Dangerous Goods Documentation
New: Documents related to the 59th Edition
Significant changes DGR 59th Edition
Users of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) are invited to review the Significant Changes to the 59th Edition (pdf), that will become effective 1 January 2018.
Addendum to the 59th Edition
The Addendum to the 59th Edition of the DGR contains clarification on operational considerations to the provisions for the handling of baggage equipped with lithium batteries, other than lithium button cells. The addendum also contains new and modified state and operator variations. The eDGR auto-update will also be available shortly. These changes are effective as of 1st of January, 2018 except the changes in Table 2.3.A and 184.108.40.206, which become effective 15th January 2018.
Checklists for the 59th Edition
Specification of Hazard Labels
Download the guidance on the specification of hazard labels (pdf)
Batteries, nickel metal hydride (UN 3496)
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