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TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE (DANGEROUS GOODS BY RAIL) REGULATION 2008 No. 426 - SECT 32

32 UN classes, UN divisions and categories of dangerous goods

In this regulation, the UN class, UN division or category of particular dangerous goods is--

(a) if a determination that the goods are of a particular UN class, UN division or category is in effect--the UN class, UN division or category stated in the determination; or
(b) otherwise--the UN class, UN division or category for the goods worked out using the ADG Code.
Notes--
1 There are 9 classes of dangerous goods under the UN classification system and some of the classes are divided into divisions and some of the divisions are divided into categories. For example, UN division 6.2 (infectious substances) is divided into--
(a) category A (substances transported in a form that, if exposure occurs, can cause permanent disability or life-threatening or fatal disease to humans or animals); and
(b) category B (others).
2 For the UN class or UN division for dangerous goods listed in the dangerous goods list, see column 3 of the list and any special provision of chapter 3.3 of the ADG Code applied to the goods under column 6 of the list.
3 For the category of dangerous goods listed in the dangerous goods list, see part 2 of the ADG Code and any special provision of chapter 3.3 of the code applied to the goods under column 6 of the list.


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