DANGEROUS GOODS

We have been preparing dangerous goods for air transport for nearly 20 years, together with filling out the accompanying dangerous goods declaration, with a short deadline. We will properly pack your products classified as dangerous goods and prepare the relevant documentation.

The transport of dangerous goods requires high attention

Preparing for the transport of dangerous goods requires specific professional knowledge. Internatonal legislation may change year by year, which is not easy to apprehend and keep track of at all.

Entrust a professional staff with the packaging of dangerous goods

The transport of dangerous goods is a real challenge for companies, as in such cases they can't allow even the tiniest possibility of error.

If the packaging is damaged, torn or punctured, and the product enters or comes into contact with air, it may result in such unforeseeable consequences as endangering the safety of others. Some packaging, even when empty, is a risk factor for the environment, so due care should also be taken when it is destroyed or recycled.


Serious damage and even a financial penalty may result from failure to pay due attention for the right packaging and documentation when
transporting dangerous goods.

Dangerous goods packaging with decades of experience.

 

International regulations

IATA

the International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Rule ,which specifies, i.a. the hazardous substances that may be transported by air ,and substances the transport of which is prohibited or subject to certain restrictions.

ADR

the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road, which includes, i. a., strict restrictions on packaging materials and the most important safety requirements.

RID

Regulations concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail, which lays down, i. a., requirements for the inspection of dangerous goods and packaging instructions.

IMDG

the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code, which includes, i. a., key conceptual definitions and rules for the use of transport units.

Classification of dangerous goods

Does your product also qualify as dangerous goods?

Antiseptic, cell phones, refrigerators, nail polish, paint, fertilizer and air freshener.

Which of these is classified as dangerous goods?

All of them!

Dangerous goods are clearly defined transport category. The goods are classified in nine major classes, depending on the type of damage they cause, such as flammable gases, organic peroxides, corrosive or infectious substances.

Instead of reading and interpreting thousands of pages of rules,

why not leave it to professionals?

Did you know?

In all cases, it is the responsibility of the consignor to package and label the dangerous goods in accordance with the regulations and fill in the relevant documents.


Packaging dangerous goods - high expectations, strict restrictions

The primary protection of the goods and the environment is provided by the packaging itself, both externally and internally. The material, type, size and load limits of the packaging of dangerous goods shall be subject to strict restrictions. Depending on the level of hazard, there are different packaging groups ( I. II. and III.), which must be indicated on the consignment!

Packaging materials must undergo a specific type-examination, which is necessary for them to be authorised by the Competent Authority, i.e. Technical Safety Oversight.


Mandatory markings-these must not be missing from the packaging!

The followings shall be indicated in a clearly visible and legible manner, in a durable and clearly recognisable form, with labels and markings:

  • the UN number, the code of the packaging material and its type
  • packing group
  • the hazard label
  • the labels for handling and hazard characteristics

is massively resistant to various physical and mechanical stresses and other effects

is well-planned, well thought out, yet cost-effective

does not allow damage to the contents of the packaging or to the outside environment during transport or storage

uses only UN certified materials and instruments

adapts to all specific legislation and ensures smooth control

it has the necessary markings and additional labels, which makes handling and identification easier

Dangerous goods packaging - full administration

Using 100% compliant certified packaging:
• we will safely pack your shipment
• we mark the packaging with different labels and markings
• we also provide the shipper’s declaration for dangerous good

Packaging materials

Qualified Boxes - We are at the disposal of our customers with qualified boxes.

LABELLING
The name in the first part of the marking is the material code (type and material) of the packaging itself. 4G, meaning corrugated sheet box and 4GV, in which ' V ' means special combined packaging material. According to the degree of danger, three packaging groups are distinguished: I. very dangerous goods, II. moderately dangerous goods, III. less dangerous goods. The different letters (X, Y, Z) represent these groups and also refer to the type of tests performed successfully. X: in case of packaging groups I, II and III, Y: in case of packaging groups II and III, Z: only in case of packaging group III.

GROSS WEIGHT
This is the total weight, i.e. the total weight of the actual goods (net weight) and the packaging material. The consignment does not exceed the gross weight indicated on the labelling.

EXTERNAL SIZE
Outer dimensions of the box, length (longer, closing side) x width (perpendicular to the length) x height (from the bottom of the box to the opening part of the box) specified in parameters.
Boxes
We recommend our packaging service to all companies who:
  • are involved in the transport of dangerous goods and need professional help
  • do not want to "gamble," but do want to play safe
  • consider reliability, short deadlines and quality service important on the part of their packaging partners
  • they only trust a firm with a long history where colleagues have the appropriate professional qualifications and experience
Transporting dangerous goods is not to be trifled with!
Get our professional help!

CONTACT PERSON

 Robert Homa

 sales director
IATA specialist

E-mail: robert.homa@strapa-pack.hu

Mobile: +36 70 619 4082