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  • TDG Amendment 12 - Update

    TDG Amendment 12 - Update

    Labels, Markings, Placards, and more (OH MY!) All in “Consolidation Bin” and “Overpack” amendments As promised late last month, Transport Canada has published the Dangerous Goods Safety Marks (commonly referred to as the ...

    Clifton Brown

  • New Look, Same Great Company

    New Look, Same Great Company

    Niagara Falls, NY --- September 15, 2010--- ICC Compliance Center is very proud to announce the launch of our re-branding campaign.   Our refreshed image is designed to support our vision to become the recognized North American industry ...

  • GHS Implementation – A Quick Guide for International Suppliers

    GHS Implementation – A Quick Guide for International Suppliers

    Slowly but surely, the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is becoming “the way things are done” for hazard communication around the world. Many countries have already implemented internal versions of the GHS. Others, such as the United ...

    Barbara Foster

  • PHMSA Proposes Changes to Air Packaging in HM-231A

    PHMSA Proposes Changes to Air Packaging in HM-231A

    The Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has released a proposed rulemaking to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) designed to reduce the number of spills of liquid hazardous materials during air transportation. This ...

    Barbara Foster, Senior Regulatory Specialist

  • PHMSA Publishes Final Rule HM-231 – Packaging of HM

    PHMSA Publishes Final Rule HM-231 – Packaging of HM

    On Tuesday, February 1, 2010, the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a final rule under Docket HM-231 regarding packaging requirements in the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The final rule is effective ...

    Emily Walter

  • The environmentally hazardous substance mark is now mandatory

    The environmentally hazardous substance mark is now mandatory

    Don`t let you shipments get refused. The latest version of the UN Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods introduced a new marking for goods classified as Marine Pollutants. This rule became effective January 1, 2010 for IMDG shipments ...

    Emily Walter; Karrie Monette-Ishmael

  • Vancouver 2010 Interim Order Respecting the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Into, Through or Within Controlled Access Zones)

    Vancouver 2010 Interim Order Respecting the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (Into, Through or Within Controlled Access Zones)

    January 25, 2010 INTERPRETATION 1. Words and expressions used in this Interim Order and defined in the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992 or the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations have the same meaning as in that Act or ...

    Transport Canada/ICC The Compliance Center Inc.

  • The Vancouver Olympics – Putting dangerous goods security on the podium

    The Vancouver Olympics – Putting dangerous goods security on the podium

    How do you provide security for an event with approximately 5,000 competitors, 70,000 visitors, and multiple venues spread over a zone covering multiple communities, including a major North American port? That’s the question for Transport Canada, ...

    Barbara Foster

  • The First Step – US Department of Labor issues GHS notice of proposed rulemaking

    The First Step – US Department of Labor issues GHS notice of proposed rulemaking

    On September 30, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the Department of Labor published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that starts the long process of introducing the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) into North ...

    Barbara Foster

  • Amendment dangerous goods safety marks

    Amendment dangerous goods safety marks

    This proposed amendment will correct some of the dangerous goods safety mark issues that Amendment 6 brought us. This amendment has been published on Transport Canada’s (TC) website for public input. The consultation period ends October 5, 2009. ...

    Jim Henry

  • Placarding of trucks carrying totes – Clarification to Canadian requirements

    Placarding of trucks carrying totes – Clarification to Canadian requirements

    A new interpretation of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDG) will affect the way vehicles carrying large means of containment, such as tote tanks, will be placarded.In general, TDG section 4.15 allows the “DANGER” placard to be ...

    Barbara Foster

  • HM-218D – The US Moves Forward on Gasohol and Other Updates

    HM-218D – The US Moves Forward on Gasohol and Other Updates

    On January 28, the US DOT passed Amendment HM-218D. This final rule adopts various updates and amendments to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) of 49 CFR, and is intended to provide relief to industry by clarifying and, in some cases, ...

    Barbara Foster

  • Amendment 6 Revisions

    Amendment 6 Revisions

    Transport Canada released today (April 27, 2007) revisions to Amendment 6, which was published in Gazette 1, September 30, 2006. This revision is a result of the comments Transport Canada received at the end of last year. Some of the revisions ...

    Christie Conrad

  • Prepare For Worldwide Compliance

    Prepare For Worldwide Compliance

    In today`s global business environment, regulatory differences between countries can be a serious cause of extra work, delays and costs. In recognition of this, the United Nations has put forward a model called the Globally Harmonized System ...

    Christie Conrad