ADR aims to ensure that dangerous goods, including clinical waste and other hazardous waste transported by road, can freely cross international borders, provided that the goods, vehicles and drivers comply with the provisions of the CoR. ADR has been in force since 1968 and is managed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). It is updated every two years to take account of technological advances. The European Convention on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, abbreviated ADR, is a 1957 United Nations treaty that regulates the cross-border transport of dangerous or dangerous goods. ADR is amended every two years. The European Convention on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) aims to regulate the international carriage of dangerous goods by road between UNECE member States and other States applying ADR (ADR). The Agreement entered into force on 29 January 1968. The European Union is not a party to the Agreement, although all its Member States are parties to this Agreement. – the conditions laid down in Annex A for the goods concerned, in particular as regards their packaging and labelling, and the road transport of dangerous goods shall be subject to international rules and shall be closely monitored.
Most European countries are committed to the European Convention on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR). Each country that complies with ADR implements specific security measures through its own national legislation. In particular, the two agreements clarified the rules on the classification of dangerous goods with regard to samples of energy substances for testing purposes (point 18.104.22.168), the classification of articles as articles containing dangerous goods, n.o.c. (point 2.1.5), the classification of corrosed substances (point 2.2.8). Several new entries have been introduced into the dangerous goods list, from UN 3535 TOXIC SOLID, FLAMMABLE, INORGANIC, N.O.S. to 3548 ITEMS CONTAINING MISCELLANEOUS DANGEROUS GOODS N.O.S. New packing instructions have been established, for example. B a packing instruction P911 for defective cells and batteries (lithium-methal batteries, lithium-ion batteries, if included individually or in devices). In addition, the existing packaging rules have been amended in Chapter 3.3, for example: Special provision 392 for the carriage of fuel retention systems designed and approved for installation in gas-containing motor vehicles has been amended to take into account the development of specific standards and requirements, including Regulation (EC) No 79/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 January 2009 on type-approval of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles. and amending Directive 2007/46/EC 1 , Commission Regulation (EU) No 406/2010 of 26 April 2010 implementing Regulation (EC) No 79/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council on type-approval of hydrogen-powered motor vehicles 2. . .