Carriage of dangerous goods – regulations for Ecolet service

The new agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) has been in force since January 2021.

Dangerous goods – where can I find a list?

Classification of hazardous goods can be found below:

Class 1 Explosive substances and articles

  • Class 2 Gases, including compressed, liquified, and dissolved under pressure gases and vapors
    • Flammable gases (e.g. butane, propane, acetylene)
    • Non-flammable and non-toxic, likely to cause asphyxiation (e.g. nitrogen, CO2) or oxidisers (e.g. oxygen)
    • Toxic (e.g. chlorine, phosgene)
  • Class 3 Flammable liquids
  • Class 4.1 Flammable solids, self-reactive substances, and solid desensitized explosives
  • Class 4.2 Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
  • Class 4.3 Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
  • Class 5.1 Oxidizing substances
  • Class 5.2 Organic peroxides
  • Class 6.1 Toxic substances
  • Class 6.2 Infectious substances
  • Class 7 Radioactive material
  • Class 8 Corrosive substances
  • Class 9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

In this article you will also find a link to download the current content of the ADR Agreement:

https://unece.org/transport/publications/agreement-concerning-international-carriage-dangerous-goods-road-adr-2021

Carriage of hazardous goods – how to order service in Ecolet?

Due to the nature of the transport of hazardous materials, the service cannot be ordered through Ecolet.

Other prohibited objects and goods for transportation

Dead or alive animals

Human remains, including Ashes

Human organs

Fire arms or disassembled weapons, ammunition

Explosive materials, toxic gases

Perishable goods

Waste

Precious stones, precious metals jewleries, precious metals bars

Valuable goods (furs, watches, paintings, sacred images, collection coins etc)

Money, cheques, credit cards, postal stamps, valid phone cards

Art pieces and antiquities

Car batteries

Drugs

Tabacco

A more detailed list can be found in “Terms and conditions” available on Ecolet.