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Dangerous Goods

Shipping Dangerous Goods (DG) is complicated. International transport regulations in this field are extensive and cover everything from shipping related stages and elements to chemical tables regarding contents. Our Operations staff holds all relevant DG certificates.

Not everyone is aware of what is classified as dangerous or hazardous, a good example are laptops or smart phones which containing lithium batteries and thus can be classified as hazardous.

Unsure how to go about it?
YSDS will take care of everything to ensure safe and timely transports, from providing correct packaging to creating the Dangerous Goods declarations.

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Handle with care

Dangerous or hazardous goods are solids, liquids or gases that can harm people or other living organisms, property or the environment.They are subject to chemical regulations and include materials that are

  • radioactive
  • flammable
  • explosive
  • corrosive
  • oxidizing
  • asphyxiating
  • biohazardous
  • toxic
  • pathogenic
  • allergenic

Danger in every corner

Regarding more specific goods that may be classified as dangerous are:

  • aerosols
  • containers holding liquids and/or chemicals
  • devices including lithium batteries
  • engines
  • equipmet including lithium batteries
  • fuel tanks & systems
  • lighters
  • magnetic material
  • paint
  • power supplies (banks/packs)

Nine main classes of Dangerous Goods

  1. Explosives
  2. Gases
  3. Flammable liquids
  4. Flammable solids
  5. Oxidizing substances
  6. Toxic and infectious substances
  7. Radioactive material
  8. Corrosives
  9. Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods

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