Backman-Trummer Group

IMDG Classification

International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) code was developed for the transport of dangerous goods by sea and storage at the harbor. Dangerous goods are classified as follows:

CLASS 1 -    EXPLOSIVES

CLASS 2 -    GASES

CLASS 3 -    FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS

CLASS 4 -    FLAMMABLE SOLIDS;

CLASS 5 -    OXIDIZING SUBSTANCES AND ORGANIC PEROXIDES

CLASS 6 -    TOXIC AND INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES

CLASS 7 -    RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL

CLASS 8 -    CORROSIVE SUBSTANCES

CLASS 9 -    MISCELLANEOUS DANGEROUS SUBSTANCES AND ARTICLES

MARINE POLLUTANTS

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