DOT/UN Energetics and Explosives

Highly Energetic Material Testing

With decades of experience, DEKRA is a trusted advisor for solutions that enable safe handling of highly energetic materials. We provide a full range of solutions focused on preventing, investigating, documenting, and characterizing high hazards.
We work with leading standards development and industry organizations, such as ASTM, ASHRAE, and NFPA, to ensure regulatory compliance and the safety of our customers’ operations. Additionally, we perform classification tests for documentation that meet UN/DOT and IATA specifications.
Our solutions are tailored to meet the specialized needs of customers who manufacture and transport hazardous materials, including the specialty chemical, pharmaceutical, semiconductor, and automotive industries. We also provide support to legal professionals and trade associations engaged with these industries.
Whether it is supporting an incident investigation, developing risk-management strategies, or conducting gas and dust explosion research, we customize each solution to meet your needs.
Our solutions:
  • Protect people, properties, and the environment
  • Decrease risk
  • Ensure regulatory compliance
  • Provide business continuity


We work collaboratively with our customers to identify cost-effective, safe solutions. DEKRA will guide you through each step as we assess your needs, develop an action plan, and implement your solution.
Our experts can help you characterize and understand the potential energy release of your material or article. Energetic testing services include UN/DOT testing, Class 1 testing, and thermal stability testing.
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