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Are table tennis balls considered Dangerous Goods..??

Are table tennis balls considered Dangerous Goods..??

 

You may wonder why is this even a question as it is a teeny tiny table tennis that many people from children to adults use in schools, colleges, resorts, community centers etc etc..

Well, as per Shashi Kallada this question has been asked many times by shippers, carriers, ports and forwarders for many years and finally the answer has come through 19th Revised Edition of UN Model Regulations..

The International Table Tennis Federation rules for 40mm ball says………………………….

Visit the IMDG Code Compliance Centre to read the answer to this question..


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Hariesh Manaadiar
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I am Hariesh Manaadiar, the Founder of Shipping and Freight Resource.. I have been in the dynamic shipping and freight industry for over three decades and have worked in several sectors.. I share my experiences and knowledge of the industry through this blog for those looking for help in the industry.. Stay subscribed for more free useful content about shipping, freight, maritime, logistics, supply chain and trade..

7 COMMENTS

  1. The new rule of ITTF ask the ball should me 40+mm and made of plastic instead of celulloid. Is this make the ball out of the IDMG list?

  2. Excellent information. Could never imagine that table tennis balls could ever be hazardous cargo. Most informative and enriching. Many thanks Hareish .

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