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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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Use of the New Class 9-Lithium Batteries Label

  Contact me with any questions you may have about the transportation of hazardous materials by air, highway, vessel, or rail International and Domestic Daniels Training Services, Inc. 815.821.1550 Info@DanielsTraining.com http://www.danielstraining.com/

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…

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…

Classification of Lithium Batteries for Transportation in Commerce

Classification of Lithium Batteries for Transportation in Commerce

Persons involved in the transportation in commerce of lithium batteries are subject to the regulations of at least one – or perhaps all – of the following regulatory agencies: The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) within the U.S. Department…

Q&A: Using the Marine Pollutant Marking by Land and Water

Here’s a question someone posted to Hazmat101, a Yahoogroup on December 1, 2015: To  compare notes. Are marine pollutant placards required on a truck that contains non-bulk packages on its way to the port per 49 CFR? What if the…

Q&A: Segregation of Limited Quantities

A question from a customer of my ONSITE TRAINING on October 15th, 2015: Hey Daniel, I just had a quick question regarding limited quantities.  If I have 2 different hazmat items that normally could not be shipped together per the…

Significant Changes to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code for 2016

Significant Changes to the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code for 2016

December 31, 2015 is the end of the transition year for the 2012 Edition (36-12 Amendment) of the IMDG Code of the International Maritime Organization.  The code is updated every two years but is optional for its first and last…