Dangerous Goods Class 6 | Toxic and Infectious Substances - Aviation Professional

Saturday, 31 October 2020

Dangerous Goods Class 6 | Toxic and Infectious Substances


DG Class 6  , hazmat class 6 , imp code,  Toxic and Infectious Substances

The aim of this article on Aviation Professional website is to provide you with information about the Nine Dangerous Goods [ hazmat] Classes, Divisions, IMP codes, Hazmat placards and Examples. This article will be followed by many articles – in the future- to form a full awareness about the Dangerous Goods Regulations.

 

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In this article, I am going to explain to you the hazmat Class 6 Toxic and Infectious Substances.

 

Dangerous Goods Class 6 Toxic and Infectious Substances.

DG Class 6 is divided into two divisions:

●          Division 6.1   Toxic Substances

●          Division 6.2 Infectious Substances

 

Class No.

Division No.

Name of  Division

6

1

Toxic Substances

6

2

Infectious Substances

 

Division 6.1
Toxic Substances

Toxic substances are substances which are liable to cause death or injury or to harm human health if swallowed, inhaled or contacted by the skin.

 

Division

IATA IMP CODE

6.1

RPB

 

 

 

hazmat class 6 , division 6.1 placards
Hazmat 6.1 Placard

 
 

Example

Nicotine , UN 1654

 Are you smoker !!

 

Division 6.2

Infectious Substances

Are substances which are known or are reasonably expected to contain pathogens. Pathogens are defined as micro-organisms (including bacteria, viruses, parasites, fungi) and other agents such as prions, which can cause disease in humans or animals.

 

Division

IATA IMP CODE

6.2

RIS

 


hazmat class 6, division 6.2 ,Infectious Substances placard

Hazmat 6.2 Placard
  


Example

Biological Substances , Category B , UN 3373

 

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