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Simplified Classes of Hazardous Materials

The UN Model Regulations use a classification

system in which each dangerous substance or

article is assigned to a CLASS, depending on the

nature of the danger it presents.

There are 9 Classes, some of which

are sub-divided:

Class 1 Explosive substances

Class 2 2.1 Flammable gases

2.2 Non-flammable, non-toxic gases

2.3 toxic gases

Class 3 Flammable liquids

Class 4 4.1 Flammable solids

4.2 Spontaneously combustible

substances

4.3 Dangerous when wet substances

Class 5 5.1 Oxidising substances

5.2 Organic peroxides

Class 6 6.1 Toxic substances

6.2 Infectious substances

Class 7 Radioactive materials

Class 8 Corrosive substances

Class 9 Other dangerous substances

& articles

What's classed as

Dangerous?

Materials and substances

classed as are dangerous for

transport range from those that

present obvious risks, such as

explosives and fuming acids,

through to more frequently

encountered products such as

paints, solvents and pesticides.

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