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.
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
Paints / lacquers / varnishes
Gasoline / Petrol
Coal tar / coal tar distillates
Petroleum crude oil
Copper based pesticides
Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE
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