You will require this approval if you intend to design packaging to be used for transporting dangerous goods on road or rail. This includes:
- Portable tanks;
- Multiple-element gas containers (MEGC);
- Tank vehicles;
- Pressure receptacles;
- Aerosol dispensers;
- Intermediate bulk containers (IBC);
- Bulk containers and drums; and
- Barrels, jerry cans, boxes, bags and composite packaging.
Packaging designs must:
- Comply with, or be permitted by, the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG code); and
- Satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements as set out in the ADG code.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval:
- The packaging must have undergone tests from the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code); and
- The packaging must satisfy all the relevant testing and inspection requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Application for Approval of Packaging Design - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Justice
Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Act 2010 (Tasmania)
Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulations 2010 (Tasmania)
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