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IMDG Code Amendment 39-18 - Upcoming Errata, 1 October 2019

A number of changes to IMDG Code Amendment 39-18 will be published in an Errata before the end of 2019. This is a normal process at the end of the IMDG code transition year to address corrections and interim updates. The Errata will be finalised following the IMO CCC meetings that were held in September.

Exis will publish the Errata as soon as it is available at: and

Many of the changes are minor text corrections and improvements such as:

  • There are a few minor text corrections to the chapter 2.8 covering the classification of corrosives.
  • There have been numerous revisions to the entries in the segregation groups so that the PSNs match their relevant DGL entry.
  • UN numbers, correction to misplaced special provisions.
  • Corrected PSNs for some UN numbers.
  • Amendment and deletion of some special provisions.
  • Text amendments to a number of packing instructions.
  • Text amendments to some IBC packing instructions.
  • Various other minor changes and corrected references.

 IMDG Code Amendment Cycle 

amendment cycle 

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Produced: 18 September 2019 

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