A dangerous good (also known as hazardous material or hazmat) is any substance or material that is capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, and property when transported in commerce. For more information on Dangerous goods codes contact us today or follow us on Facebook for updated information.
How many types of dangerous goods are there?
There are 9 classes of dangerous goods as outlined in the Australian Dangerous Goods Code. Dangerous goods are classed according to their physical and chemical properties — and the risks that they present. Classes range from Class 1 Explosives to Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Substances and Articles.