IMO IMDG Classification Codes

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The International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) was developed as a uniform international code for the transport of dangerous goods by sea covering such matters as packing, container traffic and stowage, with particular reference to the segregation of incompatible substances.

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Dangerous goods are classified in different classes, to subdivide a number of these classes and to define and describe characteristics and properties of the substances, material and articles which would fall within each class or division. General provisions for each class or division are given. Individual dangerous goods are listed in the Dangerous Goods List, with the class and any specific requirements.
Substances (including mixtures and solutions) and articles subject to the provisions of this Code are assigned to one of the classes 1-9 according to the hazard or the most predominant of the hazards they present. Some of these classes are subdivided into divisions.
Many of the substances assigned to classes 1 to 9 are deemed as being marine pollutants. Certain marine pollutants have an extreme pollution potential and are identified as severe marine pollutants.

Date Created

2002-05

Last Modified

2012-09-04

Version

2012-09-04

Update Frequency

Never

Temporal Coverage

N/A

Spatial Coverage

World

Source

John Snow Labs => International Maritime Organization (IMO)

Source License URL

John Snow Labs Standard License

Source License Requirements

N/A

Source Citation

N/A

Keywords

Dangerous Goods, Maritime Classification, Explosives Transport, Gases Transport

Other Titles

International Maritime Dangerous Goods Classification, International Maritime Dangerous Goods Classification Codes

Name Description Type Constraints
UN_Classintegerrequired : 1 level : Nominal
Dangerous_GoodsDangerous Goodsstringrequired : 1
Dangerous_Goods_DivisionDangerous Goods Class divisionnumberrequired : 1 level : Nominal
Dangerous_Goods_ClassificationDangerous goods classificationstringrequired : 1
UN_ClassDangerous_GoodsDangerous_Goods_DivisionDangerous_Goods_Classification
2Gases2.3Toxic Gas
2Gases2.1Flamable Gas
3Flammable Liquid3Flammable Liquid
2Gases2.2Non-Flamable, non-toxic gas
8Corrosive substances8Corrosive substance
7Radioactive material7Radioactive Material
6Toxic and infectious substances6.1Toxic substance
5Oxidizers and organic peroxides5.2Organic peroxide
5Oxidizers and organic peroxides5.1Oxidising substance
6Toxic and infectious substances6.2Infectious substance