Packaging dangerous goods for transport (carriage) is an extremely complex area which has a comprehensive and detailed body of legislation surrounding it. Some regulations aim to minimise the risk of large-scale incidents, whereas others are designed to protect individuals from risks inherent in the everyday use of chemicals. Of equal concern to many is the irreparable damage to the local and global environment, which is frequently a consequence of chemical accidents.

Secure packaging of dangerous goods allows them to be delivered and used safely.

Transporting dangerous goods using exemptions or derogations — Workflow

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