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Shipping Lithium Batteries in the United States

This is part two of my series on the shipment of lithium batteries by ground in Canada and the United...

Elton Woodfine

PHMSA Issues Notice of Enforcement Discretion on Packaging Tape

If you ship UN boxes, you know the importance of using the correct tape called out by the closing instructions....

Michael Zendano

Reciprocity

On a recent helpdesk call, a customer asked me if there was a list of differences between the US 49...

Transport Canada updates to IBC Standards 2022

This blog will serve as a quick reference of the significant changes that may affect you!  This past March 2022,...

Elton Woodfine

Shipping Samples for Testing

Under most circumstances when you are looking to ship your dangerous goods, you can simply look at your safety data...

Michael Zendano

PHMSA Increases Penalties for 2022

There are a few things that we can count on: death, taxes, and PHMSA rating their penalties every year.   In...

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PHMSA Increases Penalties for 2022

There are a few things that we can count on: death, taxes, and PHMSA rating their penalties every year.   In...

PHMSA Seeks Comments on Initiative to Convert Letters of Interpretation to FAQs

If you are looking for clarification on the regulations from the 49CFR, oftentimes it is a good idea to check...

Michael Zendano

ATE Calculations

ATE or Acute Toxicity Estimate is a calculation needed when authoring a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for an untested mixture....

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

Shipping Lithium Batteries by Ground in Canada

This will be a two-part blog on shipping Lithium Batteries by ground in North America.  Part One  will focus on...

Elton Woodfine

GHS SDS Ingredient Disclosure

This post was originally published in February 2018 and has been updated in April 2022 for accuracy. Another SDS ‘Headache’...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

Secrets of the IMDG “Vehicle/Container Packing Certificate”

Every now and then, shippers new to shipping by ocean may get a strange notification from their carriers. “Please complete...

Barbara Foster

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