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Dangerous Goods Questions That You Should be Able to Answer!

September 28th, 2021 by Howard Skolnik

Filed under: DOT/UN, HazMat, Skolnik Newsletter

As shippers of Dangerous Goods, there is an endless necessity of learning the proper protocol and regulations for packaging and shipping classified contents. The DOT published a list of questions that all packagers and shippers should be able to answer. The questions appear below, you can find the answers here:

  1. Why is the classification of a hazmat so important?
  2. How do I classify a product as hazmat?
  3. Are there any exceptions to hazmat transportation regulations?
  4. What is a hazardous material (hazmat)?
  5. Who is required to be trained?
  6. How do I get training?
  7. What kind of shipping documentation do I need to prepare?
  8. How can I obtain the correct hazmat packaging and markings and labels?
  9. What is emergency response information?
  10. What is an emergency response telephone number?
  11. Do I need to develop a safety and security plan?
  12. Do I need to keep records of hazmat shipments?
  13. What are the penalties for not complying with hazmat transportation regulations?

It’s up to you to find, and know, these answers!
Click here for answers to these questions.

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2 Responses

  1. Bonnie Munro says:

    Hi I have a lithium-ion 48V 500 W 13 AH HAZMAT SAFETY CERTIFIED UL CERTIFIED CAN I SHIP FROM CANADA TO MEXICO??

  2. HI Bonnie,
    Thank you for the inquiry. Unfortunately, we are not able to advise you on the shipment of a lithium battery. We suggest that you contact Labelmaster (www.labelmaster.com) and ask them to guide you through the shipping process. Best of luck,
    Howard Skolnik

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