Class 9 Dangerous Goods

Dangerous Goods which are classed as Miscellaneous are substances and articles which during transport present a danger or hazard not covered by other classes. This class encompasses, but is not limited to, environmentally hazardous substances, substances that are transported at elevated temperatures, miscellaneous articles and substances, genetically modified organisms and micro-organisms and (depending on the method of transport) magnetized materials and aviation regulated substances.


There are no subdivisions within Class 9.

Reason For Regulation

Miscellaneous dangerous goods present a wide array of potential hazards to human health and safety, infrastructure and/ or their means of transport.

Commonly Transported Types

  1. Dry ice / cardice / solid carbon dioxide
  2. Expandable polymeric beads / polystyrene beads
  3. Ammonium nitrate fertilizers
  4. Blue asbestos / crocidolite
  5. Lithium ion batteries
  6. Lithium metal batteries
  7. Battery powered equipment
  8. Battery powered vehicles
  9. Fuel cell engines
  10. Internal combustion engines
  11. Vehicles
  12. Magnetized material
  13. Dangerous goods in apparatus
  14. Dangerous goods in machinery
  15. Genetically modified organisms
  16. Genetically modified micro-organisms
  17. Chemical kits
  18. First aid kits
  19. Life saving appliances
  20. Air bag modules
  21. Seatbelt pretensioners
  22. Plastics moulding compound
  23. Castor bean plant products
  24. Polychlorinated biphenyls
  25. Polychlorinated terphenyls
  26. Dibromodifluoromethane
  27. Benzaldehyde

Classifications of all dangerous goods can be found HERE

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