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Right now, everyone is stepping up to play their part in the ongoing public health emergency related to novel coronavirus or COVID-19. As part of that effort, many businesses want to prepare alcohol-based sanitizers for public distribution or internal use, including many not currently licensed or registered to manufacture drugs by US FDA.
“Wait, is that compliant?” That's what I thought when a computer showed up on my doorstep bearing an unorthodox lithium battery marking. The answer, I learned, has important implications for dangerous goods professionals and all business leaders.
The words Ignitable and flammable seem like synonyms; in the most basic sense, both warn of a fire risk. But if you manage hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, both terms should raise a red flag for you.
A household name for shipping services was issued a $120,000 civil penalty by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for allegedly violating hazardous materials regulations. FAA alleges that the shipping company knowingly offered a shipment containing improperly packaged lithium batteries for transportation by air on Nov. 15, 2018.
On January 16, the DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) posted notice of its latest actions of hazardous materials special permits granted, denied, or withdrawn.
Last month, the International Maritime Organization (IMO) released corrigenda to the 2018 edition to correct errors in Volumes 1 and 2 of the text.
This week Lion launched an online store to offer hazardous materials labels and placards that shippers need to keep hazmat shipments moving safely and in compliance–by ground, air, or vessel.
Get the hazmat labels and placards you need from your trusted source for hazmat training. Labels and placards at Lion.com/Labels conform to the specifications for domestic and international transportation.
The Fall 2019 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions landed in the Federal Register on December 26, 2019.
Together with the Global Shippers Forum (GSF) and other industry groups, IATA has renewed its call for governments to “crack down on manufacturers of counterfeit batteries and of mis-labeled and non-compliant shipments.”
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