Sources of Ignition

For stowage purpose IMDG Code recommends away from “Sources of Ignition” for some classes or substances.

Sources of Ignition includes

  • Open fire
  • Machinery Exhausts and Galley Uptakes
  • Electrical Equipment and Electrical Outlets*
  • Reefers and Heated tanks#

* Certified safe type as per SOLAS II-2/19.3.2 excluded

# Explosion proof electrical fittings excluded

Above is not an exhaustive list.