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Dangerous Goods News | June 2012

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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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