Standard CAN/CGSB-43.126: Reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair of drums for the transportation of dangerous goods

Notice

The Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB) Technical Committee has developed and published the latest edition of CAN/CGSB 43.126 in July 2019.

Currently in force:
CGSB-43.126-2019

Date published:
July 2019
(English and French)

Previous edition:
CGSB-43.126-2008 (reaffirmed in 2014)

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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.

Finding the standard 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
  • 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
  • the drum reconditioning, remanufacturing and repair facility is registered with Transport Canada in accordance with the requirements of Appendix A of CGSB-43.126.

Obtaining a copy of the standard

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

Contact us

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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