Dangerous Goods Classifications to Help With Your Hazardous Cargo Shipping.

DANGEROUS GOODS CLASSIFICATION

DG sticker symbol Group Description
Class 1 : Explosives
best shipping company in dubai 1.1 Explosives with a mass explosion hazard example TNT, dynamite, nitroglycerine.
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best shipping company in dubai 1.3 Explosives with a fire, blast or projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard.
best shipping company in dubai 1.4 Minor fire or projection hazard (includes ammunition and most consumer fireworks).
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1.6 Extremely insensitive articles.
Class 2 : Gases
best shipping company in dubai 2.1 Flammable gas – gases which ignite on contact with an ignition source example acetylene, hydrogen.
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2.2 Non flammable gases – gases which are neither flammable nor poisonous example oxygen, nitrogen, neon.
best shipping company in dubai 2.3 Poisonous gases – gases liable to cause death or serious injury to human health if inhaled example fluorine, chlorine, hydrogen cyanide.
Class 3 : Flammable liquids
best shipping company in dubai 3.1 Highly flammable liquids with a boiling point below 35 degree Celsius example diethyl ether, carbon disulfide.
3.2 Flammable liquids with a flashpoint of less than 23 degree Celsius and boiling point above 35 degree Celsius example petrol, acetone.
best shipping company in dubai 3.3 Liquids with a flashpoint above 23 degree Celsius but not exceeding 61 degree Celsius and a boiling point greater than 35 degree Celsius example kerosene.
Class 4 : Flammable solids
best shipping company in dubai 4.1 Flammable solids which are easily ignited and readily combustible example nitrocellulose, magnesium, safety or strike-anywhere matches.
best shipping company in dubai 4.2 Spontaneously combustible substances example aluminium alkyls, white phosphorus.
best shipping company in dubai 4.3 Substances which emit a flammable gas when wet or react violently with water example sodium, calcium, potassium .
Class 5 : Oxidizing agents and organic peroxides
best shipping company in dubai 5.1 Oxidising agents other than organic peroxides example calcium hypochlorite, ammonium nitrate , hydrogen peroxide.
best shipping company in dubai 5.2 Organic peroxides ,either in liquid or solid form example benzoyl peroxides, cumene hydroperoxide.
Class 6 : Poisonous toxic and infectious substances
best shipping company in dubai 6.1 Poisonous substances which are liable to cause death or serious injury to human health if inhaled, swallowed or by skin absorption example potassium cyanide, mercuric chloride, hydrofluoric acid.
6.2 Biohazardous substances example virus cultures, pathology specimens, used intravenous needles.
Class 7 : Radioactive substances
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Class 9 : Miscellaneous dangerous substances
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