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PACKAGING STANDARDS COMMITTEE [2 records]

Record 1 2011-11-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Organizations, Administrative Units and Committees
  • Packaging Standards and Regulations
OBS

The Packaging Standards Committee has been around for a long time --- Only you may have known it as the Freight Classification Committee of the Canadian Freight Association. We have taken on a brand new name and joined the Railway Association of Canada. The Packaging Standards Committee is comprised of professionals form the Damage Prevention and Freight Claims Services of the Member Railroads as well as a representative member of the RAC who is Chairman of the Committee.

OBS

The prime objective of PSC is to ensure goods shipped by rail in Canada are reasonably packaged for safe transportation to their destination.

Key term(s)
  • Railway Packaging Standards of Canada

French

Domaine(s)
  • Organismes, unités administratives et comités
  • Réglementation et normalisation (Emballages)

Spanish

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Record 2 1989-07-01

English

Subject field(s)
  • Titles of Documents and Works
  • Packaging Standards and Regulations
  • Freight Service (Rail Transport)
OBS

The successful completion of these tests will result in official certification through publication in Railway Packaging Standards of Canada RAC-6000 (formerly CFC-6000), which is accepted by the rail transportation industry in North America. In fact, RAC-6000 is used as a reference by many shippers regardless of the mode of transportation. (TCN-MEMO-3).

Key term(s)
  • Packaging Standards Committee

French

Domaine(s)
  • Titres de documents et d'œuvres
  • Réglementation et normalisation (Emballages)
  • Trafic marchandises (Transport par rail)

Spanish

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