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What are Dangerous Good?

What are Dangerous Good?

Dangerous goods are substances or articles that pose a risk 
to people, property or the environment, due 
to chemical or physical properties.
  • In order to carry dangerous goods safely, certain principles 

  • must be adopted that prevent the aircraft and its occupants 
  • from being put at risk.
  • it must comply with The UnitedNations (UN) nine hazard classes for dangerous goods.
1. Explosive materials

not usually shipped by air , They cover substances that have 
an explosion hazard, explosions that may project fragments and firebrands, and fire hazards.
2. Gases

include flammable gases, toxic gases and gases that are 
neither flammable or toxic such as helium and oxygen.
3. Flammable Liquids

comprises liquids or mixtures of liquids that will give off 
flammable vapours at specific temperatures and have a flash 
point of not more than 60.5 degrees Celsius / 140.9 degrees 
Fahrenheit.
4. Flammable Solids
include highly flammable solids, solids that are likely to 

spontaneously and substances that, if they come into contact with water, emit flammable gases.
In order to carry dangerous goods safely, certain principles 
must be adopted that prevent the aircraft and its occupants 
from being put at risk.
it must comply with The UnitedNations (UN) nine hazard 
classes for dangerous goods.


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