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The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released the first Addendum to the 61st Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The new edition of the hazardous materials/dangerous goods air regulations takes effect on January 1, 2020.9/24/2019
To safely ship hazardous materials by any mode of transport, attention to detail is crucial. This is especially true when preparing hazmat air shipments. From special marks and labels used only for the air mode to extra requirements for shipping papers, the rules for shipping hazmat by air are more stringent than the ground regulations–for good reason.10/1/2018
On September 18, 2018, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released an updated National Policy to “set forth policies and procedures relevant to FAA’s compliance and enforcement program,” including enforcement of hazardous materials violations.8/23/2018
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its annual summary of significant changes to its Dangerous Goods Regulations, or DGR, the manual used by air shippers around the world to ensure compliance with applicable international hazmat regulations.7/19/2018
US FAA issued a six-figure fine for a Hong Kong company that allegedly shipped lithium batteries, undeclared, by air. Besides failing to properly classify, name, package, mark, label or document the shipment, the company also did not provide requried hazmat training for employees, according to FAA.Download Our Latest Whitepaper
Just starting out with shipping lithium batteries? The four fundamental concepts in this guide are the place to start.