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:
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
Fire arms or disassembled weapons, ammunition
Explosive materials, toxic gases
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
A more detailed list can be found in “Terms and conditions” available on Ecolet.