Under regulation 13GI of the Customs (Prohibited Exports) Regulations 1958 the exportation from Australia of the following goods is prohibited: any of the following equipment that, when worn, is capable of limiting the transmission of organisms to humans: disposable face masks disposable gloves disposable gowns goggles, glasses or eye visors. any of the following disinfectant products: alcohol […]
IATA has published an Addendum for the Dangerous Goods Regulations, 61st Edition (2020). To familiarise yourself with the changes, download the addendum: Contact Us for any questions about, and assistance with, your Dangerous Goods by Air.
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has published a Corringenda for the Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code, 2018 Edition Amendment 39-18. To familiarise yourself with the changes, download the corrigenda HERE Contact Us for any questions about, and assistance with, your dangerous goods by sea.
The 2020 IATA Lithium Battery Guidance Document is now available for download. Lithium batteries are a commonly used source of energy to power a wide variety of consumer goods, ranging from mobile phones, tablets, laptops, power banks, cars and toys. Lithium batteries are classified as dangerous goods due to the heat and fire risks involved with […]
Regularly we experience situations where parties, other than the shipper, create dangerous goods documentation (MO41) for sea freight on behalf of that shipper. When creating and signing the dangerous goods declaration, one signs for compliance in all aspects with the applicable code (the IMDG Code for sea freight) and one will be liable for any […]
Only a few months and the IMDG Code 2018 Edition (incl. Amendment 39-18) comes into force. This will happen on 1 January 2020 for two years. The 2018 edition could already be voluntarily applied as from 1 January 2019. If your current IMDG training certificate is showing IMDG 2016 edition (incl. Amendment 38-16), then you […]
What is the difference? The difference is in the inner packages one can pack in the box. 4G boxes can only be used by combining the specific inner packaging with which the boxes have undergone the necessary tests. 4G boxes must be packed in the same way as the packaging used in testing: same inner […]
A determination on the Hazard Label Specification – Thickness of the Lines has been made. Delayed adoption of the revised specification for Hazard Labels into many national regulations meant that it has largely only been air transport where there has been a requirement for hazard labels with the 2 mm line.After consideration, the UN Subcommittee […]
The 59th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) has introduced lithium battery segregation provisions for certain packages. This has been a result of our better understanding of the risks posed by one of the most common dangerous goods that are shipped worldwide. While some of these provisions will come into effect immediately together […]
Dangerous Goods Health, Safety, Compliance Dangerous goods pose an increased risk to health & safety, the environment and regulatory non-compliance. Incidents and accidents can have damaging effects on a company’s reputation and financials. Let DGM Australia navigate the maze on your behalf by making use of high-end Dangerous Goods Consultancy services, looking into and after […]