"Dangerous goods" are understood as being substances and objects containing substances which may, due to their nature, properties or condition, cause danger in connection with transport forpublic safety or order, particularly for the general public, for important common property, for the life and health of people, animals and other things and are to be classified as dangerous goods on the grounds of statutory provisions.
Examples of "Dangerous Goods":
- Explosives, ammunition and fireworks
- Gases and gas mixtures
- Combustible liquids and solids and mixtures of self-igniting substances
- Substances which generate combustibles gases when in contact with water
- Substances with an inflammatory (oxidizing) effect and organic peroxides
- poisonous (toxic) substances
- infective (infectious) substances
- radioactive substances
- corrosive substances, substances which endanger water bodies and the environment
Note: The term "Dangerous goods" is only used in connection with transport on public transportation routes. Goods that are transported within closed factory premises are not covered by the regulations governing dangerous goods.