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Corrosives and Class 8

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Corrosive materials are those chemicals which, on contact, damage living tissue (skin, eyes, mucous membranes, plant life) and inorganic materials (metals, textiles, ceramics, glass, etc.). They include acids and bases.

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  • Sulphuric Acid
  • Calcium Hydroxide
  • Etching Acid
  • Dangerous Good
  • Crotonic Acid

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Fox, M.A. (1999). Corrosives and Class 8. In: Glossary for the Worldwide Transportation of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Materials. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-11890-0_19

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