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Shipping Limited Quantities and Consumer Commodities

Course Code: HMT 235

Complete hazmat training for managers and employees who prepare and offer hazardous materials in limited quantities for ground, air, or vessel transportation using 49 CFR, the IATA DGR, and the IMDG Code. Professionals who complete this course are prepared to package, mark, label, load, unload, and prepare shipping papers/documentation for ground, air, and ocean transport. 
US DOT, ICAO/IATA, and IMO/IMDG all require training for hazmat employees, including employees involved in preparing limited quantities of hazardous materials for transport. 

Domestic and international hazmat regulations provide regulatory relief for shipping small quantities of certain hazardous materials (e.g., select paints, solvents, cosmetics, automobile supplies, fuels, and fuel additives). This course helps professionals identify opportunities to simplify shipping processes and limit exposure to US DOT's Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) compliance mistakes. 

Registration includes: 

  • Engaging, interactive hazmat employee training.
  • Relevant excerpts domestic and international hazmat requirements.
  • Trusted resources and references to simplify hazmat compliance.
  • Year-round updates to your course resources and alerts about rule changes.
  • 6 months of Lion Membership for complete compliance support.
  • Certificate to demonstrate competence in hazmat/DG regulations.

Hazmat Limited Quantities and Consumer Commodities training covers:

  • Applicability of the hazardous materials (hazmat) regulations
  • DOT, IATA, and IMDG Hazard Classes
  • General packaging requirements for all hazmat packages
  • Specific packaging requirements for limited quantity shipments
  • Marking, labeling, and placarding requirements for limited quantity shipments
  • Shipping papers requirements for limited quantity shipments
  • Loading and unloading hazmat packages
  • Hazmat incident reports
  • Recognizing and responding to security threats


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Key Learning Objectives: 

  • Identify hazardous materials that qualify for relief when shipped as a limited quantity and properly prepare ground, air, and vessel shipments 
  • Properly classify, name, package, mark, label, handle, and document hazmat limited quantity shipments
  • Helps satisfy DOT, IATA DGR, and IMDG Code training mandates for limited quantity hazmat shippers 

Online Course Details

Course code HMT 235
Compatible on Desktop, tablet, or mobile
Duration 5 hours
Access time 90 days
Certificate issued Yes
Training required by US DOT (49 CFR 172.704) ICAO/IATA (IATA 1.5) 
(IMDG 1.3.1) 

CEUs and Certification Maintenance

CEUs awarded 0.50
Lion Membership           6 months

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What's different about online training at

Professionals choose Lion’s online training because our courses are more detailed and more up-to-date than other training available.

Hazardous materials, environmental, and safety professionals rely on Lion for:
  • Courses developed and supported by credentialed, experienced trainers.
  • Materials updated continuously to keep pace with changing regulations.
  • Unrivaled training resources to simplify compliance and inform decision making.
  • Flexible, convenient solutions to fit any schedule or learning style.
  • Ongoing compliance support, including the Lion Finder Service

Online courses can be accessed 24/7, from any internet connection, with support available 7 days a week. Test drive a course or learn more about online training.  

Who takes this hazmat limited quantities online course?

This course is built for hazmat managers and employees who prepare limited quantities and consumer commodities for ground, air, and vessel transport or who oversee overall compliance with 49 CFR, IATA DGR, and IMDG Code hazmat limited quantity regulations.

Note: Lion strongly recommends more comprehensive hazmat training for hazardous materials managers and employees who classify hazardous materials, select Proper Shipping Names, and/or sign the shipping paper certification.
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This 10-step Hazmat Shipper Starter Guide is your quick reference to the basics of hazardous materials shipping. While it’s not designed to replace effective hazmat training, it will introduce new managers to the major considerations and details that impact hazmat shipping compliance.

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