On January 1, 2012, the next editions of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code come into effect. Here’s a quick guide to impending changes and deadlines you should know about...
[Editor's Note: Lion Technology Inc. instructor Roseanne Bottone is blogging from the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC) Conference & Hazardous Materials Transportation Exposition. Daily, she will provide her observations and insights from the conference in order to keep our readers up-to-date with the latest regulatory news.] My students often ask me what I do for Lion when I’m not teaching a workshop. Well, today...
International Standards on the Transport of Dangerous Goods; Public Meeting AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. [Docket No. PHMSA–2011–0246; Notice No. 11–11] (76 FR 68829) SUMMARY: This notice is to advise interested persons that PHMSA will conduct a public meeting in preparation for the 40th...
Q. I have a material I need to ship off site that might be a DOT hazmat, but I’m not sure. I want to send a sample to a laboratory for testing, but how do I do that if I don’t know what its properties are? What do I have to do to ship this sample in compliance with the DOT’s regulations when I don’t know what kind of hazmat it is in the first place...
Some of the limited quantity reliefs are identical across the intermodal transport rules, but others are reserved for specific modes of transport. Shippers can and should capitalize on these limited quantity reliefs when possible, but must recognize that some hazmat requirements still apply to shipping limited quantities.