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PHMSA HazMat Transportation Regulations

What are the Size Requirements for the Package Marks of a Salvage Packaging?

Pursuant to 49 CFR 173.3(c)(3), each salvage drum must be marked with the following: Proper shipping name of the hazardous material inside the packaging. Name and address of the shipper (consignee). The word “SALVAGE”. Each salvage drum must also display…

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…

FAQ: Is Asbestos Waste a Hazardous Material? A Hazardous Waste?

FAQ: Is Asbestos Waste a Hazardous Material? A Hazardous Waste?

Question: I am the carrier for an asbestos waste that has been removed from schools, businesses, and residences.  Is it subject to PHMSA/USDOT regulations as a hazardous material (HazMat) when transported?  Please help! Answer: Asbestos waste may be a hazardous…

Q&A: Shipping Description for UN1005, Anhydrous Ammonia

From a member of the printing industry (not a customer) on December 14, 2016: I’m looking for information on Anhydrous Ammonia,  I need the shipping paper detail for Anhydrous Ammonia 1005.  I’m a printer and have customers looking this information…. any information…

PHMSA/USDOT Publishes DOT Chart 16.  Replaces DOT Chart 15

PHMSA/USDOT Publishes DOT Chart 16. Replaces DOT Chart 15

Out with the old, in with the new! The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published the latest version of the Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling, and Placarding Guide as DOT Chart 16. The following changes are included: Inclusion of…

Use the Hazardous Materials Regulations? Then you Must Bookmark These Pages

Compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) of require access to them. Despite its intimidating size, likely you will only require knowledge of a small percentage of the entire HMR. Whatever your needs, below I have identified the parts and…

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…