Multilateral Agreement M308
Multilateral agreement M308 under 1.5.1 of ADR concerning periodic inspection of LPG welded steel cylinders
1) This agreement concerns the periodic inspection of refìllable welded steel cylinders far the carriage of Lique.fìed Petrolewn Gas (LPG) of UN 1011, UN 1075, UN 1965, UN 1969 or UN 1978.
2) By derogation from the provisions of 18.104.22.168.1 of ADR, at the lime of periodic inspection, LPG welded steel cylinders fìlled in accordance with EN 1439 or with EN 14794 are exempted from the check of the internai conditions of the pressure receptacle required in 22.214.171.124.1 (b) of ADR.
3) This agreement only applies lo cylinders fìlled with LPG of high quality with very low potential contamination. This is deemed to be fulfilled, if only LPG conforming to the corrosion contaminants level of ISO 9162:1989, is fìlled in.
4) This agreemenl shall be valid until 31st December 2022 far the carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting Parties signatory to this agreement. If il is revoked before then by one of the signatories, it shall remain valid until the above mentioned date only far the carriage on the territories of those ADR Contracting parties signatory to this agreement which have noi revoked it.
Done in Rome,
The competent authority for ADR in the Republic of Italy
Date of expiry: 31 December 2022
Explanatory letter in English
Agreement in English, in French