Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines
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Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines

A determination on the Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines has been made. Delayed adoption of the revised specification for Hazard Labels into many national regulations meant that it has largely only been air transport where there has been a requirement for hazard labels with the 2 mm line.After consideration, the UN Subcommittee...

Lithium Battery Segregation Provisions
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Lithium Battery Segregation Provisions

The 59th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) has introduced lithium battery segregation provisions for certain packages. This has been a result of our better understanding of the risks posed by one of the most common dangerous goods that are shipped worldwide. While some of these provisions will come into effect immediately together...

Lithium Battery Guidance
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Lithium Battery Guidance

The 2017 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Document is now available for download. Lithium batteries are a commonly used source of energy to power a wide variety of consumer goods, ranging from mobile phones, tablets, laptops, power banks, cars and toys. Lithium batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the  heat and fire risks involved with...