Dangerous Goods News

  • Opening Ceremony and the First Training Session for ICAO/FIATA Dangerous Goods by Air Training Program in Shanghai

    On July 24, 2017, the opening ceremony of Shanghai training center of ICAO/FIATA Dangerous Goods by Air Training Program was launched in Shanghai. The training program is a good example of the joint efforts made by UL Supply Chain and Sustainability, China International Freight Forwarders Association and Beijing JMCONZ Transportation Consulting Co. Ltd., it’s the first official authorized ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Transportation Safety Board reviews actions since Lac-Mégantic derailment

    The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released its assessment of Transport Canada’s response to recommendations made on 23 January 2014 in the wake of the Lac-Mégantic train derailment. “There are risks to carrying more and more oil by rail and the Board’s recommendations are aimed at bringing those risks down,” said Wendy Tadros, Chair of the TSB. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Lithium battery regulations

    Ever since the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and ICAO technical instructions, demand for information about Lithium battery hazards has been high. This was particularly the case with respect to manufacturers and shippers, who the regulations affected. The regulations introduced a reclassification and separate UN numbers for Lithium metal batteries (non-rechargeable) and Lithium-ion batteries ...

  • Hayley J. Clayton, Ph.D., Joins The Acta Group, a Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Affiliate

    The Acta Group (Acta) is pleased to announce the expansion of our international regulatory and registrations capability with the addition of regulatory specialist Hayley J. Clayton, Ph.D., to our European staff. With more than a decade of experience in global chemical development, manufacturing, and transport, Dr. Clayton brings to Acta and our clients a deep understanding of risk assessment, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Hayley J. Clayton, Ph.D., Joins The Acta Group, a Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. Affiliate

    The Acta Group (Acta) is pleased to announce the expansion of our international regulatory and registrations capability with the addition of regulatory specialist Hayley J. Clayton, Ph.D., to our European staff. With more than a decade of experience in global chemical development, manufacturing, and transport, Dr. Clayton brings to Acta and our clients a deep understanding of risk assessment, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EAC List 2013 - Consultation

    Emergency Action Code (EAC) Consultation - Have your say! NCEC has again been commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) to produce the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List (EAC) List. The next edition of the EAC List will be published in January 2013 but before then we would like to have your views on a number of issues. Find ...

  • BADGP AGM next week

    The British Association of Dangerous Goods Professionals (BADGP) holds its second AGM next week (14th March). The purpose of BADGP is to promote the safe transport of materials that present risk, by supporting the professionals who work in the business of Dangerous Goods, and raising the profile of the Dangerous Goods sector. Our Knowledge Leader, Bill Atkinson, will be attending and if you would ...

  • EAC list 2011 published

    NCEC was again been commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) to produce the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List (EAC List), published by TSO. The EAC List 2011 supersedes the 2009 list and is effective from 1 July 2011. The 2009 List should no longer be used from that date. Bill Atkinson of NCEC commented: “I am pleased that once ...

  • eShipLab hazardous goods shipping software

    eShipGlobal is now offering eShipLab, a Web-based solution for shipping hazardous or dangerous goods in compliance with new carrier regulations. This one-stop integrated solution allows users to ship hazardous and dangerous goods via any U.S. carrier to virtually any destination worldwide. The eShipLab solution identifies ...


    By eShipGlobal

  • DfT guidance note on limited quantities

    The UK Department for Transport has decided to circulate a guidance document on the application of marking provisions for transport units carrying dangerous goods by road packed in Limited Quantities in accordance with ADR. You can download the document here. The ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Bulletin: transporting batteries

    This bulletin is divided into 9 items and addresses batteries that are regulated under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations. General Information on the TDG Act and Regulations Classification of Batteries General Requirements for Shipping Special Cases, Special Provisions or Equivalency Certificates1 Shipping as Waste Shipping by ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • New IATA, ICAO, and OAG web solution puts latest dangerous goods by air regulations online

    Airlines, freight forwarders and shippers can now gain faster access to the latest regulations and information for the carriage of dangerous goods by air with the launch of ‘DG Online’ by the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and Official Airline Guide Cargo, a division of UBM Aviation (OAG Cargo). DG Online combines ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IATA 2011 packing instruction transition guidance

    The packing instructions in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)’s Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (Technical Instructions) (and consequently the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations) have been the subject of an extensive review by the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) over the last four years. These changes are now published in Section 5 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Transport of Lithium Batteries in accordance with the ICAO technical instructions -- guidance document

    Foreword The 2009-2010 ICAO Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air incorporated a number of revisions to requirements for the transport of lithium batteries. Revisions included: Development of new Packing Instructions 965, 966, 967, 968, 969 and 970 to more clearly state requirements for the various types of lithium batteries. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IATA releases addendum to 51st edition dangerous goods regulations

    Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the following amendments and corrections to the 51st Edition, effective from 1 January 2010. Users of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations are asked to note the following amendments and corrections to the 51st Edition, effective from 1 January 2010. New or Amended State Variations (Section 2.9.2) New LUG (Luxembourg) ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Choose, Click, Pay – Buying dangerous goods supplies online is that easy

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing compliance products to companies that offer, handle or transport dangerous goods. With the world wide web now being an everyday part of life, we at ICC The Compliance Center understand that providing an easy-to-use and convenient online shopping experience is essential. Starting August 31, 2009, ICC The Compliance Center ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IATA transport of Lithium Batteries guidance document

    Introduction This document is based on the provisions set out in the 2009/2010 Edition of the ICAO Technical Instruction for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air and the 50th Edition (2009) of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). The purpose of this document is to provide guidance for complying with provisions applicable to the transport by air of lithium batteries ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • E-learning: Compliance at your fingertips

    For more than 20 years, ICC The Compliance Center has been providing training services to companies who offer, handle or transport hazardous materials/dangerous goods. Regulatory compliance is a must for companies involved with hazardous materials/dangerous goods, notwithstanding the current business outlook. Understandably, ICC The Compliance Center recognizes this and the need for quality ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Government commissions NCEC to author book of Emergency Codes

    NCEC, the UK’s national response unit for chemical emergencies, and part of energy and climate change consultancy, AEA, has been commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) to produce the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2009, published by The Stationary Office (TSO). The 2009 edition of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List outlines the ...

  • Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code (EAC) List 2009 now available free from NCEC

    NCEC, the UK’s national response unit for chemical emergencies, and part of energy and climate change consultancy, AEA, has released the free, on line, version of the Dangerous Goods Emergency Action Code List 2009, published by The Stationary Office (TSO). NCEC was commissioned by the Department for Communities and Local Government (CLG) to edit this publication, outlining the application of ...

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