Last Revised: May 09, 2023
IATA Regulations are published every year. A list of significant changes to the IATA Regulations can be found at www.iata.org. Below are highlight changes relevant to the Penn Shipping Community.
2.6—Dangerous Goods in Excepted Quantities—Paragraph 126.96.36.199 has been revised to clarify that a package containing dangerous goods in excepted quantities may also contain goods not subject to the Regulations.
Click here for details: 2023 IATA changes
Limitations: A new paragraph 188.8.131.52.3 has been added mandating that the excepted quantity mark must be applied on one face of the package
Packaging: subparagraphs c and h of 184.108.40.206 were revised pertaining to Infectious Substance, Category A shipments.
Click here for details: 2020 IATA changes
No significant changes were made effecting the Penn community.
Click here for details: 2018 IATA changes
Marking & Labeling
Starting January 1, 2017, both international regulatory agencies and IATA in the United States are changing rules for hazard class labels. The new rule establishes a new minimum dimensional requirement for label borders, codifies the exception regarding reduction of label sizes to accommodate small packages to a standard conforming to the UN Model Regulations, and offers a color alternative (white) for the symbol on Class 5.1 Oxidizer labels.
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