Dangerous Goods

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By default Sherpa does not deliver Dangerous Goods without prior written approval of one of Sherpa's representatives.  

If you book a delivery that contains dangerous goods without speaking to our representatives first, your delivery will be cancelled and cancellation fees may occur. 

Before reaching out, please take note of the following:

  • Sherpa only accepts dangerous goods deliveries in quantities considered "Exempted Small Quantities" as defined by the Australian Dangerous Goods Code:


Dangerous  Good Class

packing group I: substances presenting high danger

Packing group II: substances presenting medium danger

Packing group III: substances presenting low danger

Class 2. 1:  Flammable gas (other than aerosol)

50 ml

Class  2.2: Non-flammable, non-toxic gases

100 ml

Class 2.3: toxic gas 

50 ml

Class 3: flammable liquids

20 ml

150 ml

300 ml

Class 4.1:  Flammable solids, self-reactive substances and solid desensitised explosives

20 g

2 kg

Class 4.2: Substances liable to spontaneous combustion

20 g

500 g

Class: 4.3: Substances that emit flammable gases when in contact with water

20 g

150 g

Class 5.1: Oxidising substances

20 g/ml

1 Kg/L

Class 5.2: Organic peroxides

150 g/ml

Class 6.1: Toxic substances

20 g/ml

500  g/ml

Class 8: Corrosive substances

20 g/ml

500  g/ml

Class 9: Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles


  2 Kg/L

  • Sherpa does not accept any interstate deliveries of dangerous goods. This also applies to state border regions like Tweed Heads, Albury-Wodonga and Queanbeyan.
  • Sherpa does not accept any dangerous goods deliveries over the threshold of "tools of trade" quantities.

So please always fill out the form here when you consider Sherpa for your dangerous goods deliveries.

When filling out the form, please make sure to the following required information in order to give you the best and fastest assistance:

  1. UN number
  2. Proper shipping name
  3. Class/division
  4. Subsidiary Hazard
  5. Packing group
  6. Packing code
  7. Aggregate quantity



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