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Class 6 Dangerous Goods Toxic Substances and Infectious Substances

By Little Pro on 2016-01-07 Views:  Update:2018-03-12

Class 6 dangerous goods are toxic substances and infectious substances. There are 2 sub-divisions:

  • Division 6.1: Toxic substances
  • Division 6.2: Infectious substances

Usually chemicals which are classified as acute toxicity category 1, 2 and 3 under GHS belong to class 6.1 dangerous goods.

Class 6 Dangerous Goods Examples

Commonly transported class 6 dangerous goods include cyanides, lead compounds, phenol, cresols, some pesticides, biological samples and clinical wastes.

Class 6 Dangerous Goods Label

The picture below shows hazard symbols for Class 6 dangerous goods. More info about the marking and labelling of dangerous goods can be found here.

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