Class 6 Dangerous Goods

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.
Sub-Divisions
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
Medical/Biomedical waste
Clinical waste
Biological cultures / samples / specimens
Medical cultures / samples / specimens
Tear gas substances
Motor fuel anti-knock mixture
Dyes
Carbamate pesticides
Alkaloids
Allyls
Acids
Arsenates
Arsenites
Cyanides
Thiols/mercaptans
Cresols
Barium compounds
Arsenics / arsenic compounds
Beryllium/ beryllium compounds
Lead compounds
Mercury compounds
Nicotine / nicotine compounds
Selenium compounds
Antimony
Ammonium metavanadate
Adiponitrile
Chloroform
Dichloromethane
Hexachlorophene
Phenol
Resorcinol


Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE

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