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UN boxes are often used in the export of dangerous goods by air, express and sea.
Here is the list of contents:
· What is a UN Certified box?
· Advantages of UN Approved Boxes
· UN Shipping Boxes Dimensions
First of all, what does UN stand for? UN is the United Nations, and the UN box is the United Nations packaging symbol.
Why are UN boxes required for the transport of dangerous goods?
Dangerous goods are explosive, flammable, toxic, corrosive and radioactive and require special protection during transportation, loading, unloading and storage as they can easily cause personal injury and property damage.
Without licensed packaging, in addition to the possibility of leaking dangerous goods, it may also lead to damage to the surrounding environment due to leakage, so it is essential to have the use of UN boxes for the transport of dangerous goods.
Simply put, UN certified boxes - the passport to dangerous goods packaging = safety (the passport applies to air and sea transport and other export modes)
UN approved box is made of multi-layer corrugated carton, after special production and processing treatment, has excellent resistance to pressure, puncture and moisture, the protection of goods is very strong, and it has a very good airtightness, it is suitable for packaging of dangerous goods.
It has a strong moisture-proof performance. Especially in wet weather seasons It has a very good protective effect on the goods. (This property is ideal for flammable solids of category 4, which are prone to spontaneous combustion in the presence of water).
Very good pressure resistance and airtightness. In the process of transporting often handling of goods, the The ordinary box may not be able to withstand the crushing Leakage and contamination can easily occur. This is why the hardness and airtightness of the box is essential in the transport process. A regular large size UN box, A regular large size UN box, which will not deform even if an adult stands on it after it has been sealed A regular large size UN box will not deform even if an adult stands on it after sealing.
Light weight. Depending on the weight of the goods, the The right size can be chosen according to the weight and size of the goods. It does not increase the weight or volume of the goods. like a wooden box for cargo. This is common in the packaging of dangerous goods. But the disadvantage is that it will increase the weight by more than ten pounds. Or foam box packaging. may also cause the volume is too large. Produce more transport costs.
The UN shipping box it is required to be certified by a third party certification body to It is only possible to meet all requirements. If problems occur due to the carton The company is responsible for any problems with the carton. Therefore, it is important to find a factory that is qualified to produce them. You can't just find a factory to order. In the case of air and sea transport of dangerous goods In the case of air and sea transport of dangerous goods, UN cartons are basically specified by the airlines. However, the requirements are different when transporting dangerous goods by sea. The exporter needs to take the UN box. The exporter needs to get the UN box and then let the commodity inspection bureau look at the goods. Then the dangerous goods package certificate can be issued. The UN box performance document. Before loading the container onto the ship, a maritime declaration has to be made. The maritime authority will approve the container before it can be loaded on board.