IATA Publishes Addendum to the 52nd Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations

Posted on 1/5/2011 by James Griffin

On December 30, 2010, IATA published an addendum to the 52nd Edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), an adaptation of the ICAO Technical Instructions for carriage of dangerous goods by aircraft. These revisions became effective on January 1, 2011.

Highlights of the Addendum include:

  • American Airlines added a variation (AA-06) prohibiting the carriage of Division 6.2 Category A infectious substances affecting humans or animal (UN 2900 and UN 2814 respectively)
  • Section 4.2, List of Dangerous Goods – there were various entry changes (e.g., packing group assignments, packing instructions, and quantity limitations) for
    • Ammonium nitrate fertilizer
    • Antimony compound, inorganic, solid, n.o.s.
    • Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s.
    • Cyclohexyl mercaptan
    • Dinitrobenzenes, liquid
    • Diphenylchloroarsine, solid
    • Genetically modified micro-organisms
    • Genetically modified organisms
    • Ethyl isocyanate
    • Isopropyl isocyanate
    • Medicine, solid, toxic, n.o.s.
    • Metallic substance, water-reactive, n.o.s.
    • Toxic solid, corrosive, inorganic, n.o.s.
    • Toxic solid, corrosive, organic, n.o.s.
  • Revised the Packing Instructions 202, 377, 454, 492, 565, 681, 876, 950, 956, 964, Y964, 965, and 968
  • Section 7, Figure 7.1.A for the new limited quantity mark was modified to include the minimum width of the line forming the diamond
  • Figures 8.1.I, 8.1.J, and 10.8.E were revised to remove “III” from the packing group column for Dry ice, UN 1845

Tags: hazmat, IATA, new rules, shipping

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