New international regulations for transporting hazardous materials
Dec. 16, 2008 - On January 1, 2009, new international regulations for transporting hazardous materials by air and vessel will go into effect. New marking requirements and revisions to existing ones are included in the regulations.
December 16, 2008 By Administrator
On January 1, 2009, new international regulations for transporting
hazardous materials by air and vessel will go into effect. New marking
requirements and revisions to existing ones are included in the
regulations. Labels and markings compliant with the new regulations are
now being offered by Labelmaster, a distributor of regulatory
| Revised Excepted Quantities Label
The Revised Excepted Quantities Label is required on all
packages containing excepted quantities of dangerous goods shipped by
air and vessel. The paper label includes an area for the primary hazard
class or division, and the name of the shipper or consignee, if
Revised Excepted Quantities Labels are available in paper rolls
of 500 for $47.57, paper personalized rolls of 500 for $430.00, and
laser imprintable, 4 labels per sheet, 100 sheets for $69.00.
For more information on the Revised Excepted Quantities Labels: L350R Paper Labels
|Revise Cargo Aircraft Only Label|
The Revised Cargo Aircraft Only Label is required on all
packaging containing dangerous goods that are authorized to be shipped
only on cargo aircraft. The old version will still be authorized for
use until December 31, 2012.
Revised Cargo Aircraft Labels are available in paper rolls of
100 for $10.25, paper rolls of 500 for $49.93, paper packs of 50 for
$7.72, and vinyl rolls of 500 for $86.57
|Lithium Battery Handling Label|
The Lithium Battery Handling Label is required on certain
packaging carrying lithium ion batteries or lithium metal batteries by
aircraft. This paper label has space to designate whether the packaging
contains a lithium ion battery or lithium metal battery and a contact
phone number as required by the regulations.
Lithium Battery Handling Labels are available in paper rolls of 500 for $57.90, and personalized paper rolls of 500 for $75.00.
For more information on the Lithium Battery Handling Label: L435 Paper Roll of 500
| Environmental Hazardous
The Environmentally Hazardous Substance Marking replaces the
current Marine Pollutant Marking requirement for certain vessel
shipments of dangerous goods. The marking will now be required for air
shipments of certain packages containing environmentally hazardous
substances under UN3077 and UN3082. The old version of the Marine
Pollutant Marking may be used until January 1, 2010.
Environmental Hazardous Substance Markings are available in
100mm x 100mm Permanent Vinyl in rolls of 500 for $92.82, or packs of
25 for $12.40; and 273mm x 273mm in Removable Vinyl for .86 each; or
Rigid Vinyl for $2.99 each, minimum qty 25.
For additional information on compliance products for shipping hazardous goods, please visit www.labelmaster.com. To order, please call 1-800-621-5808 or email email@example.com.
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distributor, and marketer of hazardous materials compliance products,
including labels, forms, packaging, software, and publications. The
company’s 40 years of experience in providing regulatory information
and products for all transportation modes make it especially qualified
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