CLASS 2 – GASES
Gases are defined by dangerous goods regulations as substances which have a vapour pressure of 300 kPa or greater at 50°c or which are completely gaseous at 20°c at standard atmospheric pressure, and items containing these substances. The class encompasses compressed gases, liquefied gases, dissolved gases, refrigerated liquefied gases, mixtures of one or more gases with one or more vapours of substances of other classes, articles charged with a gas and aerosols.
Reason for Regulation
Gases are capable of posing serious hazards due to their flammability, potential as asphyxiants, ability to oxidize and/or their toxicity or corrosiveness to humans.
Commonly Transported Explosives
- Compressed air
- Hydrocarbon gas-powered devices
- Fire extinguishers
- Gas cartridges
- Fertilizer ammoniating solution
- Insecticide gases
- Refrigerant gases
- Acetylene / Oxyacetylene
- Carbon dioxide
- Helium / helium compounds
- Hydrogen / hydrogen compounds
- Oxygen / oxygen compounds
- Nitrogen / nitrogen compounds
- Natural gas
- Oil gas
- Petroleum gases
- Dimethyl ether
- Propene / propylene
DGI are proficient in handling explosives, Class 1 Dangerous Goods. DGI have the ability to service all customer requests pertaining to the logistics of explosives; packing, packaging, compliance, freight forwarding and training.
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