ADR Class 1 - Explosives
These are substances or articles that pose an explosive hazard. There are six sub groups:
1.1 - Mass explosion hazard
1.2 - Projectile hazard
1.3 - Fire hazard, minor explosion or minor projection hazard
1.4 - Minimal hazard
1.5 - Blasting agents
1.6 - Very insensitive detonating articles
When carrying explosives, the NEQ (Net Explosive Quantity) is included in the transport document, separate to the gross weight.
A compatibility group is also included, designated by a letter to each item. This details which items can be transported together.
Examples of Class 1 substances include:
UN0014 - Cartridges for weapons, blank or cartridges, small arms, blank or cartridges for tools - 1.4S (tunnel code E)
UN0048 - Charges, demolition - 1.1D (tunnel code B1000C)
UN0222 - Ammonium Nitrate - 1.1D (tunnel code B1000C)