All About Class Three Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Haz Guides Jun 29, 2020

In this guide we’ll cover everything you need to know about dangerous goods class three - Flammable and Combustible Liquids or HazMat Class Three.

What is a Class Three

These classes are characterized as liquids with flash points of 60°c or less. Class three covers all forms of liquids, those that are liquid at standard atmospheric pressure and temperature, as well as those that are molten that have flash points above 60°c (hot hot hot material!), as well as liquid desensitized explosives.

Generally speaking, items like acetone, paints, flammable solvents, gasoline, and more are class three hazardous materials.

Class Three Divisions

Dangerous goods class three flammable and combustible liquids do not have any divisions, meaning any class three, is simply a class three.

Dangerous Goods Label

The label for a class three is a red diamond with a flame and a “3” in the bottom corner. Writing can be either black or white.

Nick Seferos

Sea-going maritime professional on ships and tugs turned to shore-side terminal life. Nick manages shore-side personnel and security, customs, and hazardous shipments in a container terminal.

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