Documents complementing the 56th Edition
The Addendum II to the 56th Edition of the DGR contains corrections to the Regulations, an update on e-cigarettes as well as new and modified State and operator variations. The eDGR auto-update will also be available shortly.
Checklists for the 56th Edition
Batteries, nickel metal hydride (UN 3496)
Download the explanation and guidance on the transport of nickel metal hydride batteries (pdf) by air.
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 (pdf).