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Understanding the Dangerous Goods List (DGL)
Column 1 – UN Number
Contains the United Nations Number assigned by the United Nations Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UN List).
Column 2 – Proper Shipping Name (PSN)
Contains the Proper Shipping Names in upper case characters which may be followed by additional descriptive text in lower-case characters.
Column 3 – Class or Division
Contains the class and, in the case of class 1, the division and compatibility group.
Column 4 – Subsidiary Risk(s)
Contains the class number(s) of any subsidiary risk(s). This column also identifies if dangerous goods are marine pollutants by showing the letter ‘P’:
IMDG Code reference: 3.0