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Aerosols fall under dangerous goods regulations because they are compressed gases. Purolator is an experienced handler of shipments containing aerosols. We accept the following shipment types:

  •  Class 2.1, Flammable Gases
  •  Class 2.2, Non-flammable, Non-Toxic Gases

Shipments containing aerosols can be declared online or by using the Purolator E-Ship® Server by choosing the appropriate shipping option in the menu.

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Shipment requirements for aerosol shipments with no sub-risk class:
  Fully Regulated 500 kg Exemption Limited Quantity
Packaging
  • Choose a sturdy outer container.
  • Use sufficient fill material to minimize product movement during shipping.
Safety marks Proper Shipping Name, UN number Proper Shipping Name, UN number One of the acceptable limited quantity markings
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Hazard label
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Shipper's declaration
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Allowable for air transport
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Other requirements Air shipments must use air declaration Max 30 kg (approx. 66 lbs) per package
  • Inner container volume within TDG Schedule 1 limits
  • Max 30 kg (approx. 66 lbs) per package
  • Courier and Freight – ground shipments only
Dangerous Goods surcharge
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Reference Air: ICAO TI Ground: TDGR TDGR Section 1.16 TDGR Section 1.17

 


Information is provided for guidance purposes only. Please refer to applicable dangerous goods laws and regulations to ensure compliance prior to shipping.