Explosive goods are composed wholly or partly of substances that can cause the item to explode or burn explosively. Such hazardous substances can be solid, liquid or gaseous, or a compound of various substances. It could also be a combination of various states of matter.
Because of their properties, explosive substances can easily cause explosions through impact, friction or contact with ignition sources or other substances. Examples of explosive goods include dynamite, gunpowder, priming substances, ammunition and pyrotechnics, including fireworks.