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Use of the New Hazard Class 9 Lithium Battery Label

The transportation in commerce of a package containing a lithium battery is subject to both domestic and international transportation regulations.  Depending on the classification of the lithium battery package several types of hazard communication methods (labels and/or package marks) may…

Use of the New Lithium Battery Mark

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Summary of Significant Changes and Amendments to the 59th Edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) publishes a new edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations for each calendar year.  In effect for the remainder of calendar year 2017 is the 58th edition.  Beginning January 1, 2018 all transport of dangerous…

Use of the New Class 9-Lithium Batteries Label

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Q&A: The Marine Pollutant Exception

This is a question from a customer of mine.  I had provided them with HazMat Employee Training (to meet USDOT regulations), training for the shippers and packers of dangerous goods by air as required by the International Air Transport Association…

General Requirements and Provisions for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

General Requirements and Provisions for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

The transportation of a lithium cell or battery requires the shipper to ensure it meets certain standards of testing and production before its transportation in commerce can be considered. The purpose of this article is to identify and explain the general…

Q&A: Do I Describe the Inner Receptacle of a Combination Packaging on the Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods?

Q&A: Do I Describe the Inner Receptacle of a Combination Packaging on the Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods?

A question from an attendee of my Onsite Training (12.01.16): Hello Daniel,The question is: On the DGD is it proper to put the outer packaging in the Quantity and type of packaging column.  (This is how we have been filling…

Quick Take: Determination of Packing Group for a Class 8 Corrosive

Quick Take: Determination of Packing Group for a Class 8 Corrosive

Whether shipping a hazardous material or dangerous good by highway, air, rail or vessel; whether transported internationally or within the U.S.; the shipper of a hazardous material is responsible for its classification.  This includes – among other things – determining…

Q&A: Can a limited quantity of a hazardous material be transported by air in a non-specification packaging?

A follow-up question from one of my recent Onsite Training customers (11.18.16): Hello Daniel, Can you please confirm that a Limited Quantity Air Shipment can go in a non-specification package? Thank you, My reply that same day: Correct. The IATA…

Video From IATA: What are the Dangerous Goods Regulations?

Here is a short video produced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) that succinctly describes IATA and its Dangerous Goods Regulations for the transport of dangerous goods by air. I couldn’t say it any better myself! Contact me with…