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What are UN Numbers?

What are UN Numbers?

What are UN Numbers? The UN Number system for dangerous goods was established by the United Nations under its Transportation of Dangerous Goods regulations. UN Numbers are four-digit codes ranging from 0004 to 3534, assigned to specific hazardous substances such as flammable liquids or explosives. These numbers are typically displayed on the sides or rear […]

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Understanding PHMSA’s Lithium Battery Test Summary Requirements 

Understanding PHMSA’s Lithium Battery Test Summary Requirements 

Understanding PHMSA’s Lithium Battery Test Summary Requirements  As of January 1, 2022 the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) made it a requirement for each manufacturer or distributor of lithium batteries that were made on or after January 1, 2008 to have a lithium battery test summary according to § 173.185(A)(3). Pipeline and Hazardous […]

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What are Limited Quantities and Excepted Quantities?

What are Limited Quantities and Excepted Quantities?

What are Limited Quantities and Excepted Quantities? The term “Limited Quantities” refers to the very small quantities of dangerous goods. “Excepted Quantities” refers to very small volumes of dangerous goods. When transporting certain types of small amounts dangerous goods there can be exemptions to the rules for the labeling, marking, and packaging of dangerous goods. […]

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