49 cfr 172.704 News

  • ALERT: accepting US hazmat endorsements in Canada

    Part 6 of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Regulations requires anyone who handles, offers for transport or transports dangerous goods (HazMat in the US) to hold a valid training certificate. Subsection 6.4(1) of the TDG Regulations provides for US drivers who hold a document, valid in the United States, that shows they are trained as set out in sections 172.700 to 172.704 of 49 CFR ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Compliance date for outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard aircraft

    This advisory is intended to alert persons that after September 30, 2009, cylinders of compressed oxygen and other oxidizing gases and packages of chemical oxygen generators must be placed in outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard an aircraft. PHMSA adopted the outer packaging requirement in a final rule developed in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • Safetec and ChemTel Announce Partnership

    March 31, 2010 - Safetec Compliance Systems, Inc., the leading provider of chemical compliance management solutions, and ChemTel, Inc., the nation’s premiere emergency response support center, are pleased to announce a partnership to jointly deliver critical compliance support for manufacturers, transporters and users of chemicals. The combination of Safetec’s Chemical Compliance Manager (CCM) ...

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