Carriage of dangerous goods – regulations for Ecolet service

The new agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) has been in force since January 2021.

Dangerous goods – where can I find a list?

Classification of hazardous goods can be found below:

Class 1 Explosive substances and articles

  • Class 2 Gases, including compressed, liquified, and dissolved under pressure gases and vapors
    • Flammable gases (e.g. butane, propane, acetylene)
    • Non-flammable and non-toxic, likely to cause asphyxiation (e.g. nitrogen, CO2) or oxidisers (e.g. oxygen)
    • Toxic (e.g. chlorine, phosgene)
  • Class 3 Flammable liquids
  • Class 4.1 Flammable solids, self-reactive substances, and solid desensitized explosives
  • Class 4.2 Substances liable to spontaneous combustion
  • Class 4.3 Substances which, in contact with water, emit flammable gases
  • Class 5.1 Oxidizing substances
  • Class 5.2 Organic peroxides
  • Class 6.1 Toxic substances
  • Class 6.2 Infectious substances
  • Class 7 Radioactive material
  • Class 8 Corrosive substances
  • Class 9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles

In this article you will also find a link to download the current content of the ADR Agreement:

Carriage of hazardous goods – how to order service in Ecolet?

Due to the nature of the transport of hazardous materials, the service cannot be ordered through Ecolet.

  • Other prohibited objects and goods for transportation
  • Dead or alive animals
  • Human remains, including Ashes
  • Human organs
  • Fire arms or disassembled weapons, ammunition
  • Explosive materials, toxic gases
  • Perishable goods
  • Waste
  • Precious stones, precious metals jewleries, precious metals bars
  • Valuable goods (furs, watches, paintings, sacred images, collection coins etc)
  • Money, cheques, credit cards, postal stamps, valid phone cards
  • Art pieces and antiquities
  • Car batteries
  • Drugs
  • Tabacco

A more detailed list can be found in “Terms and conditions” available on Ecolet.