Category 1.1.

Substances and articles which have a mass explosion hazard. Example: TNT, heating element, nitroglycerin, ammonal, granitol.

Category 1.2.

Substances and articles which have a projection hazard but no mass explosion hazard. Example: hand grenades, rockets, shells, ammunition, detonating cord, detonators, blasting caps, aviation bombs, torpedoes, mines.

Category 1.3.

Substances and articles which have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor projection hazard or both, but do not have a mass explosion hazard. Example: gunpowder, powder boosters, solid rockets, fireworks, pyrotechnic compositions, igniter cord.

Category 1.4.

Substances and articles that do not pose a significant hazard. Example: rifle cartridges, industrial charges, construction cartridges, squibs, capsules.

Category 1.5.

Very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard.

Category 1.6.

Extremely insensitive articles that do not have a mass explosion hazard.

Category 2.1.

Flammable gases. Example: gas lighters, compressed and liquefied gases in cylinders or Dewars: hydrogen, propane, butane, varnishes and deodorants in aerosol packaging.

Category 2.2.

Non-flammable non-toxic gases. Example: compressed and liquefied cooled gases in cylinders or Dewar vessels: air, carbon dioxide, nitrogen, oxygen.

Category 2.3.

Toxic gases. Example: chlorine, mustard gas.

Example: gasoline, kerosene, solvents, acetone, dichloroethane, varnishes, oil paints, niroenamels, primers, printing inks, printer inks, polishes, driers, washes, solvents, alcohol-based beverage flavors, tinctures, sealants, esters, adhesives based on organic solvents, cosmetic lotions, colognes, perfumes, toilet water, nail polishes, fir oil.

Category 4.1.

Flammable solids, self-reactive and similar substances and desensitized explosives. Example: any metal powders, coated aluminum powder, magnesium, matches, sparklers.

Category 4.2.

Substances capable of spontaneous combustion. Example: white or yellow phosphorus, napalm, fishmeal, charcoal, activated charcoal, cotton.

Category 4.3.

Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases. Example: calcium carbide, sodium, uncoated aluminum powder.

Category 5.1.

Oxidizing agents. Example: ammonium nitrate fertilizer, ammonium nitrate, potassium nitrate, calcium chlorate, bleach, hydrogen peroxide.

Category 5.2.

Organic peroxides. Example: tert-butyl hydroperoxide, white paint components, some hardeners.

Category 6.1.

Poisonous (toxic) substances that can cause poisoning by inhalation (fumes, dust), ingestion or contact with the skin.

Category 6.2.

Substances and materials containing pathogens that are dangerous to humans and animals.

Example: isotopes for diagnostic and treatment purposes, flaw detector heads, calibration sources, gamma ray logging tools.

Category 8.1.


Category 8.2.


Category 8.3.

Miscellaneous caustic and corrosive substances. Example: batteries, battery electrolytes, sulfuric, hydrochloric, acetic and other acids, food acids, beverage concentrates, fruit essences, caustic soda, caustic potash, mercury, laboratory test systems.

Category 9.1.

Solid and liquid combustible substances and materials that by their properties do not belong to the 3rd and 4th classes, but under certain conditions can be dangerous in terms of fire (flammable liquids with a flash point of +61 to +100C in a closed vessel, fibers and other similar materials).

Category 9.2.

Substances that become caustic and corrosive under certain conditions. Example: asbestos, garlic sauce, life rafts, internal combustion engines, lawn mowers, mini tractors, motorcycles, scooters, outboard motors, snowmobiles, jet skis, automobiles, food additives, extracts, lithium batteries, polymer granules, solid carbon dioxide (dry ice), magnetized material, magnetrons, unshielded permanent magnets without installed anchors, loudspeakers.