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Transport of Infectious Substances

Background to the amendments adopted in the 13th revision of the United Nations Model Regulations guiding the transport of infectious substances, 2004

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Number of pages: 31
Publication date: 2004
Languages: English, French, Spanish
WHO reference number: WHO/CDS/CSR/LYO/2004.9

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Transport of Infectious Substances

PART I - BACKGROUND
- Foreword
- Introduction
- Aim of this document
- Rationale for changes in the United Nations Model Regulations
- Transmission of infection and risks in transport of infectious substances
- References

PART II - UNITED NATIONS MODEL REGULATIONS
- Key text of 13th edition of the United Nations Model Regulations with explanatory comments
- Annex 1
- Annex 2