It includes GI #2.
1.1 This Standard details the requirements for the selection and use, handling, filling, and unloading of highway tanks, portable tanks, cargo compartments, and containers when used as a primary means of containment for the transportation of dangerous goods of Classes 3, 4, 5, 6.1, 8, and 9.
1.2 This Standard sets out certain minimum requirements for the selection of the appropriate means of containment for the transportation of dangerous goods. This Standard does not, however, prescribe selection of the materials of construction of the means of containment to ensure chemical compatibility with the dangerous goods. Consequently, it is essential to exercise competent technical and engineering judgement in conjunction with this Standard.
1.3 Where any requirement of this Standard differs from the TDG Regulations, the requirements of the TDG Regulations apply.
1.4 This Standard does not apply to TC 56, CTC 56, and DOT 56 tanks. Requirements for these tanks are provided in CGSB Standard CAN/CGSB-43.146. (See Clause 6.4.)
1.5 This Standard does not apply to TC 57, CTC 57, and DOT 57 tanks. Requirements for these tanks are provided in CGSB Standard CAN/CGSB-43.146. (See Clause 6.5.)