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Dangerous Goods Regulations – 49th Ed.
If so, we know that you want to avoid penalties and fines as well as make sure your shipments arrive safely and on time.The IATA Dangerous Good Regulations (DGR) guide is the trusted source to help you classify, mark, pack, label, and document dangerous shipments, based on international and national air regulations as well as airline-specific requirements. It’s the most up-to-date, user-friendly reference recognized by the word’s airlines for 50 years.
“Safety is the industry’s top priority, particularly when shipping dangerous goods by air. Ensure full compliance and avoid costly surprises by ordering the only standard dangerous good regulations publications recognized by the world’s airlines. Up-to-date and user friendly, the 49thedition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations features more than 40 significant changes and amendments to ICAO’s technical instructions for 2007 and 2008 to facilitate mandatory compliance.”
1 — Applicability
1.2.3 — Exceptions. The conditions under which dangerous goods may be regarded as not subject to the Regulations, e.g. when carried for provision of medical aid to a patient during fl ight and search and rescue have been extensively revised to clarify the requirements and application.
2 — Limitations
— Dangerous Goods
Carried by Passengers or Crew. Paragraph
2.4 — Dangerous Goods in Airmail. Provisions for dangerous goods in airmail have been revised to clarify that only Category B and exempt patient specimens are permitted.
Classifi cation revisions from the 14th revised edition of the UN Model regulations to align the criteria in the transport regulations with those for hazardous substances as set out in the Globally Harmonized System of Classifi cation and Labeling Chemicals (GHS). The closed-cup fl ash point for fl ammable liquids will move to 60°C; revisions to LD50 and LC50 values for toxic substances.
4 — Identification
4.2 — List of Dangerous Goods. Revisions to the List of Dangerous Goods include:
• continuing separation of substances that have both liquid and solid form to have separate UN numbers;
• deletion of a number of gas entries;
• two previous proper shipping names for UN 3373 — Diagnostic specimens and Clinical specimens have been deleted;
• UN 3468 — Hydrogen in a metal hydride storage system revised from being Forbidden/Forbidden to permitted on CAO;
• new entry, UN 3473 — Fuel cell cartridges containing fl ammable liquid.
202 — Has been revised to refl ect new provisions for open and closed cryogenic receptacles.
203 / Y203 — Have been revised to
add provisions for plastic aerosols.
in Classes 3, 8 or 9 to be permitted when used to preserve, stabilize specimens. Substances used must be acceptable as dangerous goods in excepted quantities.
904 — Has been revised to reflect the new provisions for dry ice in a shipper prepared unit load device.
6.4.4 — The testing method and criteria for aerosol containers has been expanded.
184.108.40.206 — Option on limited quantity packages to have the UN number placed inside a diamond. However, if this is done, mandatory require ments with regard to the marking apply.
220.127.116.11 — New note added to clarify that minor variations in design of hazard labels is acceptable.
7.3 — Label Specifi cations. The design of the symbols on the Division 2.3, Division 4.1, Division 6.1, Class 8 and Class 9 hazard labels, have been revised to align with the design shown in the UN Model Regulations. 7.3.15 — New design hazard label for Division 5.2 — Organic peroxides. The old design hazard label may continue to be used until 2010.
8 — Documentation
18.104.22.168.1 — The alternative sequence of information describing the dangerous goods will no longer be valid. From 2007 only the sequence starting with the UN number will be acceptable.
22.214.171.124.2 — The type of packaging must now show the description, not just the UN packaging code, e.g. "Fibreboard box", not just "4G".
126.96.36.199 — Text has been added reinforcing that the operator must apply identifi cation tags to unit load devices, containing consumer commodities, dry ice or magnetized material, accepted from shippers.
— The provisions for
separation of different
9.3.12 — Provision for operator to add dry ice to a unit load device (accepted from a shipper), which has previously contained dry ice, subject to annotation of the NOTOC.
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