Dangerous goods are elements that pose a risk to health and safety or that may cause damage to people, property or the environment, such as explosive objects, flammable gases and liquids or corrosive substances. In order to minimize or reduce this risk, the transport of dangerous goods must comply with strict conditions that are regulated by a series of international agreements for the different means of transport.
- ADR: European Agreement concerning the international transport of dangerous goods by road
- RID: Regulation that normalizes the international transport by rail of dangerous goods
- IMDG: International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code published by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
- OACI: International regulation on the air transport of dangerous goods
Classification of Dangerous Goods:
- Clase 1 Explosive materials and objects.
- Clase 2 Gases compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure.
- Clase 3 Flammable liquid substances.
- Clase 4.1 Flammable solids.
- Clase 4.2 Matter susceptible to spontaneous inflammation.
- Clase 4.3 Matters that in contact with water emit flammable gases.
- Clase 5.1 Oxidizing substances.
- Clase 5.2 Organic peroxides.
- Clase 6.1 Toxic substances.
- Clase 6.2 Infectious substances.
- Clase 7 Radioactive materials.
- Clase 8 Corrosive substances.
- Clase 9 Diverse hazardous materials and objects.
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