IMO Class Dangerous Goods List

IMO Class Dangerous Goods -

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Class 6 - Toxic and infectious Substances 
SubClass 6.1 - Toxic substancesKnown to be toxic to humans so as to afford a hazard to health during transportation or is presumed to be toxic to humans because it falls within a toxic category when tested on laboratory animals. an irritating material such as tear gas that causes extreme irritation, especially in confined spaces.
SubClass 6.2 - Infectious substancesInfectious substances are substances which are known or are reasonably expected to contain pathogens. Pathogens are defined as micro-organisms (including bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, parasites, fungi) and other agents such as prions, which can cause disease in humans or animals.
Class 7 - Radioactive SubstancesAny quantity of packages bearing the RADIOACTIVE YELLOW III label (LSA-III). Some radioactive materials in "exclusive use" with low specific activity radioactive materials will not bear the label, however, the RADIOACTIVE placard is required.
Class 8 - CorrosivesFor the purpose of this subchapter "corrosive materials" (Class 8) means a liquid or solid that causes full thickness destruction of human skin at the site of contact within a specified period of time. A liquid that has a severe corrosion rate on steel or aluminum is also a corrosive material.
Class 9 - Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articlesA material which presents a hazard during transportation but which does not meet the definition of any other hazard class. This class includes: 1. Any material which has an anesthetic, noxious or other similar property which could cause extreme annoyance or discomfort to a flight crew member so as to prevent the correct performance of assigned duties; or 2. Any material for an elevated temperature material, a hazardous substance, a hazardous waste, or a marine pollutant.