Class 3 Dangerous Goods

Class 3 Dangerous Goods
Dangerous Goods which are classed as Flammable liquids are defined by dangerous goods regulations as: liquids, mixtures of liquids or liquids containing solids in solution or suspension which give off a flammable vapour (have a flash point) at temperatures of not more than 60-65°C, liquids offered for transport at temperatures at or above their flash point or substances transported at elevated temperatures in a liquid state and which give off a flammable vapour at a temperature at or below the maximum transport temperature.
Sub-Divisions
There are no subdivisions within Class 3.

Reason For Regulation
Flammable liquids are capable of posing serious hazards due to their volatility, combustibility and potential in causing or propagating severe conflagrations.

Commonly Transported Types
Acetone / acetone oils
Adhesives
Paints / lacquers / varnishes
Alcohols
Perfumery products
Gasoline / Petrol
Diesel fuel
Aviation fuel
Liquid bio-fuels
Coal tar / coal tar distillates
Petroleum crude oil
Petroleum distillates
Gas oil
Shale oil
Heating oil
Kerosene
Resins
Tars
Turpentine
Carbamate insecticides
Organochlorine pesticides
Organophosphorus pesticides
Copper based pesticides
Esters
Ethers
Ethanol
Benzene
Butanols
Dichloropropenes
Diethyl ether
Isobutanols
Isopropyls
Methanol
Octanes

Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE

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