Class 2 – Gases

Class 2 – Gases, comprises compressed gases, liquefied gases, dissolved gases, refrigerated liquefied gases, mixtures of one or more gases with one or more vapours of substances of other classes, articles charged with a gas and aerosols.
Class 2 is divided into three divisions as follows:
Division 2.1 Flammable gases
Division 2.2 Non-flammable, non-toxic gases
Division 2.3 Toxic gases
These substances are identified by the Class 2 labels (samples available for download below) and Class 2 designation in any Safety Data Sheet.

Refer to:

  • Local laws
  • Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code or IMDG Code or IATA
  • AS 1216-2006, Class labels for dangerous goods
  • AS 4332-2004, The storage and handling of gases in cylinders
  • AS/NZS 1596:2008, The storage and handling of LP Gas
  • AS 1894-1997, The storage and handling of non-flammable cryogenic and refrigerated liquids
  • AS/NZS 2022:2003, Anhydrous ammonia – Storage and handling
  • AS/NZS 2927:2001, The storage and handling of liquefied chlorine gas
  • AS 3961-2005, The storage and handling of liquefied natural gas
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  • Safety Data Sheets