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Sets out requirements and recommendations for the safe storage and handling, including disposal, of corrosive substances, i.e. substances that meet the Class 8 classification criteria of the ADG Code. The Standard may also apply to dangerous goods, other than those of Class 2, that have a Class 8 Subsidiary Risk assigned to them. A discussion of the hazards presented by corrosive substances and a bibliography of documents providing guidelines on the preparation of emergency plans are provided in appendices.