Hazardous Material Defined

  • Hazardous Material means a substance or material that has been determined to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety and property when transported in commerce.
  • Hazardous materials are designated under section 5103 (49 USC 5103). A book titled “Handling Hazardous Materials” is readily available that provides very precise information concerning the subject of hazardous materials transport.