Transporting quick release valve assemblies

Adds information about quick release valve assemblies for fire protection systems to dangerous goods regulations (exception notice 31) until 31 December 2018.


Notice number 31 (revision 2)

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This exception notice recognises the construction and transportation of quick release valve assemblies used in fire protection systems.

It came into effect on 2 July 2015 and remains valid until 31 December 2018 unless otherwise revoked.

The Department for Transport can issue exception notices to the dangerous goods regulations, which include the recognition of certain standards.

Published 2 July 2015
Last updated 17 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. First revision of carriage of dangerous goods exception notice 31.
  2. First published.