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Class 3:

FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS
3
A liquid with a closed-cup flash point
of less than 60.5 degrees Celsius.

Class 4:

FLAMMABLE SOLIDS, SUBSTANCES
LIABLE TO SPONTANEOUS
COMBUSTION, AND SUBSTANCES
THAT EMIT FLAMMABLE GASES ON
CONTACT WITH WATER

4.1
A solid that:
· ignites easily while it is being
transported,
· burns vigorously and persistently, or
· contributes to fire through friction or
from heat kept during manufacturing
or processing.
4.2 A substance that might spontaneously
combust when exposed to air, or
might spontaneously heat up to the
point where it ignites in contact
with air.
4.3 A substance that might emit
flammable gas(es) or create enough
heat to ignite gas(es) if it comes in
contact with water or water vapour.

Class 5:

OXIDIZING SUBSTANCES AND
ORGANIC PEROXIDES

5.1
A substance that contributes to the
combustion of other material by
yielding oxygen or other oxidizing
substances, whether or not the
substance itself is combustible.
5.2 An organic compound that has the
bivalent 0-0 structure that is a strong
oxidizing agent and may be liable to
explosive decomposition or is sensitive
to heat, shock or friction.

Class 6:

TOXIC SUBSTANCES AND
INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCES

6.1
A solid or liquid that is toxic when:
· its vapours are inhaled,
· it comes in contact with skin
· it is ingested.
6.2 Infectious organisms or organisms
believed to be infectious to humans
and animals.

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