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AIR - ROAD - SEA - SAFETY

Class 8

Corrosives

The main characteristics of class 8 are that it eats trough metal and skin, thus posing a serious risk to staff and equipment, when a shipment gets damaged


Aircraft are primarily made of aluminum which is hight sensitive to corrosive material thus it is imperative that such substances are packaged and handled correctly

 

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Sub-Divisions

There are no subdivision within Class 8.







Common Examples

Coca-Cola concentrate (phosphoric Acid) peak over the counter at McDonald's next time and you'll the class 8 label.

Acid Batteries

Drain cleaners

Any acid is a corrosive material but may not be corrosive enough to be classified as DG for transport.

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