Packaging Tape Notice of Enforcement

Released May 2, 2022, from the U.S. Department of Transportation NOTICE OF ENFORCEMENT DISCRETION REGARDING PACKAGING TAPE The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is providing notice that it will exercise regulatory enforcement discretion for any person who affixes tape of a different type than…


HAZMAT Packaging

HAZMAT packaging is a safe and efficient way to transport hazardous materials, chemicals, and waste. Common containers for hazardous material packaging include; drums, intermediate bulk containers, pails, and bottles. These packages are often contained in a secondary packaging of corrugate. The transportation of these materials is regulated by the United…


Shipping Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizer

Shipping alcohol-based hand sanitizer is complex. Hand sanitizer is classified as a hazardous material, therefore, it must be filled, handled, & transported as such.   Many companies that do not ordinarily produce these alcohol-based hand sanitizer products are now converting their operations to begin filling these products in an effort... READ MORE
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DOT Adopts International Regulations

In the November, 2010 issue of Safe Packaging Matters, we communicated that extensive change to all facets of Limited Quantity and air shipments were coming in the 1st quarter 2011. The first step in this process came in the form of a rulemaking [HM‐215K] intended to harmonize the CFR 49…

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