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The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) seeking input on potentially establishing vapor pressure limits for unrefined petroleum-based products (and potentially all Class 3 liquids) shipped by any mode.

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For hazmat air shippers, the 58th Edition of IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is in effect as of January 1, 2017. Understanding the latest rules for hazmat air shipments is crucial to avoid costly fines, rejected shipments, and incidents in transit. 

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If you ship with FedEx Express or UPS Air, be advised that the 2017 DGR operator variations hold some crucial updates. Earlier this month, Lion News reported on some major updates to Operator Variations from FedEx Express and UPS Air, which affect the shipment of lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries by air.

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From time to time, our DG shipping customers have questions about the hazmat regulations for shipping and transporting ammunition. While there are different calibers of ammunition manufactured for various firearms, this article focuses on small fire arms ammunition.

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On January 8, 2015 (80 FR 1076), in order to harmonize its rules with international standards, the US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) amended the 49 CFR Hazardous Material Regulations to remove packing group assignments for several articles...

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