For more detailed information please refer to the IMDG CODE, the Shipping Lines Directives, for the acceptance of Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants, or contact the DANGEROUS GOODS DEPARTMENT in Rotterdam.
Please Note: New printed labels of IMO classes 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 are without text.
For maritime transport these goods, materials or articles are classified and further divided
|Class 2||Gases: Compressed, Liquefied or Dissolved under Pressure.|
|Class 3||Flammable Liquids|
|Class 4||Flammable Solids or Substances|
|Class 5||Oxidizing Substances (agents) and Organic Peroxides.|
|Class 6||Toxic and Infectious Substances|
|Class 9||Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances and Articles *|
|MHB||Materials Hazardous only in Bulk **|
Marine pollutants which are not of an otherwise dangerous nature are listed in class 9.*
* The regulations for materials hazardous only in bulk are not applicable to these materials when they are carried in closed freight containers, however, many precautions may have to be observed.