Small means of containment

Small Means of Containment for Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9 must be manufactured to United Nations (UN) standard (unless exempt such as Limited Quantities) to TP14850 (PDF, 4.7 MB).

 

Examples of small means of containment containers
Examples of small means of containment, commonly referred as 205 L drum, 5 gallon pail and cardboard box.

Intermediate bulk containers

For the manufacture, selection and use of tanks for dangerous goods, see federal safety standard CAN/CGSB-43.146 (PDF, 845 KB).

Also see Flammable Liquids in Slip Tanks and Other Consumer Means of Containment.

 

Examples of intermediate bulk containers
Examples of intermediate bulk containers commonly known as a metal tote, tidy tank and plastic tote in aluminum frame.

Highway tanks

  • Reference CSA B622 for the selection and use of tanks for Class 2 dangerous goods
  • Reference CSA B621 for the selection and use of tanks for Class 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8 and 9 dangerous goods
  • Reference CSA B620 as the construction standard for all bulk transport tanks

Also see Dangerous Goods Transport Tanks.

 

Transport tank
Example of a highway tank used for the transport of dangerous goods primarily by road.