CGSB-43.126

“Reconditioning, Remanufacturing and Repair of Drums for the Transportation of Dangerous Goods”

Currently in force:
CGSB-43.126-2008 (reaffirmed in 2014)

Date published:
September 2008
(English and French)

Amendment in force:
Corrigenda November 2009

Previous edition:
CAN/CGSB-43.126-98

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 CGSB-43.126 standard sets out the requirements for remanufacturing, reconditioning and repair of steel and plastic drums used for the transportation of dangerous goods.

Where is the standard referenced in the TDG Regulations?

Paragraph 5.12(2)(a) of the TDG Regulations requires that steel drums with a capacity greater than or equal to 150L not be reused to transport dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 that are liquid unless

  • The requirements for the reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair in Part II of CGSB-43.126 are complied with, and
  • The drum reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair facility is registered with Transport Canada in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A of CGSB-43.126.

Paragraph 5.12(2)(b) of the TDG Regulations requires that plastic drums with a capacity greater than or equal to 150L not be reused to transport dangerous goods in Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 or 9 that are liquid unless

  • The requirements for the reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair in Part III of CGSB-43.126 are complied with, and
  • The drum reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair facility is registered with Transport Canada in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A of CGSB-43.126.

How do I obtain a copy of the standard?

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

Where can I obtain more information?

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.

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