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.
Hazmat air shipments are subject to more restrictive regulations than shipments that travel by highway, rail, or vessel—and for good reason. In-flight hazmat incidents can be absolutely disastrous. This guide provides five simple tips for first-time air shippers to consider before offering hazmat/dangerous goods for transport on passenger or cargo aircraft.