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 Dangerous Goods News | October 2014


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Regulatory Updates


Both PHMSA and IATA have issued proposed rule changes for 2015.  

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  • Click here for IATA


Class 9 Labels & Placards Clarification from PHMSA


PHMSA issued a letter of interpretation regarding the continued use of the "old" Class 9 label and placard. Read more


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Shipping Temperature-Sensitive Materials:   

Considerations in Packaging Selection 


Lives depend on the safe and secure transport of vaccines and pharmaceuticals as well as biological substances such as plasma, blood, organs, and tissue. This whitepaper focuses on packaging considerations for shipping temperature-sensitive biologicals, chemicals, and devices. Read more

Product Spotlight: Cat A Shipper
This ambient shipper, HMS-69302, is rated 4GU/Class 6.2. Suitable for safely shipping Category A Infectious Substances including Ebola, hepatitis B, rabies, and West Nile and yellow fever viruses.
  • Available in cases of 2 or 12.
  • Includes 95 kPa pressure bag, absorbent; 3, 5-vial bubble wrap separators; the appropriate hazard labels, LDPE open-ended bag; and closure tape.
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DG Dialogue

Beware of Hidden Hazmats!  


Hidden hazardous materials in the things we ingest, inhale, or put on our skin. Who knew? Proper hazard identification is critical in meeting shipping regulations.  Read more

In the News


Berlin Packaging's Dangerous Goods divisions donates infectious substance shippers to aid Ebola control efforts in Liberia. Read more

10% off UPS Training through Berlin Dangerous Goods
Reminder: Save 10% on Regulatory Training
We've arranged for customers and prospective customers of Berlin Dangerous Goods to receive a 10% discount on the 49 CFR and IATA seminars led by experienced UPS trainers.

Upcoming training: 
  • 49 CFR/IATA: October 14-16: Philadelphia, PA
  • 49 CFR: November 5-6, Indianapolis, IN

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