Hazardous Materials Compliance Pocketbook

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Product Overview


  • 2020 edition of Hazardous Materials Compliance Pocketbook includes changes from the HM-215 O final rule
  • The changes in HM-215 O affect the HMR in Parts 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 178, and 180. Some of the major changes include:
    • Updating references to international regulations, including the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Technical Instructions, the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, the United Nations (UN) Model Regulations, the UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, the Canadian Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations, and various International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards
    • Making numerous changes to the §172.101 Hazardous Materials Table. Includes adding, revising, or removing shipping names, hazard classes, packing groups, special provisions, packaging authorizations, bulk packaging requirements, and passenger and cargo aircraft maximum quantity limits
    • Adding a classification system for articles containing hazardous materials that do not already have a proper shipping name
    • Requiring lithium battery manufacturers to test lithium batteries and make the lithium battery test summary available to subsequent distributors
    • Requiring luggage (smart bags/luggage) equipped with a lithium battery or batteries to be carried in the cabin of the aircraft unless the battery or batteries are removed
    • Adding segregation requirements for lithium batteries when transported on aircraft with other hazardous materials
    • Including a non-testing alternative for classifying corrosive mixtures using existing data on its chemical properties
    • Extending sunset dates for provisions concerning the transportation of polymerizing substances from January 2, 2019, to January 2, 2023
  • Gives your drivers fast access to the current info they need to check placards, labels, markings and shipping papers for compliance with hazardous materials regulations
  • Covers a wide range of critical hazmat topics, including:
    • Shipping papers
    • Placarding
    • Loading and unloading
    • Transport
    • Specific class requirements
    • Materials of trade
    • Limited quantities
    • And more
  • Contains the first seven columns of the §172.101 Hazardous Materials Table with two additional columns providing ERG guide numbers and placarding info
  • Includes the List of Hazardous Substances, the List of Marine Pollutants, and the §172.102 special provisions
  • Reprinted every month, ensuring up-to-date content
  • Measures 5" W x 7" L
  • Softbound, approximately 450 pages