International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code

A guide to shipping of Hazardous Goods from the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
Substances emmiting inflamable gases when wet Explosive Inflamable gas Explosive Inflamable liquids Oxidizing substances
Poison gases Inflamable solids Organic Peroxide Radioactive substances cat II yellow Poison Corrosive
Stow away from foodstuffs Radioactive substances cat I white Spontaneous combustion Explosive Non inflamable compressed gas Radioactive substances cat III yellow

Recommendation stowing on board

No general segregation required
Permitted in the same hatch, but effectively separated
X Separated by a complete compartment vertical and horizontal / on deck corresponding distance
Separated longitudinally by a complete hold in vertical and horizontal / on deck adequate distance
Cargo Placements
    1 2 2 3 4.1 4.2 4.3 5.1 5.2 6.1 6.2 8 9
Explosives 1 \ S
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Inflamable gas 2 \
Other gases 2 \  
Inflamables Liquids 3 \ X
Imflamables Solids 4.1
Espontaneous combustible 4.2 \
Dangerous when wet 4.3 \
Oxidizing substances 5.1 \
Organics Peroxides 5.2 X \
Poisenous substances 6.1 \
Infectious substances 6.2 \
Radioac. substances 7
Corrosives 8 \
Miscellaneous substances 9 SEE ENTRIES