Diesel Oil in IMDG Code and European Road Rules

flammable liquid (category 3)

IMDG Code lists Diesel oil  under UN No. 1202 Class 3 (flammable Liquid) ,GAS OIL or DIESEL FUEL or HEATING OIL, LIGHT.

The main criteria for class 3 is flashpoint which is limited at 60 Deg C. However as per European road rules ADR , which explains the criteria of class 3 in ADR section 2.2.3.1.1. , diesel fuel, gas oil, heating oil (light) having a flashpoint above 60 deg C and not more than 100 Deg C shall be deemed as substances of Class 3, UN No. 1202.