Hazardous or dangerous goods defined as materials or items with inherent hazardous properties, if not adequately controlled, can present a possible hazard to the health and well-being of all living organisms and the safety of the environment. It can be solids, liquids, or gases. They can be hot or cold, pungent or odorless, transparent, or colored, and their hazardous effects can be anything from minimal to fatal. They may be pure chemicals, mixtures of substances, manufactured products, or individual articles on their own.
Some goods classified as hazardous materials may surprise you, such as aerosols, perfume, or anything containing lithium batteries – like phones or laptops