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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (SOR/2001-286)

Regulations are current to 2020-09-09 and last amended on 2020-02-19. Previous Versions

APPENDIX 2

Description of Compatibility Groups, Class 1, Explosives

Column 1Column 2Column 3
ItemDescriptionCompatibility GroupPossible Class
1Primary explosive substanceA1.1
2Article containing a primary explosive substance and not containing two or more effective protective features. Some articles (such as detonators for blasting, detonator assemblies for blasting and primers, cap-type) are included in the compatibility group set out in column 2 even though they do not contain primary explosivesB

1.1

1.2

1.4

3Propellant explosive substance or other deflagrating explosive substance or article containing such an explosive substanceC

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

4Secondary detonating explosive substance or black powder or article containing a secondary detonating explosive substance, in each case without means of initiation and without a propelling charge or article containing a primary explosive substance and containing two or more effective protective featuresD

1.1

1.2

1.4

1.5

5Article containing a secondary detonating explosive substance, without means of initiation, with a propelling charge (other than one containing a flammable liquid, flammable gel or hypergolic liquids)E

1.1

1.2

1.4

6Article containing a secondary detonating explosive substance with its own means of initiation, with a propelling charge (other than one containing a flammable liquid, flammable gel or hypergolic liquids) or without a propelling chargeF

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

7Pyrotechnic substance, an article containing a pyrotechnic substance or an article containing an explosive substance and an illuminating, incendiary, tear- or smoke-producing substance (other than a water-activated article or one containing white phosphorus, phosphides, a pyrophoric substance, a flammable liquid, flammable gel or hypergolic liquids)G

1.1

1.2

1.3

1.4

8Article containing an explosive substance and white phosphorusH

1.2

1.3

9Article containing an explosive substance and a flammable liquid or flammable gelJ

1.1

1.2

1.3

10Article containing an explosive substance and a toxic substanceK

1.2

1.3

11Explosive substance or article containing an explosive substance and presenting a special risk (e.g., that is due to water activation or to the presence of hypergolic liquids, phosphides or a pyrophoric substance) that needs isolation of each typeL

1.1

1.2

1.3

12Articles containing only extremely insensitive detonating substancesN1.6
13Substance or article packed or designed so that any hazardous effects arising from accidental functioning are confined within the means of containment unless the means of containment has been degraded by fire, in which case all blast or projection effects are limited to the extent that they do not significantly hinder or prevent fire fighting or other emergency response efforts in the immediate vicinity of the means of containmentS1.4
  • SOR/2008-34, s. 38
 
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