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Dangerous Goods Classifications

If you ship items by air, water, rail, public road, or "Private Vehicle" that qualify under any of the Department of Transportation (DOT) Dangerous Goods Classifications, you must complete the required training. Review the material below then proceed to the test:


Class 1: Explosives

Explosives 1.1A
Explosives 1.1L
Division 1.1 - Articles and substances having a mass explosion hazard
Explosives 1.2B
Explosives 1.2L
Division 1.2 - Articles and substances having a projection hazard, but not a mass explosion hazard
Explosives 1.3C
Explosives 1.3L
Division 1.3 - Articles and substances having a fire hazard, a minor blast hazard, and/or a minor projection hazard, but not a mass explosion hazard
Explosives 1.4B
Explosives 1.4S
Division 1.4 - Articles and substances presenting no significant hazard (explosion limited to package)
1.5 Blasting Agents D
Division 1.5 - Very insensitive substances having a mass explosion hazard
1.6 Explosives N
Division 1.6 - Extremely insensitive articles which do not have a mass explosion hazard

Class 2: Gas

Division 2.1 - Flammable Gas
Non-Flammable Gas
Division 2.2 - Non-flammable, non-toxic gas (under pressure, inert, etc.)
Poison Gas Sign
Division 2.3 - Toxic Gas

Class 3: Flammable Liquids (100 Degrees F or less open cup)


Class 4: Other Flammable Substances

Flammable Solid
Division 4.1 - Flammable Solid
Spontaneous Combustion
Division 4.2 - Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
Dangerous When Wet
Division 4.3 - Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases

Class 5: Oxidizing Substances and Organic Peroxides

Division 5.1 - Oxidizers
Organic Peroxides
Division 5.2 - Organic Peroxides

Class 6: Toxic (Poisonous) and Infectious Substances

Harmful Sign
Division 6.1 - Toxic Substances
Division 6.2 - Infectious Substances

Class 7: Radioactive Material

Division 7 - Radioactive Material

Class 8: Corrosives

Division 8 - Corrosives

Class 9: Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods

Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
Magnetized material
Elevated temperature goods
Dry ice
Environmentally hazardous substances
Life-saving appliances
Engines, internal combustion
Polymeric beads
Battery-powered equipment or vehicle
Zinc Dithonite