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Dangerous goods

Shipping cargo - is also responsibility


Some items and substances can pose a danger to the aircraft or the people on board. Air travel of these elements may be either prohibited or restricted.

What are dangerous goods?

Dangerous goods are products or substances that, during transportation, loading, unloading and storage may cause an explosion, fire, damage or damage to the aircraft and its equipment, buildings, structures, cargo, baggage and mail located at airports or on board the aircraft, as well as injury, poisoning, burns or radiation of people and animals.

What is the responsibility of the shipper?

It is quite logical that the shipper knows more information about the items or substances being shipped, therefore, according to international rules, he is responsible for the correct identification, classification, packaging, marking, labeling and documentation. The whole process is regulated by the documents of IATA “Dangerous Goods Regulations” and ICAO “Technical Instructions for the Safe Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air”, as well as by the rules of “Uzbekistan Airways” JSC.

infoChecking the possibility of sending cargo and booking it

Before shipping dangerous goods, it is necessary to consider possibility of sending them by aircraft. An application for consideration of the possibility of sending dangerous goods with detailed information must be sent by e-mail to the address of the airline's representative office abroad, or to the address of the Cargo Transportation Department.


Cargo Transportation Department

Phone: +998-71-140-53-82, +998-71-140-20-94

E-mail: cargo@uzairways.com

Types of dangerous goods

Label Class/category/type Examples Label Class/category/type Examples

1 - Explosives

Category 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Dynamite, detonators, pyrotechnic substances, ammunition

As a rule, these goods are not allowed to be transported by air.


5 – Oxidizing agents and organic peroxides Category 5.1

Oxygen generators, hydrogen peroxide (50% solution)

1 - Explosives

Category 1.4


5 – Oxidizing agents and organic peroxides Category 5.2


1 - Explosives

Category 1.5


6 – Toxic and infectious substances

Category 6.1
Arsenic, pesticides, bioassays, bacteria

1 - Explosives

Category 1.6


6 – Toxic and infectious substances

Category 6.2

2 - Gases

Category 2.1

Propane, aerosols, compressed air


7 – Radioactive materials

Category I – «White»
Isotopes, X-ray installations, radioactive materials for diagnostics and treatment

2 - Gases

Category 2.2


7 – Radioactive materials

Category II – «Yellow»

2 - Gases

Category 2.3


7 – Radioactive materials

Category III – «Yellow»

8 3 - Flammable liquids

Gasoline, acetone, solvent

19 8 – Corrosive substance Bleaches, sulfuric acid
9 4 - Flammable solids
Category 4.1
Matches, sulfur 20 9 – Other dangerous goods Dry ice, batteries, magnets, cars
10 4 - Flammable solids
Category 4.2
21 Magnetized material Devices containing magnets
11 4 - Flammable solids
Category 4.3
22 Lithium batteries Devices containing lithium batteries