Latest IMO list of provisional categorisation of liquid substances (MEPC.2/Circ.13) now available

The latest IMO MEPC.2 Circular (issued annually on 17 December) MEPC.2/Circ.13 is now available. As many of the members are aware, the MEPC.2 Circulars includes the new pollution categories and carriage requirements for numerous substances under the revised MARPOL Annex II.

 

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The following is a summary of the information contained in the Annexes of MEPC.2/Circ.13 :

Annex 1: List 1: Pure or technically pure products.

Annex 2: List 2: Pollutant only mixtures containing at least 99% by weight of components already assessed by IMO.

Annex 3: List 3: (Trade-named) mixtures containing at least 99% by weight of components already assessed by IMO, presenting safety hazards.

Annex 4: List 4: Pollutant only mixtures containing one or more components, forming more than 1% by weight of the mixture, which have not yet been assessed by IMO.

Annex 5: List 5: Substances not shipped in pure form but as components in mixtures.

Annex 6: Synonyms for vegetable oils.

Annex 7: Country abbreviations.

Annex 8: Tripartite contact addresses.

Annex 9: Manufacturers authorised to conduct pollutant-only assessments by calculation.

Annex 10: Cleaning additives.

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