UN Decisions and the Explosives Industry

02/22/2019

Washington, DC -- IME has released a summary of the changes in the UN Model Regulations, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling, and the Manual of Tests and Criteria as they pertain to the explosives industry. IME participates in the fora related to these instruments. The key changes adopted during the recently completed 2017/2018 biennium include the creation of additional entries for electronic detonators, revision to an entry for ammonium nitrate, and a new test for AN emulsions, water gels and suspensions.