When booking shipment, you as a sender need to be aware of the dangerous substances your shipment might contain.
For the transport of dangerous goods, Jetpak must comply with both national regulations and international requirements through various transport rules.
The sender must, among other things, ensure that all packaging requirements are met, with both labeling and packaging.
You can only send a selection of dangerous goods via Jetpak. If you want to book a transportation that contains dangerous goods, please do it via Jetpak's customer service / +32-2-300 24 24.
Our customer service will inform you about the different restrictions and transportation alternatives for your shipment.
DANGEROUS GOODS - CLASSIFICATION
Flammable liquids and solids
|Fuel, lighters, refills,
|Acids, poisons, bleach,
|Camping gas, portable gas stove|
Other hazardous materials
|Firearms, ammunition, gun-powder, mace, tear-gas, pepper spray||Spray cans, butane fuel, scuba tanks, propane tanks, co2 cartridges||Lithium metal batteries, lithium ion batteries, wet cell batteries||Dry ice, asbestos, adhesives|
DANGEROUS GOODS BY AIR
Air transportation is regulated by ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR.
IATA is requires specific competence to handle and register dangerous goods shipments. It is therefore you can only send a selection of dangerous goods via Jetpak.
handling and acceptance of dangerous goods (DG) is limited to the following products and articles:
- UN 1845 Dry Ice (Carbon Dioxide Solid)
- UN 3373 Biological Substance, Category B
- UN 3481 Lithium ion batteries contained in equipment (PI 967 section II)
- UN 3481 Lithium ion batteries packed with equipment (PI 966 section II)
- UN 3091 Lithium metal batteries contained in equipment (PI 970 section II)
- UN 3091 Lithium metal batteries packed with equipment (PI 969 section II)
All chemicals left for transport must be accompanied by a product sheet "Material Safety Data Sheet" (MSDS) to determine if the product is dangerous goods or not.
Loose batteries and power banks are prohibited (UN3090 OCH UN3480).
DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD
Road transportation is regulated by ADR.
For DGR road transportation, there are several exceptions and reliefs compared to the requirements for air transport. The requirements depend, among other things, on which substances and quantities is to be sent.
If the transport also includes a boat line, the requirements in the transportation regulations for maritime traffic must also be met.
Maritime transportation is regulated by IMDG.
AVOID HIDDEN RISKS
If a package has a warning label for dangerous goods or a consumer warning label, it may be a sign that there are dangerous goods in the package or that they have existed before. Even certain descriptions, on other documents, can provide information that there may be hidden risks in the goods.
There is a long list of consignments where the description is one of the following and you must question the content in order to inform that it may contain hidden dangerous goods.
• Car spare parts
- may contain engines, oils, petrol, aerosols, fire extinguishers etc.
• Camping equipment
- may include gas stove, rubbing alcohol, kerosene, matches and emergency rockets
- can be corrosive, flammable, oxidizing and toxic
• Household items
- may contain strong detergents, aerosols, paint, matches and polish
• Machine parts
- may contain lithium batteries, mercury and gas pressure vessels
• Sports equipment
- can include pressure vessels with gas, equipment for waxing skis, first aid boxes, glue and batteries
- may contain explosive articles, aerosols, glue, paint and tools with lithium batteries
• Personal items / passenger’s luggage
- can contain a variety of items that are classified as dangerous goods and must therefore be checked carefully.
• Aircraft spare parts
- may contain oxygen tanks, batteries, fuel pumps, aerosols, life jackets and rafts.
consumer warning labels
The labels below may be an indication that the content is a chemical that may be classified as dangerous goods but does not always have to be. New products must be labeled with the following GHS label (Global Harmonized System).