Shipping dangerous goods? Rely on security, rely on DPD.

Shipping dangerous goods? Rely on security, rely on DPD.

If you need dangerous goods to be transported, you can count on DPD. We transport hazardous items not only in the Netherlands, but to the rest of Europe too.

ADR – Hazardous goods – Limited Quantities

At DPD we take dangerous or hazardous goods to mean:

  • substances and objects which may explode
  • gases which have been compressed, liquefied or dissolved under pressure
  • flammable liquids and solids
  • substances liable to spontaneous combustion
  • substances which emit flammable gases when in contact with water
  • substances which promote combustion
  • organic peroxides and toxic substances
  • corrosive and infectious substances
  • any other substance that may be dangerous to humans or the environment. More information about this can be found in Article 1 paragraph 1 under b of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods Act (Wet Vervoer Gevaarlijke Stoffen)

It is only permitted to send dangerous goods with DPD when:

  • Your parcel does not contain more hazardous substances than indicated in the product list of the ADR. Please refer to table A column 7a of Chapter 3.2 of the ADR.
  • Your parcel complies with all the conditions described in Part 3, Chapter 3.4 of the ADR.

The regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by road are set out in a European agreement, the ADR (Accord européen relative au transport international de marchandises Dangereuses par Route). The ADR is part of the Dutch VLG (regulations for the Transport of Dangerous Substances by Land). The Carriage of Dangerous Goods Act forms the basis of the regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by road.

Does your parcel comply with the laws and regulations mentioned above? Then we can deliver your parcel in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Latvia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

The postal codes below form an exception to this. That’s because transportation to these postal codes occurs partly not by road. For example through tunnels.

As a sender you don’t meet the conditions described above? Then we will charge you a fine. See the DPD Manual and our General Terms and Conditions for all conditions relating to hazardous substances.

Click here for the excluded postal codes 

Download here more information about (Dutch only):

Transport of fire extinguishers

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Transport of lithium cells and batteries

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Transport of parcels with dry ice

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Transport of perfumes

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Transport of spray cans

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