Dangerous Goods

Dangerous Goods

It is customary to call Dangerous Goods such cargo which as a result can cause damage to life, the health of people, animals and the environment. (in case of improper transportation or accident). There are 9 main groups:

  • Explosives
  • Toxic & Infectious Substances
  • Flammable Solids
  • Gases
  • Radioactive Material
  • Oxidizing Substances
  • Corrosives
  • Flammable Liquids
  • Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods
There are main and additional hazards. For example, methanol has a major flammability danger, hence poisonousness is an additional danger. We don’t consider artificially created hazards.

DG description and handling procedure

Dangerous goods are material phenomena, substance, matter.
And could cause irreversible damage to the environment, destroy buildings. And as a result, occur in death, injury, poisoning people and animals.

Dangerous goods shipping is a very responsible task to which you need to take seriously.
Furthermore, dangerous goods labeling are mandatory to perform the work. Lithium batteries, likewise, required to be transported and labelled as dangerous goods.
DG shipping by road should be carried out by qualified specialists with necessary experience. The slightest deviations from the principles of cargo transportation will disrupt the delivery time. Hence could cause direct losses to the customer, performer and nature.

ADR Classifications and International shipment

There are many dangerous goods that are classified and transported with the abbreviation ADR. To transport dangerous goods by road, you must follow certain requirements approved by UN.
Certainly, the ADR required to be transported according to an international agreement. Therefore, guarantee maximum safety, observing the rules of transportation and requirements. DG shipping is carried out with a full account of all applicable rules and regulations.

For this reason, transportation of dangerous goods requires special equipment and preliminary approvals.
International shipping today is in high demand from a large number of companies. As a result of consideration of the current rules and regulations, we can assist in your enquiry. 
According to UN data, there are about 3,000 types of chemical hazardous substances. Some of them:
  • Flammable liquids,
  • Pyrotechnic and explosive substances,
  • Oxidizing substances.
Above all mentioned, only licensed and trained forwarder can handle the Dangerous cargo shipment.

What dangerous cargo consists of, what is the history of the occurrence and the composition?

Some substances are simultaneously sources of several types of danger. As a result, to be in full compliance – DG packing must follow the IATA rules and regulations. Proper packaging helps to avoid the occurrence of an alarming situation. And likely save nature from chemical poisoning.

For this reason – licensed and approved by IATA specialists could perform international shipping of the hazardous materials.

Polar Star Logistics is licensed and qualified Dangerous Goods freight forwarder. From all the above mentioned, we offer competitive rates to all our destinations.
Furthermore, our company employs experienced, IATA trained specialists. Hence, who can safely and quickly in no time arrange transportation of any cargo to any destination worldwide. 
We value our numerous clients and as a result, created the most optimal and favourable conditions for fruitful cooperation. Finally, with PSL you can cut the cost and save the time on goods transportation.

Please Contact us for more details.