All About Class Eight Corrosives

Haz Guides Jul 06, 2020

In this guide we'll be covering dangerous goods class eight corrosive materials a little more in depth.

What is a Class Eight?

Class eight dangerous goods - are materials that are liquids or solids that cause a destruction of skin, steel, or aluminum corrosion (at a serious enough rate) are considered corrosive materials. These are determined to be corrosive if according to skin corrosion tests in a laboratory.

Most commonly these include materials like sodium hydroxide, acids, batteries and battery fluids.

Class Eight Divisions

Class eight dangerous goods does not have any divisions.

Class Eight Dangerous Good Label

The label for a class eight is a half-ish black and white placard depicting acids and corrosion and the number 8 in the bottom corner.

Class eight placard

Nick Seferos

Sea-going maritime professional on ships and tugs turned to shore-side terminal life. Nick manages shore-side personnel and security, customs, and hazardous shipments in a container terminal.

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