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UN Markings Technology

When someone says UN number, what are they referring to?

The United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods create UN IDs.

In a global society, the uniformity of these markings enables a clear and concise way to understand the risks associated with the materials enclosed and transported. One standard applies to all, whether down the street or around the globe.

UN numbers help identify cargo as hazardous materials, dangerous/toxic goods, explosives, or flammable liquids.

Viewers learn more as a Greif expert breaks down the different components of UN Markings. These UN markings are applicable throughout the industrial packaging industry for the transport of dangerous goods, so they serve as an important focal point in the development of products for transportation.

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