. State enforced regulations cover the transport of dangerous goods which call up the Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADG Code) with only minor variations. IATA accreditation applies to the transport by air and specific State regulation applies to explosives (including flares, ammunition etc). The codes are generally consistent with international practices and applies to dangerous goods moved outside the premises. The regulations address procedures for managing and packaging chemicals as well as a system of diamond-shaped placarding and labels and other information-based actions designed to encourage appropriate response by other persons. It is a key document and its principles are reflected in current storage regulations.
Amyl nitrite, in common with other alkyl nitrites ,  is a potent vasodilator ; it expands blood vessels , resulting in lowering of the blood pressure . Alkyl nitrites are a source of nitric oxide , which signals for relaxation of the involuntary muscles . Physical effects include decrease in blood pressure, headache, flushing of the face, increased heart rate, dizziness, and relaxation of involuntary muscles, especially the blood vessel walls and the internal and external anal sphincter . There are no withdrawal symptoms. Overdose symptoms include nausea , vomiting , hypotension , hypoventilation , shortness of breath , and fainting . The effects set in very quickly, typically within a few seconds and disappear within a few minutes. Amyl nitrite may also intensify the experience of synesthesia .