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13 Jan IATA has issued the latest addendum to the 56th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Manual. Please advise all concerned about these. 3 Mar On January 1st , a new edition of IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations came into effect. Additionally, on January 8th its first addendum. The 56th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations of the International Air Transport Association () contains many significant changes. None of them.

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Flammable Liquids Class 4: The previously existing restrictions applicable to overpacks containing packages bearing the Cargo Aircraft Only label have been deleted. Since taking the danger out of dangerous goods.


Significant Changes iaat the 56th Edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Trusted and used by airlines around dgg world for over 50 years, the newest version of IATA’s DGR is the most up-to-date, and user-friendly reference manual available to the industry of hazardous materials and dangerous goods.

There is no change to iaha entries for UNlithium metal batteries packed with equipment or lithium metal batteries contained in equipment. The size and dimensions of all hazard and handling labels has been more clearly specified in section 7. The dimensions for labels and marks have been clearly specified; most of them must have a square shape, with a mm side.

Removal of the packing group from all of the entries for articles that had been assigned a packing group, e.

The provisions concerning portable electronic devices and spare lithium batteries carried by passengers or crew have been restructured chapter 2. PI and PI —These packing instructions apply to lithium ion and lithium metal batteries packed with equipment respectively. The transport of radioactive material by post has been limited to excepted packages of UN and UN only; the radioactive material must not have xgr subsidiary risk and the packages must be marked and labelled as specified.


However, keep in mind that labels conforming to the specifications of the 55 th Edition of the DGR will still be acceptable until December 31 st However, following a new special provisions Athe State of Origin and the State of the Operator may authorize its transportation on passenger aircraft. The section for dangerous goods carried by passenger or crew has been restructured into three parts and editionn affects lithium batteries.

For hazard labels, the line inside the edge forming the diamond must be at least 2 mm wide. A is applied to UN Batteries, nickel-metal hydridewhich are restricted for sea transport but are exempt for air transport as long as they are protected against short-circuit and unintentional activation.

Information to passengers Operators must ensure that information about which dangerous goods are forbidden to transport aboard an aircraft is available on booking and check-in websites.

Changes to other sections include a new special provisions A and packing instruction PI for the newly added entry UN Uranium hexafluoride, radioactive material, excepted package. A indicates that UN bhusa, hay and straw is not restricted when wet, damp or contaminated with oil.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will iiata be published. Several special provisions have been added or revised. However, on transfers between aircraft or different operators, the operator concerned should still verify that the packages edihion the requirements of the Regulations.

The packing instructions for lithium batteries have been revised edigion clarify the number of lithium batteries in a package. If necessary, suitable cushioning to prevent movement within the package will be used. You are receiving this email because you agreed to receive electronic messages from ICC Iiata Center containing information, and offers with respect to products, services, and training that may be of interest to you, including notification of upcoming events, compliance news and articles, newsletters, and promotions.


PED may be in checked or carry-on baggage.

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Additionally, on January 8 th its first addendum was posted. Furthermore, a few of them have been revised, such as PI and PI for aerosols and gas cartridges or PIwhich editikn includes the criteria under which large fire extinguishers may be transported unpackaged.

None cgr them followed with more efition interest than those related to the transportation by air of lithium batteries. The Significant Changes to the 56th edition can be downloaded here: A, which is applied only to UN Packaging discarded, empty, uncleanedstates that packagings that still contain residues of dangerous goods and no longer meet the provisions of Section 6 are forbidden for air transport.

Radioactive Materials Class 8: Depending on their lithium content lithium metal or lithium allow batteries or their Watt-hour rating lithium ion batteriesthey will be allowed in carry-on or checked baggage, and they might require the approval of the operator. If you find a lower advertised price for this same product, we will match that price.

You may contact us at Matheson Blvd. Acceptance checklist The acceptance check is only mandatory when the dangerous goods are first jata for carriage by air.

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Spare lithium batteries above a specified size, which are permitted only with the approval of the operator, and that must be in carry-on baggage; 2. The IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations DGR represent the industry’s most trusted cargo sources to help shippers classify, mark, pack, label and document shipments of dangerous goods for air transportation.

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There are a number of changes and additions to the terms in the glossary.