Dangerous Goods Policy
The iDeliver Freight Limited Dangerous Goods (DG) policy applies to all iDeliver Customers. The Dangerous Goods policy has been developed to manage the handling and transportation of Dangerous Goods in accordance with the legislative requirements of the Land Transport Rule – Dangerous Goods 2005 and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) regulations.
DG – “Dangerous Goods” means substances or articles having the properties described in, and substances or articles declared by the relevant regulatory authority to be Dangerous Goods for transport on land. This includes packaging and empty containers that have not been cleaned after containing dangerous goods.
All iDeliver staff are committed to ensuring that all employees and contractors involved in processing and transporting DGs are competently trained in line with this policy.
Shipper & Consignor Responsibilities
It is important that as a shipper or consignor of a Dangerous Good, that you understand your obligations under the relevant laws relating to the movement of such items. These include but are not limited to:
- Have appropriately trained DG staff to handle Dangerous Goods
- Correctly complete Dangerous Goods Declaration forms appropriately as per NZTA regulations.
- Ensure all DG items are correctly packaged and labeled in accordance with NZTA requirements.
The consignor is responsible for ensuring all the legal requirements of the Land Transport Rule – Dangerous Goods 2005 have been met. Any consignor not suitably trained in the handling of Dangerous Goods is prohibited from lodging a DG consignment for transport with iDeliver Freight Limited.
General Conditions of acceptance
- All DGs presented for transport must be properly identified, declared using approved documents, clearly and correctly marked and labelled, and packed in approved packaging that is safe for transport. It is the consignor’s responsibility to meet these requirements.
- Approved Declaration Documents for each consignment must be provided in duplicate.
- The consignor is responsible for ensuring all the legal requirements of the Land Transport Rule – Dangerous Goods 2005 have been met.
- Due to the nature of transporting Dangerous Goods standard delivery service standards do not apply.
Customers should be aware that Dangerous Goods may be returned to them if criteria of this policy are not met. Customers will be responsible for any additional charges incurred if the return cannot be facilitated by iDeliver Freight Limited due to non-compliance.
Accepted dangerous goods – other than DGLQ
Except for items that fall under the Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities (DGLQ) as described in Table B, iDeliver Freight Limited has elected to restrict Dangerous Goods to the following classes or divisions of Dangerous Goods as described in Table A:
An approved DG Dangerous Goods Declaration form in duplicate must accompany all DG packages/consignments.
Table A: Accepted DGs – other than DGLQ
|Class or Division||Class or Division Name||Packing Group||Weight/Volume Restriction per Package||Limitation|
|2.1||Flammable Gas||N/A||25kg Gross||UN 1950 Only, each individual Aerosol|
|AEROSOLS ONLY||Receptacle not exceeding 1Litre|
|2.2||Non-Flammable Gas||N/A||25kg Gross|
|3.0||Flammable||II||25Litres||Maximum inner package 20Litres|
|Liquid||III||25Litres||Maximum inner package 20Litres|
|9.0||Miscellaneous||II||Battery content not to exceed 5kgs per package||Lithium Batteries: UN 3090, UN 3091, UN 3480, UN 3481|
Dangerous Goods Icons
Accepted Dangerous Goods in limited quantities: DGLQ
An approved DGLQ Dangerous Goods Declaration form in duplicate must accompany all DGLQ packages/consignments with the letters DGLQ marked in the top right-hand corner.
Each package must have the Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities diamond/label on the package in accordance with the NZTA regulations.
iDeliver Freight Limited has elected to restrict carriage to the following classes or divisions of Dangerous Goods that may be declared as DGLQ for transport by road as described in Table B, provided they meet the inner packaging limitations:
Table B: Accepted Dangerous Goods in Limited Quantities:
|Class / Division||Class or Division Name||Packing Group||Physical State||Maximum Quantity per Inner Packaging||Maximum Quantity perOuter Package||Limitation|
|2.1||Flammable Gas Aerosols||N/A||Gas||1Litre water capacity||25kg||UN 1950 Only|
|2.1||Flammable Gas Fuel Cell Cartridges||N/A||Gas||120ml||5kg||UN 3478 / UN 3479|
|2.1||Flammable Gas Gas Lighters||N/A||Gas||As authorised||5kg||UN 1057 Only|
|2.2||Non Flammable Gases||N/A||Gas||500ml water capacity||25kg||Excludes gases that have an oxidising or corrosive risk|
|3.0||Flammable Liquids||II||Liquid||1Litre water capacity||25kg||As per DGLQ Schedule 2 Land Transport Rule.|
|3.0||Flammable Liquids||III||Liquid||5Litres water capacity||25kg||As per DGLQ Schedule 2 Land Transport Rule.|
Misc. Various 25kg Blank Diamond and UN Number Shown
Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities (DGE)
The consignment of Consumer Commodities, Small Packages or Dangerous Goods in excepted quantities as defined by the NZTA is prohibited within the iDeliver Freight Limited network.
The reuse of packaging showing Dangerous Goods labels or UN numbers contained within a diamond are prohibited within the iDeliver Freight Limited network. If any part of a DG label as defined by the NZTA is visible the item will be considered a Dangerous Good and will require the appropriate DG paperwork to be completed in accordance with this policy. Failure to provide DG paperwork, or to re-package will result in your collection not be accepted into our network.