Dangerous goods or hazardous materials are pure chemicals or harmful to people, animals or environment. These should be packed carefully by well-trained cargo handlers in order to avoid risk in transportation. The packaging of such substances have safety symbols in small square orange color.
Symbols applied to retail packing are:
The above symbols mention the nature of hazard and the actions have to be taken when swallowed or accidentally spilled.
Dangerous goods in transport:
Substances like Explosives, Gases, Flammable liquids chemicals, toxics, Radioactive substances, corrosives, acids, pesticides etc are dangerous for transportation. For these type of goods has its own rules and regulations for each mode of transportation(airways, waterways, railways, roadways) published by Social Council’s Committee of Experts on the transport of Dangerous Goods.
Depending upon its nature and danger UN Model Regulations classified into 9:
- Flammable Gases
- Non-flammable non-toxic gas
- Toxic gas
- Flammable solids
- Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
- Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
- Oxidizing agents
- Organic Peroxides
6.1 Toxic substances
6.2 Infectious substances
This includes asbestos, automotive airbags, lithium batteries etc.
Connect Cargo Pvt Ltd is a unit of Jayem Logistics specialized in Ocean and Freight Forwarding over the last ten years in India. Transportation of dangerous goods includes many risk factors as shipment will be sensitive to temperature, pressure and humidity if not handled properly. We are into packing, labeling, marking and documentation to make shipments hassle free. We are proud to have a record of no lost shipment in transit or no damage in transit. We are a member of IATA since 2007, and our rank in India has been steadily increasing.
Our services include:
- Pick-up, collection and storage of dangerous goods in our own warehouses all over India.
- Identification, labeling and marking according to rules and regulations
- Repacking of damaged goods and also member of IATA & MTO
- Value Added Services
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