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10/29/2021

Hazmat Tricks & Treats: Finding Sweet Shipping Reliefs

To explore some valuable hazmat shipping reliefs and exceptions with a Halloween twist, we walk through the process of shipping a new, unconventional product. Our goal is to take advantage of as many HMR reliefs as we can.

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10/26/2021

West Coast Ports Expand Operations to Ease Container Shipping Woes

Together with business, port, and union leaders, the White House announced a “series of public and private commitments to move more goods faster" through the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, California

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10/21/2021

Final Rule Alert: e-Cigarettes, e-Liquids Now Nonmailable

A US Postal Service Final Rule to make e-cigarettes and e-liquids nonmailable, with limited exceptions, took effect on 10/21/2021.  

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10/21/2021

Video: Hazmat History (Vol. 1)

In our Hazmat History video series, Lion Technology explores the events, trends, and government actions that shaped the regulatory environment that shippers, carriers, and manufacturers operate in today.

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10/18/2021

9 Major League Details for Hazmat Air Shippers

To celebrate the Major League Baseball postseason, this week we bring you 9 details to double check before you take your next swing at shipping dangerous goods by air. 

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10/12/2021

What is Flash Point for Flammable Liquids?

People who ship and transport hazardous materials use flash point to measure the risk of an explosive or ignitable mixture forming when a liquid escapes from its container or packaging.    

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09/28/2021

Why Some Hazardous Materials Don't Fly

One of the reasons that air travel remains exceedingly safe is the strict requirements for shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods by aircraft.

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09/27/2021

Rule Clarifies Status of USPS Hazmat Regulations

USPS is amending the Domestic Mail Manual (DMM) and 39 CFR to clarify that the regulations for mailing hazardous materials are found in Publication 52, Hazardous Restricted, and Perishable Mail.

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09/21/2021

Are Ocean Carriers Refusing Hazmat Shipments?

Chemical distributors have expressed concerns about systemic reductions for transporting hazardous materials by vessel and the possibility that carriers are refusing to book chemical shipments.

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09/20/2021

Latest DOT Actions on Hazmat Special Permits

US DOT announced their latest actions to grant or deny Special Permits for hazardous materials shippers, carriers, packaging manufacturers, and others earlier this month.

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