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will provide for its members helpful and practical information
regarding commodities. The information contained on the AIMU
website is provided as a guideline only, and users and members
should not rely on it as a professional advice or service. If legal
or other assistance is needed, the services of a competent
professional should be sought.
are regulated because of their properties, not because of their
names. It is difficult and far from perfect to determine with any
accuracy which of these commodities are regulated hazardous
cargoes. While the names of cargoes listed may be in common use in
insurance policies, many of the names are technically dated or not
the same as the proper shipping name used for regulatory purposes.
There is no quick and easy way to determine with certainty if any
given commodity as named in this list is regulated or not.
Accordingly, care should be taken. As set forth above, this does
not constitute professional advice or service.
IMDG CODE & CFR
These are commodities that
instruct you to see IMDG Code (mandatory on January 1, 2004) and US CFR
regulations. The IMDG code is the
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. The CFR is the
Code of Federal Regulations.
appreciates the contributions made by the Technical Services and
Cargo Loss Prevention Committee members who brought this project to
the membership. A further thank you to Intermodal Transportation
Services, Inc. and the German Insurance
Association, & Transport
Information Service, for allowing and/or granting AIMU the use
of their contents. Neither AIMU or any of these other entities
provides any guarantee as to the correctness, completeness, currency
and technical accuracy of the contents and consequently no liability
can be accepted, irrespective of the use to which such information