Contamination

Contamination is a term used to refer to the presence of impurities or other undesirable elements in goods.

What is Contamination ?
Contamination is the presence of impurities or other undesirable substances that spoil, infect, make unfit, or reduce the quality of the goods. Contamination of cargo can either be due to water, other cargo, chemicals, etc. The contaminant and its origin may be different in different situations. However, contamination of cargo always results in loss of value or the rejection of the cargo.