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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.

Checklists for the 59th Edition

Documents complementing the 58th Edition

Addendum to the 58th Edition

The Addendum to the 58th Edition of the DGR contains as issued in an addendum to the ICAO Technical Instructions to the provisions for the handling of portable electronic devices (PED) to provide additional risk mitigation measures for PED in checked baggage. This changes are effective as of 20th June, 2017. The addendum also contains new and modified State and operators variations. The eDGR auto-update will also be available shortly.

Checklists for the 58th 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

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).

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