AIR - ROAD - SEA - SAFETY
The main characteristics of class 8 are that it eats trough metal and skin, thus posing a serious risk to staff and equipment, when a shipment gets damaged
Aircraft are primarily made of aluminum which is hight sensitive to corrosive material thus it is imperative that such substances are packaged and handled correctly
There are no subdivision within Class 8.
Coca-Cola concentrate (phosphoric Acid) peak over the counter at McDonald's next time and you'll the class 8 label.
Any acid is a corrosive material but may not be corrosive enough to be classified as DG for transport.Return To DG Overview