Maintaining compliance with the latest regulations is critical for safely shipping dangerous goods by air. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) is the industry standard for shipping dangerous goods by air recognized by airlines worldwide. The DGR is the most complete, up-to-date and user-friendly reference manual trusted by the industry for over 50 years.
What’s inside the IATA DGR? Applicability – (shipper and operator responsibilities, training, security, incident reporting) Limitations – (forbidden and hidden goods, storage and transport quantities, transport by post, transport by passengers/crew) Classification – (explosives, gases, flammable, toxic, oxidizing, radioactive and corrosive and multiple hazard material) Packing Instructions – (explosives, gases, flammable, toxic, infectious, oxidizing, radioactive and corrosive and multiple hazard material) Packaging Specifications – (inner, UN, construction and testing, limited quantity) Documentation – (shipper’s declaration, air waybill) Handling – (storage, loading, inspection, information provision, reporting, training, document retention) Radioactive material – (transport, limitations, classification, identification, packing, testing, labeling, documentation, handling)
In addition to the annual DGR updates, IATA regularly releases addenda that clarify existing rules and addresses new ones. The 2021 IATA DGR addendum is available to download in the following languages: English, French, Spanish