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Dry ice – also named “Carbon dioxide, solid” with UN identification number 1845 – is regulated by air as a miscellaneous Class 9 dangerous good. To package dry ice for safe transport by air, shippers must follow some key requirements, outlined here.
Dry ice plays a key role in the transport of temperature sensitive goods like food and biological specimens. It’s important to realize, though, that dry ice is also a dangerous good when shipped by air.
UPS will expand its International Special Commodities (ISC) program to allow healthcare providers, life sciences companies, and others to ship certain dangerous goods to 51 new countries and territories.
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.