Cargo Decoder is your guide to what is in the truck or tanker next to you on the highway. Enter the 4 digit number from the DOT placard to learn about a material. See details from both the 2016 Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG 2016). If you need it, ERG 2012 is available too.

Powerful search capabilities will help you quickly find information by matching just part of the UN/NA placard number or material name.

Protective distance information, toxic inhalation hazards, and ERG2016 reference pages are just a touch away for emergency responders and HazMat personnel. A simple touch quickly gets you to the information you need.

Cargo Decoder Plus uses no network bandwidth so information will always be available even if your network is not.

- Find safety information on hazardous cargo
- Search by name or input DOT number
- View ERG2016 and ERG2012 reference pages
- Access directly on device, no network connection required
- Share information with friends and colleagues
- Learn about the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

What’s New

Version 2019.4

Squashed more bugs.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

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Works ok and cheap

Good app for the price as long as it gets updated

Callen102 ,

Hazmat app

This is a great app I've used it many times as a firefighter to determine what we are dealing with on scene would recommend


Downloaded App not same as shown.

What was downloaded appears to be a beta or earlier version. Would not recommend to buy or downloaded


Marsh Gosnell
19.9 MB

Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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