Class 8 Dangerous Goods


Dangerous Goods which are classed as Corrosives are substances which by chemical action degrade or disintegrate other materials upon contact.
Sub-Divisions
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
Acids/acid solutions
Batteries
Battery fluid
Fuel cell cartridges
Dyes
Fire extinguisher charges
Formaldehyde
Flux
Paints
Alkylphenols
Amines
Polyamines
Sulphides
Polysulphides
Chlorides
Chlorosilanes
Bromine
Cyclohexylamine
Phenol / carbolic acid
Hydrofluoric acid
Hydrochloric acid
Sulfuric acid
Nitric acid
Sludge acid
Hydrogen fluoride
Iodine
Morpholine


Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE

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