Last reviewed 1 August 2022

Amendments to the Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) adopted in 2020, 2021 and 2022 by the Working Party on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (WP.15) were notified to the ADR Contracting Parties on 6 July 2022.

ADR 2023 will come into force on 1 January 2023 for voluntary use, becoming mandatory on 1 July 2023.

The amendments still need to be formally adopted but the proposed changes can be found on the UNECE website in the consolidated lists of amendments documents — ECE/TRANS/WP.15/256 and Corrs 1-2 and ECE/TRANS/WP.15/256/Add.1.

Further details on the changes can be viewed in our feature article here.