What are the hazard classes and the division of dangerous goods?
The 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods
- Explosive materials (Class 1)
- Gases (Class 2)
- Flammable Liquids (Class 3)
- Flammable Solids (Class 4)
- Oxidising Substances and Organic Pesticides (Class 5)
- Toxic and Infections Substances (Class 6)
- Radioactive Materials (Class 7)
- Corrosive Materials (Class 8)
Which hazard classes are subdivided into divisions?
Some of these classes are subdivided into divisions:
- Class 1: Explosives.
- Class 2: Gases.
- Class 3: Flammable liquids.
- Class 4: Flammable solids; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; substances which, on contact with water, emit flammable gases.
- Class 5: Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides.
How many ADR classes are there?
There are nine classes, some with divisions, as follows. 4 Part 2 of ADR works through the categories in logical sequence. It sets out descriptions and criteria in some detail.
Which hazard classes are not subdivided into divisions?
Class 9: Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances and Articles There are no sub-divisions for Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods.
How many divisions are there in Class 4?
Class 4 has three divisions: flammable solids, substances liable to spontaneous combustion, and water reactive substances.
What is a Class 3 hazard classification?
Class 3 dangerous goods are flammable liquids with flash points no more than 60 celcius degrees. It covers liquid substances, molten solid substances with a flash point above 60 celcius degrees and liquid desensitized explosives.
Does Class 3 have divisions?
Some of the classes can be further divided into divisions, e.g., Class 1, while others do not have sub-divisions, e.g., Class 3.
How many divisions are in Class 3 flammable liquids?
There are three divisions: flammable gases, non-flammable and non-toxic gases, and toxic gases.
Why are some hazard classes further divided into divisions?
Some hazard classes are further subdivided into hazard divisions due to their wide scopes.
What are goods for Class 4?
The following goods are classified under Class 4: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions, fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants, candles and wicks for lighting. Class 3 includes mainly includes industrial oils, greases, fuels and illuminants.
What are the rules of hazard classification in ADR?
5 All relevant hazards have to be determined (ADR 188.8.131.52). There is a hierarchy of classification (ADR 184.108.40.206.3) and there are rules about choosing the most appropriate entry and hence UN number (ADR 3.1.2).
Why is ADR important for the transport of hazardous materials?
Of all types of road transport, the transport of hazardous materials is undoubtedly one of the most complicated ones. Thanks to agreements such as ADR, we can be sure that these materials will be transported properly, without endangering the health and life of unauthorized persons and the environment.
What are the divisions of Class 2 hazardous materials?
Divisions of class 2 Division Primary hazard 2.1 Flammable gases 2.2 Non-flammable, non toxic gases 2.3 Toxic gases
What is the ADR code for dangerous goods?
See ADR at 220.127.116.11 and 18.104.22.168.10. This means that all dangerous goods, not just those directly assigned UN 3077 (solids) or UN 3082 (liquids), meeting the relevant criteria will be regarded as environmentally hazardous substances and required to show the “dead fish and tree” mark.