ADR Multilateral Agreements (MLAs)
Multilateral agreements or "temporary derogations" are agreements between contracting parties to ADR. These may provide temporary derogations from certain provisions in ADR and may be initiated by any contracting party to facilitate the international transport of certain dangerous goods. Once agreed between two or more contracting parties they are published by the ADR Secretariat at the following link.
Irish industry may apply to the HSA to seek the application of any of the currently published derogations (MLAs) or to request a new MLA under the terms of ADR 1.5.1.Requests may be made by completing a Form for Application, which can be emailed to the Authority at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information on the co-signing or initiation of an MLA contact the HSA
Current MLAs signed by Ireland
Date of Expiry
Concerning the transport of UN2672 ammonia solution (between 19% and 35% ammonia) in IBCs
31 January 2022
31 January 2027
Carriage of US DOT approved pressure receptacles
29 May 2019
01 June 2023
Submission completed, thank you!