To ensure and avoid any delays in Importation and Clearance of Dangerous Goods into Dubai, DXB Air Freight requests all stations to verify the following credentials are provided from the customer.
Note: Additional certificates might be a requirement according to diverse class of chemical and toxic substances such as chemical analysis certificate and hazardous certificate and so on.
The IMO deals with various aspects of the regulation of international commercial shipping, encouraging cooperation among governments in a wide variety of technical matters. In addition, the agency supports high standards in maritime safety, promotes efficient navigation, and encourages the control and prevention of marine pollution.
|IMO Class||IMO Description|
|1.1||Substances and articles, which have a mass explosion hazard.|
|1.2||Substances and articles, which have a projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard.|
|1.3||Substances and articles which have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor
projection hazard or both, but not a mass explosion hazard.
|1.4||Substances and articles, which present no significant hazard.|
|1.5||Very insensitive substances, which have a mass explosion hazard.|
|1.6||Extremely insensitive articles which do not have a mass explosion hazard.|
|Class 2||Gases: Compressed, Liquefied or Dissolved under Pressure|
|Class 3||Flammable Liquids|
|Class 4||Flammable Solids or Substances|
|4.2||Substances liable to spontaneous combustion|
|4.3||Substances, which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases.|
|Class 5||Oxidizing Substances (agents) and Organic Peroxides|
|5.1||Oxidizing substances (agents) by yielding oxygen increase the risk and intensity of fire|
|5.2||Organic peroxides - most will burn rapidly and are sensitive to impact or friction|
|Class 6||Toxic and infectious Substances|
|Class 7||Radioactive Substances|
|Class 9||Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles *|
|MHB||Materials hazardous only in bulk **|
|* Marine pollutants which are not of an otherwise dangerous nature are listed in class 9|
|** The regulations for materials hazardous only in bulk are not applicable to these materials when they are carried in closed freight containers, however, many precautions may have to be observed|