In this white paper from our expert insights series, we discuss what to consider when you are responsible for shipping hazardous goods such as chemicals.
But which chemicals? And did you know that what seems harmless may in fact be hazardous above a certain quantity, so you will need specially trained personnel and have to take special precautions.
Perfumes, dyes or plastics can be classified as “dangerous goods” or “hazardous materials”, so it is no wonder that businesses – especially those just setting up or expanding into new products or markets – can easily fall foul of the myriad of regulations when exporting or importing goods. Goods that you may not have thought of as dangerous include electronic equipment, lithium batteries, food flavourings, perfumes and beauty treatments.
There are many rules relating to packaging, labelling and stowing which can vary according to a wide range of criteria.
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