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Regulatory Helpdesk: November 13, 2017

Top 4 Questions from the Regulatory Helpdesk Welcome back to the Regulatory Helpdesk where we answer your dangerous goods &...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

When the Finished Package Resembles Christmas Lights

A Lot of Labels It’s not often that you’ll see more than 2 hazard labels on a DG package, but...

Racheal Mani

Happy Birthday DOT!

Happy 50th Birthday DOT! Birthdays are important milestones and should be celebrated. One important one for parents is a baby’s...

Paula Reavis

Change Notice: BX-30CA

In an effort to continuously improve the quality and performance of our UN packaging, we occasionally must make changes to...

Michael Zendano

Shipping Funky Looking Fire Extinguishers

Aircraft Fire Extinguishers Have you ever seen an aircraft fire extinguisher? If not, they don’t look anything like a regular...

Racheal Mani

Warehouse Fire in St. Louis – Still Burning

A warehouse in South St. Louis caught fire on Wednesday and is still burning today. Listed as a five-alarm fire...

Paula Reavis

Regulations

Authoring a Material Safety Data Sheet [(M)SDS] For Paint Is Not As Easy As One Would Think

Take a company that manufactures artist’s paints. They could sell hundreds of colors and most are made with the same...

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

GHS – What is it?

Many people are asking “What is GHS and what does it mean for me?” GHS is an acronym for Globally...

Shopping Online – A Growing Issue in Dangerous Goods Transportation

Online shopping – whether from large internet companies such as Amazon, to individual vendors on sites such as eBay –...

Barbara Foster

Get Ready for IATA DGR 2012!

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), has recently published a summary of changes that will be seen in the 2012...

Barbara Foster

Just what does it take?

May 11, 1996: ValueJet Flight 592 plunges into the Florida Everglades. Cause? Undeclared dangerous goods—specifically oxygen generators. An Australian dangerous...

Inspections – Cargo Tanks

The CACD (Canadian Association of Chemical Distributors) office in Oakville received a telephone call from a dangerous goods inspector regarding...

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