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Dangerous Goods News | June 2012







Regulatory Updates

United Nations Discussions

The 41st session of the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods is taking place now in Geneva, Switzerland. Hot topics include assignment of packing groups and lithium batteries. Read More.


Ship by Air Compliance Deadline Approaching


Air shipments of consumer commodities must comply with the new regulations by 12/31/12. Are you ready? Visit our online regulatory center for an overview of the new law and a compliance checklist. Note: PHMSA may reconsider the compliance date for ground shipments, currently set for 12/31/13.

DG Dialogue

Read Our Latest Blog Post: Factor #2: Five Factors in Selecting Packaging for Dangerous Goods


With careful attention to these tips, you should be able to select the right packaging to meet your hazmat packaging needs. Factor #2 relates to the quantity/volume of the material being shipped. Read More

Special Permit Package

Product Spotlight: DOT-SP 9168 Packaging


Ship up to 1 L or 2.85 kg of most hazardous materials by ground or air, without special labeling or placarding with our special permit packaging. (View D.O.T. exemption letter)


Available with or without bottles (use your own) and with or without absorbent, in:

  • cases of 4
  • half-pallets
  • full pallets


Click here to learn more, request a quote, or request a sample.

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