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HazMat Labels, Markings, and Placards on an Intermediate Bulk Container

HazMat Labels, Markings, and Placards on an Intermediate Bulk Container

If you prepare for transportation or transport hazardous materials in an Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC), you may be just as confused as I am (or was!) regarding the proper display of the required hazard communication methods.  The answering of customer’s…

Q&A: Transport of Used Medical Devices

People find me in google searches – it happens! – and when they do they fire away with questions.  Like this one August 5, 2016: I saw your web page and the invite to contact you with questions about 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…

FAQs: Shipping Cosmetics as a Class 3 Flammable Liquid Under an Exception to the Hazardous Material Regulations

A question from someone who found – and liked – my blog on June 26, 2015: Dear Daniel, I hope this message finds you well. I found your website online and I find it very helpful and educational. I haven’t…

Shipment of Empty HazMat Packagings and the Need for HazMat Labels, Placards, Markings, & etc.

49 CFR 173.29 contains the PHMSA/USDOT regulations for the transportation of empty packagings that last contained hazardous materials.  As a shipper of hazardous materials you must be aware of §173.29(a) which states that an empty packaging with the residue of…

“Emptying” a Hazardous Material Packaging

In the Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) at 49 CFR 173.29(a) you learn that as far as the PHMSA/USDOT is concerned, the transportation in commerce of an “empty” packaging that still contains the residue of a hazardous material is subject to…

What is the Small Quantity Exception to the HMR?

The transportation of a hazardous material (HazMat) is subject to the Hazardous Material Regulations (HMR) of the PHMSA/USDOT.  This includes but is not limited to the following: Classification of the HazMat. Selection and use of specification packaging. Application of the…

Authorization for use of ORM-D Classification (Consumer Commodity) Extended to end of 2020!

Announced January 7, 2013 in the Federal Register and effective January 1, 2013, the PHMSA of the US Department of Transportation granted the request of the American Coatings Association (ACA) to extend the authorization for use of the ORM-D classification and the…