Glossary

IMO classification

  • Hazardous goods

    Goods classified by the UN as potentially hazardous or dangerous to the health and safety of people, other living organisms, property and/or the environment.

  • Class 1

    Explosives

  • Class 2

    Gases

  • Class 3

    Flammable Liquids

  • Class 4.1

    Flammable Solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitized explosives

  • Class 4.2

    Substances liable to spontaneous combustion

  • Class 4.3

    Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases

  • Class 5.1

    Oxidizing substances - in themselves these are not necessarily combustible, but by yielding oxygen they may cause, or contribute to, the combustion of other material - StreamLines does NOT transport Calcium Hypochlorite

  • Class 5.2

    Organic peroxides - most will burn rapidly and are sensitive to impact or friction

  • Class 6.1

    Toxic substances

  • Class 6.2

    Infectious substances - StreamLines does NOT transport Class 6.2

  • Class 7

    Radioactive material - StreamLines does NOT transport Class 7

  • Class 8

    Corrosive substances - StreamLines does NOT transport Acid Fluids in reefer containers

  • Class 9

    Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

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