Dangerous Goods which are classed as Corrosives are substances which by chemical action degrade or disintegrate other materials upon contact.
There are no subdivisions within Class 8, Corrosive.
Reason For Regulation
Corrosive materials cause severe damage when in contact with living tissue or, in the case of leakage, damage or destroy surrounding materials.
Commonly Transported Types of Gas
Fuel cell cartridges
Fire extinguisher charges
Phenol / carbolic acid
Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE
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