UN Convention Against Illicit Traffic In Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances

The United Nations Convention Against Illicit Traffic In Narcotic Drugs And Psychotropic Substances through its Article 12 mandates the parties to convention to take necessary measures to prevent diversion of substances which can be used for illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances.

Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan
Counter Narcotics Police of Afghanistan (Photo credit: Defence Images)

There are two tables in the convention including chemicals which can be used in illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances. Below is the modified table including IMDG Code listing for certain substances which are also dangerous goods as per transport regulations.

 Those who are in manufacturing, import, export business and or in shipping and freight forwarding sector must keep in mind that transport of above  substances may require additional documents such as import/export permits through load/transit/transshipment/discharge ports.