Dangerous Goods Specification
LABELS CLASS SUBSTANCES EXAMPLES/ UN No.
 
 
1.1
 
 
 
Substances & Articles which have a
mass explosion hazard
 
 
UN 0076
Dinitrophenol 1.1D
 
 
 
1.2
 
 
 
Substances & Articles which have a
projection hazard but not a mass
explosion hazard.
 
 
UN 0328
Cartridges for weapons, inert projectile 1.2C
 
 
 
1.3
 
 
 
Substances & Articles which have a fire
hazard and either a minor blast hazard
or a minor projection hazard or both,
but not a mass explosion hazard.
 
 
 
UN 0247 Ammunition, incendiary 1.3J
 
 
 
 
1.4
 
 
 
 
Substances & Articles which present no
significant hazard.
 
 
 
 
UN 0337 Fireworks 1.4S (Pyrotechnic articles
designed for entertainment)
 
 
 
 
1.5
 
 
 
 
Very insensitive substances which have a
mass explosion hazard.
 
 
 
 
UN 0482 Substances, explosive, very
insensitive 1.5D
 
 
 
 
1.6
 
 
 
 
Extremely insensitive articles which do not
have a mass explosion hazard.
 
 
 
 
UN 0486 Articles, explosive, extremely
insensitive 1.6N
 
 
 
 
2.1
 
 
 
 
Flammable gases
 
 
 
UN 1001 Acetylene, dissolved Heating will
cause a pressure rise with risk of bursting,
explosion and fire.
 
 
 
2.2
 
 
 
Non-flammable,
non-toxic gases
 
 
UN 1066 Nitrogen, compressed Heating will
cause a pressure rise with the risk of
bursting.
 
 
 
2.3
 
 
 
Toxic gasses
 
 
UN1017 Chlorine Heating will cause a
pressure rise with risk of bursting and toxic.
 
 
3.1
3.2
3.3
 
 
Flammable liquids, division into groups
according to flashpoint from -18° to +61° C.
 
3.1 1090 Acetone Flp. = .20°C
3.2 1294 Toluene Flp. = +7°C
3.3 1263 Paint Flp. = +32°C
Risk of fire and explosion by escape from
gases
 
 
4.1
 
 
 
Flammable Solids
 
 
 
UN 1338 Phosphorus, Red risk of fire.
 
 
 
 
4.2
 
 
 
Spontaneously combustible
 
 
UN1384 Sodium Dithionite Risk of fire. React
violently in contact with water
 
 
 
4.3
 
 
 
Dangerous when wet
 
 
UN1402 Calcium carbide. React violently in
contact with water
 
 
 
5.1
 
 
 
Oxidizing substances
 
 
UN 1456 Calcium Permanganate. Substances
promote combustion
 
 
 
5.2
 
 
 
Organic peroxides
 
UN3106 Organic peroxide, Type D, solid
Dibenzoyl Peroxide, Risk of explosion and fire
; protection for intensive warming, shock and
friction.
 
 
6.1
 
 
 
Toxic substances
 
 
UN1547 Aniline. Toxic if swallowed, by skin
contact or by inhalation.
 
 
 
6.2
 
 
 
Infectious substances
 
 
UN3291 Clinical waste, unspecified, high
community risk are micro organisms that
cause severe human or animal disease.
 
 
 
7
 
 
 
Radioactive materials,
cat. I
 
 
 
UN2981 Uranyl Nitrate, solid Schedule 5
 
 
 
 
7
 
 
 
Radioactive materials,
cat. II
 
 
 
UN 2976 Thorium Nitrate, solid Schedule 6
 
 
 
 
7
 
 
 
Radioactive materials,
cat. III
 
 
 
UN2979 Uranium Metal, pyrophoric Schedule
10
 
 
 
8
 
 
 
Corrosives
 
UN 1779 Formic Acid. Contact with a
relatively small quantity of water creates
violent reaction and other dangerous
substances
 
 
9
 
 
Miscellaneous dangerous substances and
articles
UN 2211 Polymeric Beads, expandable; Risk
of fire. Inhalation of harmful substances. In
risk of fire formation of extreme toxic or
water pollutant.
 
 
 
 
 
Marine Pollutant , MP
Marine pollutants are regulated of the
requirements by IMO. The marine pollutant
mark should be placed adjacent of the
dangerous goods label.
 
Fumigation warning sign
 
Marking of units which are carried under
fumigation. Warning signs are fitted on the
container door. Do not enter this cargo unit.
 
 
 
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