Carriage of dangerous goods in Bulk Bags and FIBCs
All the Bulk Bags we manufacture can be UN Certified
Carriage of dangerous and hazardous goods in Bulk Bags by road, sea and rail carry the risk of accidents leading to possible spillage or leakage that could create a risk such as fire, explosion, chemical burn or an environmental issue.
Dangerous goods are those that have been classified to have hazardous materials in all or part of them according to international regulations. The various types of materials are then grouped into 9 classes for identification.
Regulations are in place to ensure that those who come into contact during the transportation process or emergency services in the case of an incident, are able to quickly identify the materials being transported to provide a suitable response. These regulations are known as ADR or (“Accord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises dangereuses par route”).
It is, therefore, a legal requirement that dangerous goods are packaged in containers that are “type approved” or certified to UN standards as suitable for transportation of these materials.
UN Certified Packaging is marked clearly to indicate hazardous materials are being transported.
This is interpreted as follows
13H4 – denotes woven plastics, coated with liner
There are four types of FIBCs for dangerous goods made from woven plastics:
|13 H 1||–||woven plastics without coating and without liner|
|13 H 2||–||woven plastics, coated and without liner|
|13 H 3||–||woven plastics, uncoated and with liner|
|13 H 4||–||woven plastics, coated and with liner|
Z – the material being packaged has been tested to a packing group 111 level meaning low danger.
|Degree of Danger||Packing Group||UN-Symbol||max. Volume|
1015 – the month and year of manufacture in this case Oct 2015
IND – the country issuing the test certificate (INDIA)
103346217 – the manufacturer reference
1807 – the stacking test weight in KG’s
1004 – the maximum weight of contents in KG’s
DA Pak offers a complete range of Bulk Bags that are already UN Certified to carry many types of materials.
DA Pak also produces FIBC’s and Bulk Bags with UN Certification to meet your specific needs, please contact us for more information.