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09/23/2022

Updated Regulations for Shipping Radioactive Materials Proposed

US DOT PHMSA has proposed to align the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) with international requirements for transporting radioactive materials (Class 7).  

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09/14/2022

5 Changes for Lithium Batteries by Air in Effect January 1

In recent years, revisions to the rules for lithium battery air shipments have been a mainstay on the list of significant changes to IATA’s manual. 2023 will be no exception.   

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09/09/2022

What's New in the 2023 IATA DGR?

See the most significant changes in the 64th Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance with the new edition starts 01/01/23.

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09/08/2022

2023 IATA DGR Available for Pre-order

The 2023 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) manual is now available for pre-order at Lion.com. Mandatory compliance with the new edition starts on 01/01/23.

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08/26/2022

Comment Period Extended: Hazmat e-Communications

Update: US DOT PHMSA is extending the comment period on its request for input about potential benefits of electronic hazmat shipping papers, emergency response information, train consists, and other communications until 10/24.  

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08/22/2022

PHMSA Package Tape Enforcement Policy Ends August 31

PHMSA’s policy of enforcement discretion regarding use of alternate adhesive tape to close UN rated packagings will end on August 31, 2022. 

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08/15/2022

Latest DOT Actions on Hazmat Special Permits

US DOT PHMSA announced actions to grant or deny hazardous materials Special Permits in the Federal Register on August 15.

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07/26/2022

Final Rule Alert: Hazmat Harmonization Rule HM-215P

Final Rule HM-215P harmonizes the 49 CFR Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) with international regulations and standards. The rule takes effect on August 25, 2022.

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07/12/2022

Latest DOT Actions on Hazmat Special Permits

US DOT PHMSA announced actions to grant hazmat Special Permits, and applications for new special permits, in the Federal Register on July 12.

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07/06/2022

International Updates for Hazmat Shippers

Updates related to hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations from around the world. Topics include lithium batteries shipped by air, corrections to the IMDG Code, a major rule proposed by Transport Canada, and more.

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