CAN/CGSB-43.146

Currently in force:

CAN/CGSB-43.146-2002

Date published:

January 2002
(English and French)

Amendment in force:

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Previous edition:

CAN/CGSB-43.146-94

Upcoming edition / amendment:

CAN/CGSB-43.146-2016

N.B. The 2016 edition is not currently in force as it has not yet been adopted by reference into the TDG Regulations.

What is the scope of the standard?

CAN/CGSB-43.146 sets out the requirements for design and manufacture of UN standardized intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) with a capacity less than or equal to 3000 L and their selction and use for transport of dangerous goods included in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9. 

Where is the standard referenced in the TDG Regulations?

Section 5.6 of the TDG Regulations specifies that an IBC manufactured in Canada is a UN Standardized Means of Containement if it is in compliance with sections 2 to 11 of CAN/CGSB-43.146.

Section 5.12(1) of the TDG Regulations specifies that a UN Standardized small means of containment selected and used in accordance with sections 2, 3, 12 and 13 of CAN/CGSB-43.146 is one of the permitted container types for transport of dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9.

Section 5.14 of the TDG Regulations specifies that a UN Standardized large means of containment selected and used in accordance with sections 2, 3, 12 and 13 of CAN/CGSB-43.146 is one of the pemitted container types for transport of dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9.

How do I obtain a copy of the standard?

A copy of this standard can be obtained from the Canadian General Standards Board.

Where can I obtain more information?

For more information on matters pertaining to CAN/CGSB-43.146:

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

MOCregister-Registrecontenant@tc.gc.ca

Technical inquiries:
tdgcontainers-tmdcontenants@tc.gc.ca.
Please include the text "IBCs" in the subject line.

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