Air (ICAO / IATA) Requirements Documentation: The master air waybill does not need a statement. A dangerous goods declaration is not required General Packaging Requirements: Packages must meet requirements in section 18.104.22.168.1, 22.214.171.124.1.1 and 126.96.36.199 Marking and Labeling Requirements: Not applicable For air shipments that contain either UN3082 or UN3077 there is an exemption in the 60th edition IATA DGR (Dangerous Goods Regulations). The exemption under IATA special provisi
Lithium batteries are used in a wide range of applications. Here is an example of an electric bike also referred to as an E-bike. These bikes are pedaled like a regular bicycle, but also incorporate a small motor that is powered by a lithium ion battery. The classification for these e bikes is UN3171, Battery-powered vehicle, class 9. When shipping these types of bicycles are mentioned under IATA special provision A214 stating " UN 3171 only applies to vehicles powered by w
DGM New York received a call for assistance in packaging lithium ion batteries according to IMDG code located in Newport, RI. The lithium batteries were being used as part of Volvo Ocean Race. The confirmation from the shipper to proceed was given on a Thursday morning and the on-site needed to be preformed Saturday morning. DGM New York was able to mobilize and make the 500 mile round trip. Despite major set backs due to poor weather and traffic delays all of the time line
Segregation for Lithium Batteries The new edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) has introduced segregation provisions for certain packages containing lithium batteries. 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 with the rest of the new provisions on January 1st, 2018, for others a transition
24 Hour Emergency Response Number For dangerous goods shipments in most cases a 24-hour emergency number is required. The following citation contains the information for this requirement under CFR49. In the IATA DGR this is cited as USG-12. IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Section 2.8.2 List of State Variations USG-12 On shipments to, from, within or transiting through the US, emergency response information as described below must be provided for all dangerous goods other t
UN tested packaging is required to be embossed with UN specification markings which indicate to the user of the packaging important information about the package. The UN specification mark in conjunction with the closure packaging instructions provided by the manufacturer and distributor indicate the proper assemble, use and limitations of the package.
Below are examples of UN specification marks and what the coding indicates.
Fibreboard Box 4GV/X39/S/15/USA/+AAAAA 4- Bo
Coppell, TX, April 24, 2017 - DGM Dallas has moved to a new location in Coppell, TX, just minutes away from the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport. 710 Gateway Blvd, Suite 120 Coppell, TX 75019
Driving Directions The new DGM facility maintains a 44,000 sq. ft. warehouse that is equipped to handle all 9 classes of dangerous goods as well as Export Packing. Additionally, DGM performs On-Site/Mobile Packing, In-House Solutions and Dangerous Goods Training. Our training is c
Lithium Batteries as Cargo in 2016 Update III Additional Changes for Lithium Ion Batteries On 22 February the ICAO Council adopted the recommendation of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) that lithium ion batteries, UN 3480, Packing Instruction 965 only, be forbidden, on an interim basis, as cargo on passenger aircraft. The prohibition does not apply to lithium ion batteries packed with equipment or lithium ion batteries contained in equipment, UN 3481, Packing Instruct