IATA posted the first Addendum to the 62nd
Edition Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) on January 1. Compliance with the 62nd
Ed. IATA DGR is mandatory as of January 1, 2021.
View Addendum I
to the 2021 DGR.
Changes to the DGR shipping requirements in this Addendum include:
- An added exception for hand sanitizer in Section 2.5 "Dangerous Goods in Operator's Property."
- An added exception for COVID-19 vaccines containing GMOs or GMMOs in Section 188.8.131.52.
The first Addendum also updates various state and operator variations, including the addition of a new variation for Federal Express,
FX-10, which reads:
FX-10 Shipments containing accessible dangerous goods (ADG) and inaccessible dangerous goods (IDG) that are dropped off at staffed FedEx U.S. locations must be processed using a FedEx or third-party automation system, not paper airbills or air waybills.
Order your copy of the 2021 IATA DGR here
To see significant changes for hazmat air shippers in this year's DGR, read our post from September: What's New in the 2021 DGR?
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