Accepted & Prohibited Dangerous Goods with Eurotunnel Freight

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Eurotunnel Freight allows the carriage of a wide variety of goods, classed as 'dangerous' or 'hazardous'. They are however subject to strict regulation. What you may not realise is what is (and isn't) permitted. Here are some examples of dangerous goods including classification, packing group and whether they are accepted or prohibited for travel on Eurotunnel Freight shuttles.

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Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Clinical Waste

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Firelighters

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Extract

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Fuel

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Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Genetically Modified Organisms

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Fireworks

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Paint

Eurotunnel Freight Dangerous Goods - Perfumery

What To Do On Arrival

All dangerous goods must be declared and accompanied with paperwork, unless transported in Limited Quantities.

The process is fast and efficient, so to avoid any unnecessary delays it is essential that all paperwork is legible and always includes the following information:

  • UN number
  • Current ADR references (Class, Packing Group & Classification Code, if required)
  • Proper Shipping Name of goods carried (including their volume or weight)
  • Details of packaging (number and description)
  • Quantity (net / gross mass as appropriate)

Prior to the vehicle’s arrival, customers must ensure that their driver has the full dangerous goods declaration.

At The Freight Driver Centres

Drivers will be issued a "DG" sticker. It is important that it is displayed in the vehicles' windscreens at all times as they are positioned on the freight shuttles accordingly. Failure to do so will result in delays for both your own loads and other customers' as all the vehicles will need to be exited from the shuttle and re-positioned.

For more information take a look at our Booking Dangerous Goods guide or speak to our customer service team.