Class 8 – Corrosive Substances

Class 8 substances (corrosive substances) are substances which, by chemical action, will cause severe damage when in contact with living tissue, or, in the case of leakage, will materially damage, or even destroy, other goods or the means of transport.

These substances are identified by the label (click to download) and the Class 8 designation in any Safety Data Sheet.

Refer to:

  • Local laws
  • Australian Dangerous Goods (ADG) Code or IMDG Code or IATA
  • AS 3780-2008 - The storage and Handling of Corrosive Substances
  • Click Here to Purchase Australian Standards
  • Safety Data Sheets