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Toxic and infectious substances

IMO classes for dangerous goods

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Toxic and infectious substances

Subclass 6.1: Poison

Toxic substances which are able to cause death or serious hazard to humans health during transportation.
Subclass 6.2: Biohazard

Infectious Substance material is known to contain or suspected of containing a pathogen. Infectious substances are substances which are known or are reasonably expected to contain pathogens. Pathogens are defined as micro-organisms (including bacteria, viruses, rickettsiae, parasites, fungi) and other agents such as prions, which can cause disease in humans or animals.

Class 1 - Explosives hazard
Class 2 - Gases: compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure
Class 3 - Flammable liquids
Class 4 - Flammable solids or substances
Class 5 - Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
Class 6 - Toxic and infectious substances
Class 7 - Radioactive substances
Class 8 - Corrosive substances
Class 9 - Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles
Other hazardous materials

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