Classification under dangerous goods transport law is concerned with consigning a substance or object to a class on the basis of its properties.

1. Classes

The entire Section 2 of the RID/ADR deals with classification. It defines, together with the "Handbook on Tests and Criteria", how a substance is to be classified and which class it belongs to.

1Explosive substances and articles
3Flammable liquids
4.1Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitized explosives
4.2Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
4.3Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
5.1Oxidizing substances
5.2Organic peroxides
6.1Toxic substances
6.2Infectious substances
7Radioactive material
8Corrosive substances
9Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

2. Contact

Questions on packaging

Dipl.-Ing. Bernd-Uwe Wienecke
Tel.: +49 30 8104 - 3929

Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Nieruch
Tel.: +49 30 8104 - 3946