Dangerous Goods Class 9 | Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods Substances and Articles - Aviation Professional

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

Dangerous Goods Class 9 | Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods Substances and Articles

Hazmat Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods


In this article I will give you an idea about the ninth class of dangerous goods, it is a miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, including environmentally hazardous substances. It is defined as any substances and articles which during transport present a danger or hazard not covered by other dangerous goods classes.

 

Class No.

Division No.

Class Name

9

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Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, lithium batteries and environmentally hazardous substances.



  Class  

IATA IMP CODE

       9

RMD/RSB

 

 

Hazmat Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods

 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods Hazard Label


These include Aviation regulated solids or liquids, where materials may have irritating, noxious or other properties which could cause extreme annoyance of discomfort to crew members preventing them from performing their duties.

Ex. Asbestos, Garlic Oil, Life Rafts, Internal Combustion Engines, Vehicles

Also, the substances and articles of hazmat class 9 include as example:

 1- Carbon dioxide, solid ( Dry Ice, UN 1083)

 

  Class  

IATA IMP CODE

       9

ICE

 

 

  


Carbon dioxide, solid/ dry ice has a temperature of -79 °C. when dry ice is sublimated it produces a gas heavier than air which in an enclosed area and in large quantities can lead to suffocation.

 

2- Lithium Batteries

 

  Class  

IATA IMP CODE

       9

RLI, RLM ,ELI , ELM

 

 

 

Lithium Batteries hazmat placard
Lithium Batteries Hazard Label

Lithium batteries present both chemical and electrical hazards where under certain conditions, this may lead to ignition of a fire as well as provide fuel for a fire caused by conditions unrelated to the batteries.

 

3- Magnetized Material

 

  Class  

IATA IMP CODE

       9

MAG

 

 

Magnetized Material hazmat placard
Magnetized Material Hazard Label


These materials have relatively high magnetic field strength.

 

4- Environmentally Hazardous Substances

 

  Class  

IATA IMP CODE

       9

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Environmentally Hazardous Substances Hazmat Placard

Environmentally Hazardous Substances Hazard Label


Any substances meeting the criterial in UN model regulation or that meet national or international regulation stablished by appropriate national authority in the state of origin, transit or destination of the consignment.

Hazmat class 9, miscellaneous dangerous goods present many potential hazards to health and safety, infrastructure, and the environment. Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles may be in UN Packing Group II or III, or have no Packing Group.

 

 

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