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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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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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02/22/2022

FAA Seeks Feedback on Vaccines and Dry Ice Shipped by Air

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is seeking approval of a new information collection request (ICR) related to air transport of COVID-19 vaccines.

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01/04/2022

New Year's Weekend EH&S News Wrap Up

Catch up on some regulatory activity you might have missed while you were celebrating the end of 2021. 

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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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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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08/27/2021

Lithium Battery Updates in the 2022 IATA DGR

Lithium battery shippers: The 2022 IATA DGR will incorporate two important revisions for shipping lithium-ion and -metal cells and batteries by air. 

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