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12/28/2022

FAA: 55 Lithium Battery Air Incidents in 2022

Details from US FAA's latest report on lithium battery incidents involving smoke, fire, or extreme heat aboard airplanes, including summaries of nine incidents that occurred on cargo aircraft.

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12/19/2022

Addendum I to the 2023 IATA DGR Released

IATA has released the first Addendum to the 64th Edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations (2023). Mandatory compliance with the new edition begins on January 1.   

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10/11/2022

Video: 5 Updates for Lithium Battery Air Shipments in the 2023 IATA DGR

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 Now Available

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

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06/29/2022

Air Carriers Want More Action on Lithium Battery Safety

Citing 30% annual growth of the lithium battery market bringing many new shippers into the supply chain, IATA has concerns about mis-declared and undeclared lithium battery shipment being offered into the cycle of transportation.

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04/21/2022

What 40% of Shippers Miss About DG by Air

Hazardous materials shippers who don’t know the restrictive rules for air transport can easily make mistakes that lead to rejected shipments, customs delays, fines and penalties, and emergency incidents aboard aircraft.  

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03/28/2022

Video: Revised Lithium Battery Air Regs In Effect April 1

As of April 1, 2022, lithium-ion and lithium metal batteries or cells shipped separately will no longer be accepted for air transportation when prepared under Section II of the relevant IATA DGR Packing Instruction.   

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03/04/2022

PHMSA Seeks Input Before International DG Meetings

About two weeks before each international meeting, DOT will hold virtual listening sessions with hazardous materials shippers and other stakeholders to solicit input on rule proposals under consideration.

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02/27/2022

Coronavirus News Hub For EHS Pros

We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.

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