New PHMSA Hazmat Enforcement Policy for Air and Sea Shippers
The policy reads, in part: “PHMSA will not take enforcement action against any offeror or carrier who offers or accepts for domestic or international transportation by any mode packages marked or labeled in accordance with these standards.”
Read the full PHMSA Notice of Enforcement.
PHMSA will evaluate whether to include revisions in the 2021-2022 ICAO TI and/or the forthcoming Amendment 40-20 of the IMDG Code in a future rulemaking.
2021 IATA DGR (62nd Edition)Most hazmat/dangerous goods air shippers use the International Air Transport Association’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) to prepare and offer hazardous materials shipments. The IATA DGR combines the ICAO Technical Instructions with state and operator variations that hazmat air shippers must know for their shipments to be accepted for air transport.
The 62nd Edition IATA DGR takes effect on January 1, 2021 and is available for pre-order now.
Pre-order the 2021 IATA DGR
Significant Updates in the 2021 DGR
2018 IMDG CodeThe International Maritime Organization publishes a new edition of its International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG Code) every other year. The 2018 edition IMDG Code (Incorporating amendment 39—18) is mandatory for 2020 and may be used until the end of 2021.
Order the IMDG Code in print or e-reader format.
Learn more about the IMDG Code publication schedule
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