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Guiding Principles behind UN Model Regulations — Free Download

At the Labelmaster Dangerous Goods Symposium last week, Jeff Hart, former Chair of the United Nations Sub-committee of Experts asked delegates whether anyone had read the “Guiding Principles” document which illustrates some of the concepts and detail behind to UN Model Regulations. Only a few delegates knew of the document. For those interested in getting acquainted with

What makes lithium batteries special?

Infographic | What Makes Lithium Batteries Special?

What is it about lithium batteries that makes them so effective at powering the world around us? What is it about them that classifies them as Dangerous Goods? This infographic takes a quick look at the remarkable technology behind these high-energy power sources and offers tips for ensuring safe and compliant shipping.     To

Dangerous Goods on Roads and Rails

Infographic | Dangerous Goods on Roads and Rails: Placards

Maintaining compliance with Dangerous Goods regulations doesn’t stop with packaging and labeling. Shippers need to be aware of placarding requirements before putting their shipments into commerce. This infographic provides a brief overview of the regulations governing the use of placards on trucks and trains.     To learn more about these and other important DG

The Evolution of Complication

Infographic | The Evolution of Complication

Today’s fast-paced world may bear little resemblance to the 1860s, but the safe shipping of Dangerous Goods was every bit as important then as it is now. This infographic provides a brief retrospective on the key milestones and government agencies that have shaped US shipping regulations over the past 100+ years.     To learn

Unlocking the mysteries of DG and the CFR

Infographic | Unlocking the Mysteries of DG and the CFR

Dangerous Goods regulations can seem like an alphabet soup of acronyms. This infographic provides a bit of clarity.     To learn more about these and other important DG topics Contact Labelmaster

Navigating International Waters

Infographic | Navigating International DG Shipping

Keeping your shipments of Dangerous Goods moving across international borders means knowing the rules every step of the way.     To learn more about these and other important DG topics Contact Labelmaster

Shipping Lithium Batteries

Infographic | Shipping Lithium Batteries

When shipping lithium batteries, which are classified as Dangerous Goods, maintaining compliance can be tricky. This infographic provides an overview of the regulations governing the movement of these increasingly common energy cells.   To learn more about these and other important DG topics Contact Labelmaster

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