Category Archives: Regulatory & Compliance

IMDG Code 2018 Edition – Compliance

Only a few months and the IMDG Code 2018 Edition (incl. Amendment 39-18) comes into force. This will happen on 1 January 2020 for two years. The 2018 edition could already be voluntarily applied as from 1 January 2019. If your current IMDG training certificate is showing IMDG 2016 edition (incl. Amendment 38-16), then you […]

UN approved 4G fibreboard boxes and UN approved 4GV fibreboard boxes

What is the difference? The difference is in the inner packages one can pack in the box. 4G boxes can only be used by combining the specific inner packaging with which the boxes have undergone the necessary tests. 4G boxes must be packed in the same way as the packaging used in testing: same inner […]

Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines

Hazard Labels

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

Lithium Battery Segregation

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 […]

Dangerous Goods Health, Safety, Compliance

Dangerous Goods Hazards

Dangerous Goods Health, Safety, Compliance Dangerous goods pose an increased risk to health & safety, the environment and regulatory non-compliance. Incidents and accidents can have damaging effects on a company’s reputation and financials. Let DGM Australia navigate the maze on your behalf by making use of high-end Dangerous Goods Consultancy services, looking into and after […]