. Dangerous goods are a wide variety of articles and substances, ranging from common household items to industrial materials, are regulated in transportation due to their potential to injure people or damage property when handled improperly. Such articles and substances include but are not limited to:
• Explosives – eg., fireworks, ammunition, bombs, etc.
• Gases – eg., gas cylinders, aerosols under pressure, lighters, butane, etc.
• Flammable Solids or Liquids – eg., paints or solvents, matches, etc.
• Oxidisers or Organic Peroxides – eg., chemical oxygen generators, hydrogen peroxide, etc.
• Toxic Materials – eg., pesticides, fungicides, poisons, etc.
• Infectious Substances – eg., blood samples from infected patients – either humans or animals, etc.
• Radioactive Materials – eg., radioactive medicines
• Corrosive Materials – eg., drain cleaners, car batteries, concentrated cleaners, repair kits, etc.
• Other items regulated due to irritating fumes – eg., dry ice, pepper spray, etc