Tag Archives: Lithium Batteries

Lithium Batteries: Notable Changes Result from PHMSA’s Final Rule — HM-224F

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s new final ruling on the safe transport of lithium batteries was published today in the Federal Register. The adopted amendments in the final rule pertain to 49 CFR, Parts 171, 172, 173, and 175. Read the full text here.

PHMSA Announces Final Rule Pertaining to Lithium Battery Transport

Today via the U.S. DOT PHMSA website, the agency announced the forthcoming issuance of a Final Rule regarding new regulatory requirements pertaining to the safe transport of lithium batteries. Specifically, the new ruling revises hazard communication and packaging provisions for lithium batteries and harmonizes the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) with applicable provisions of the United

ICAO Rules to Ban Lithium Battery Cargo on Passenger Aircraft

June 24th, 2014 By Bob Richards and Paul Burgess The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) announced yesterday that “subject to Council approval,” the rules under which various types of Lithium Batteries may be shipped by air are changing with the issuance of the upcoming 2015-2016 Technical Instructions. The ICAO Technical Instructions serve as the internationally

New Rules for Air Shipment of Lithium Batteries In Effect After March 31, 2014

After  March 31, 2014, a Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods is now required for Section IB shipments of lithium batteries, whereas before it was optional. For the most up-to-date testing criteria reference the Recommendations on the Transport of Dangerous Goods: Tests and Criteria, 5th Edition. We will publish more on this in the coming days,

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DGIS VIII Days 3 & 4: Wrap Up & Announcement for DGIS IX in Scottsdale, AZ!

Day 3: Thursday night attendees joined us for Labelmaster Fest in the Grand Ballroom where they visited stations enabling them to learn more about Labelmaster Packaging, Books, Labels & Software Solutions.

DGIS VIII Round Up: Day 2

Day 2 of the Dangerous Goods Instructors Symposium kicked off with Rhonda Jessop presenting “An occupation in search of a profession”.  Attendees are looking forward to hearing from Rob Donald & Leslie Hogan from the Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace as they discuss creating national dangerous goods standards to promote and develop a specialty

2013 A.I.R. Shipper Includes Changes to Lithium Battery Provisions, Package Quantity Rules

Production of the 2013 AIR Shipper is coming along.  Odd years mean we’re including ICAO updates, so we’ll be featuring a black cover this time out. If you’re piloting a helicopter up in Alaska, you need to pay attention to this one!  Of course, there are lots of other changes the ordinary dangerous goods shipper

The 41st Session of the UN Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods, Part I

The 41st session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (the Sub-Committee) convened earlier this week. The following is a summary of papers discussed so far. We will provide periodic updates throughout the course of the meetings. For more background on this meeting, please view our overview of the

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