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Class 1 Dangerous Goods Explosive Substances and Articles

Little Pro on 2016-01-07 Views:  Update:2018-10-17

Class 1 dangerous goods are explosive substances and articles. There are 6 sub-divisions:

  • Division 1.1: Substances and articles which have a mass explosion hazard
  • Division 1.2: Substances and articles which have a projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard
  • Division 1.3: Substances and articles which have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor projection hazard or both
  • Division 1.4: Substances and articles which present no significant hazard; only a small hazard in the event of ignition or initiation during transport with any effects largely confined to the package
  • Division 1.5: Very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard
  • Division 1.6: Extremely insensitive articles which do not have a mass explosion hazard

Class 1 Dangerous Goods Examples & Labels

Commonly transported Class 1 Dangerous Goods include ammunitions, fireworks, air bag inflactors and fuse, etc.

Class 1 Dangerous Goods Label

The picture below shows the hazard symbols (label) for Class 1 dangerous goods. More info about the marking and labelling of dangerous goods can be found here.

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