Dangerous Goods are articles or substances which are capable of posing a risk to health, safety, property, or the environment when transported by air. To ensure the safe transport of Dangerous Goods by air, requirements are set in place for both shippers / freight forwarders and air operators.
A list of Dangerous Goods has been drawn up by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in the ICAO Technical Instructions and classified as follows:
||Flammable solids; substances liable to spontaneous combustion; substances which, in contact with water, emits flammable gases
||Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
||Toxic and infectious substances
||Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles, including environmentally hazardous substances
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