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Hazmat Essentials: All About Hazard Class 9

Posted on 4/1/2024 by Lion Technology Inc.

In a recent video, we talked about all nine classes of hazardous materials regulated around the world (and their divisions).

Now let's take a closer look at Hazard Class 9. The "miscellaneous" hazard class includes materials like lithium batteries, asbestos fibers, many hazardous wastes, marine pollutants, and a whole lot more that doesn't fit into any other hazard class 1 through 8.  


Watch the video and subscribe on YouTube to catch the next one: 

Types of Class 9 Hazmat

This video gives you the details about the six types of materials that can be Class 9 hazmat:

  • "DOT Says So."
  • Airplane hazards.
  • Hazardous wastes.
  • Hazardous substances.
  • Marine pollutants.
  • Elevated temperature materials 

More about shipping hazardous substances and "RQ": 

Cincinnati in April 2024:
DOT and IATA DGR Hazmat Shipper Training

Develop a step-by-step process to identify and apply the US and international regulations that apply to hazmat shipments offered for transportation by ground or air.

In Cincinnati: 

DOT Hazmat Ground Shipper Certification April 24—25, 2024
IATA Hazmat Air Shipper Certification April 26, 2024


Training location: 

Hilton Cincinnati Airport 
7373 Turfway Rd
Florence, KY 41042

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