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Dangerous Goods Documentation

New: Significant changes to the 58th Edition

Users of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) are invited to review the Significant Changes to the 58 th Edition (pdf), that will become effective 1 January 2017, and to check the video overview:

Documents complementing the 58th Edition

Checklists for the 58th Edition

Updates to Operator Variations

Batteries, nickel metal hydride (UN 3496)

Download the explanation and guidance on the transport of nickel metal hydride batteries (pdf) by air.

Infectious substances

Infectious substances are materials that contain pathogens. These micro-organisms (including bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi) and other agents can cause disease in humans or animals.

Environmentally hazardous substances

Certain materials can be a threat to the nature and adversely affect people's health. To classify them, the IATA DGR refers to the criteria for environmentally hazardous substances of the UN Model Regulations.

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