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PHMSA Change Notice

PHMSA Issues Notice of Change on Termination of M-Number and R-Number Approvals with no Expiration Date PHMSA has made a...

Michael Zendano

Regulatory Helpdesk: November 27, 2017

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

Karrie Ishmael, CDGP

Lithium Button Cell Air Exemptions

IATA DGR PI 967 & PI 970 Confusion The wording in recent, current and upcoming editions of the International Air...

Clifton Brown

Top 5 Questions from the Regulatory Helpdesk

This post was originally published in November 2017 and has been updated in May 2022 for accuracy. Regulatory Helpdesk: November...

UN Specification Packaging Mystery

We Got a Mystery to Solve One of my favorite childhood shows was “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?”. How he and his...

Paula Reavis

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

Regulations

PHMSA Increases Potential Fines for Non-Compliance

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has increased the potential penalties for failing to comply with the Hazardous...

Barbara Foster

Addendum for IATA DGR 54th Edition

An addendum has been released for the 54th Edition IATA DGR. Effective January 1, 2013. You can view the addendum...

DOT Provides Guidance on Marine Pollutants

Identifying environmental hazards is an important part of the current transportation of hazardous materials system. However, changes that have originated...

Barbara Foster

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

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