Toxic substances are those which are liable either to cause death or serious injury or to harm human health if swallowed, inhaled or by skin contact, Infectious substances are those which are known or can be reasonably expected to contain pathogens. Dangerous goods regulations define pathogens as microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, parasites and fungi, or other agents which can cause disease in humans or animals.
6.1: Toxic substances6.2: Infectious substances
Reason For Regulation
Toxic and infectious substances can pose significant risks to human and animal health upon contact.
Commonly Transported Types of Gas
Biological cultures / samples / specimens
Medical cultures / samples / specimens
Tear gas substances
Motor fuel anti-knock mixture
Arsenics / arsenic compounds
Beryllium/ beryllium compounds
Nicotine / nicotine compounds
Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE
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