storage classes

The assignment of a hazardous substance to a storage class is based on available information such as in the safety data sheet or the dangerous goods or dangerous goods labeling. Each hazardous substance is classified in a single storage class. The storage class results from the danger characteristic, which is the first applicable in a defined flow chart

The warehouse classes at a glance


Storage class (LGK) Features
1 Explosive substances
2A Compressed, liquefied or pressurized gases
2B Aerosols Aerosol cans / spray cans
3 Flammable liquids Flash point to 55 ° C
4.1A Other explosive hazardous substances
4.1B Flammable solid hazardous substances
4.2 Pyrophoric or self-heating hazardous substances
4.3 Hazardous substances that form flammable gases in contact with water
5.1A Strong oxidizing hazardous substances
5.1B Oxidizing hazardous substances
5.1C Inflammatory products mentioned in groups A to C of TRGS 511.
5.2 Organic peroxides and self-reactive hazardous substances
6.1A Flammable, acutely toxic cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous substances
6.1B Non-flammable, acutely toxic cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous substances
6.1C Combustible, Acutely Toxic Cat. 3 / Toxic or Chronic Hazardous Substances
6.1D Non-combustible, acutely toxic cat. 3 / Toxic or chronic hazardous substances
6.2 Infectious substances
7 Radioactive materials
8A Flammable corrosive hazardous substances
8B Non-combustible corrosive hazardous substances
10 Flammable liquids not LGK 3
11 Flammable solids
12 Non-flammable liquids
13 Non-combustible solids
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