be submitted to:
Email: tdgcontainers-tmdcontenants@tc.gc.ca.

What is the scope of the standard?

Where is the standard referenced in the TDG Regulations?

How do I obtain a copy of the standard?

Where can I obtain more information?

What is the scope of the standard?

The TP 14850 standard sets out the requirements for the design and manufacture of small containers (bags, boxes, combination packagings, composite packagings, drums and jerricans) with a maximum capacity of 450L and their use for the transportation of dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9.

Where is the standard referenced in the TDG Regulations?

Section 5.6 of the TDG Regulations specifies that small containers manufactured in Canada are UN Standardized Means of Containment if they are in compliance with sections 2 and 3 and Part 1 of the TP14850 standard.

Subsection 5.12(1) of the TDG Regulations specifies that UN Standardized small means of containment selected and used in accordance with sections 2 and 3 and Part 2 of the TP14850 standard are permitted container types for transport of dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9.

How do I obtain a copy of the standard?

A copy of this standard can be obtained from the Transport Canada Publications website.

Where can I obtain more information?

For more information on matters pertaining to TP 14850:

Inquiries pertaining to applications for registration:
Telephone: 1-855-298-1520
After choosing the language (1 for English, 2 for French), press option 1.

Email: MOCregister-Registrecontenant@tc.gc.ca

Technical inquiries:
Email: tdgcontainers-tmdcontenants@tc.gc.ca.
Please include the text "Small means of Containment" in the subject line.

Quick Links

FAQ on UN Standardized small containers

UN Small Containers vendors

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