What does UN Number mean in haz cargo..?? November 12, 2015January 28, 2013 by Hariesh Manaadiar Categories Documentation, Hazardous Tags dangerous goods, Hazardous, IMO, shipping information, shipping knowledge, UN 2 Comments Estimated reading time = 1 minute Name: Ashwini Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ask your question here..: every haz cargo has the UN NO NO.. WAT DOES IT MEAN? WAT VALUE DOES IT TAKE PLACE FOR THE HAZ APPROVAL FROM CARRIER? *** End of Article *** Related 2 thoughts on “What does UN Number mean in haz cargo..??” what the role of un number and function does it take on a label Reply Hi Ashwini, UN number refers to United nations number assinged to the particular chemicals which is dangerous if not handled properly..carriers will value the importance of UN number assigned in the IMO regulations and will accept booking based on the safety precautions were taken aside…In north american alone there are few commodities which wont fall under Hazardous effect,they give a new number called NA 1993(instead of UN),it means this is not regulated hazardous cargo and can be treated like normal cargo,but other countries doesn’t have this specified number for non regulated DG cargoes…Trust the above assists. Brgds/Krish Ex Lufthansa cargo Ag staff.DGR CAT 3 qualified professional with FIATA iata cargo diploma holder .. Reply Share your views here Cancel replyCommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Sign up to our newsletter! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.