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Addendum for IATA DGR 62nd Edition

It’s now 2021, and there is a new IATA DGR 62nd Edition and Addendum. If shipping COVID-19 vaccines, lithium batteries, radioactive...

Elton Woodfine

How Not to Mark and Label your Dangerous Goods Package

For those of us who are the geeks and nerds of the dangerous goods world, we know and understand what...

Racheal Mani

Shipping Vaccines or Pharmaceutical?

With the COVID-19 vaccine rolling out around the world, IATA has released an updated guidance document (December 16, 2020) that...

Elton Woodfine

Update on COVID-19 Temporary Certificates from Transport Canada

Transport Canada has provided an update on the Temporary Use Permits that were issued at the start of the pandemic.  ...

Racheal Mani

Know Your Exemptions – the 500 Kilogram Exemption (TDG Section 1.16)

This post was originally published in August 2015 and has been updated in December 2020 for accuracy. Like most regulations...

Barbara Foster

Be a Dangerous Goods Ambassador

As dangerous goods experts, it is our responsibility to keep our employees safe and our community safe by offering dangerous...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

Regulations

USPS Simplifies Mailing Ethanol-Based Products by Air

This post was originally published in July 2017 and has been updated in November 2020 for accuracy. Consumer Products It...

Barbara Foster

“Light My Fire” – Calculating Flash Points for Flammable Liquids

This post was originally published in February 2016 and has been updated in November 2020 for accuracy. One of the...

Barbara Foster

ISTA Series 6: 6-FEDEX-A Testing vs. Standard UN Testing

This post was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated in November 2020 for accuracy. When we think...

Michael Zendano

What Do UN Markings on Packages Mean?

This post was originally published in November 2020 and has been updated in April 2022 for accuracy. Shipping hazardous materials...

TDG Limited Quantity Changes Coming in 2021

With the year coming to a close in a few months, many will be celebrating putting 2020 behind us once...

Michael Zendano

Changes to Packaging and Labeling for Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers in Beverage and Food Containers

COVID-19 has definitely pushed industries and our government to be creative, to meet the necessary demand for alcohol-based hand sanitizers,...

Elton Woodfine

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