UN HAZARD CLASSIFICATION CODES (HCC). C4 Slide 1. Introduction. Hazard Division. Compatibility Groups. Hazard Classification Codes. Denotes the type of hazard to be expected. Denotes what can be stored together to minimise risk. Facilitates safer storage and transportation.
C4 Slide 1
Hazard Classification Codes
Denotes the type of hazard to be expected
Denotes what can be stored together to minimise risk
Facilitates safer storage and transportation
The Hazard Division here is 1.1
It is also shown with Compatibility Group, here it is ‘D’
Note that ammunition and its containers generally has many other types of markings as well.
Compatibility Group B:
Articles containing a primary explosive substance and not containing two or more effective protective features
Compatibility Group H:
Article containing both explosive substance and white phosphorus
Example: Incendiary Grenades.
Compatibility Group S:
Substance or article so packed or designed that any hazardous effects arising from accidental functioning are confined within the package
Example: Small Arms Ammunition
Compatibility Groups E and F:
Question - What is the difference?
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