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This list of documents available for download complements the current edition of the IATA DGR.

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Addendum to the 65th Edition

Acceptance Checklists

Shipper's declaration

For the IATA DG Shipper's Declaration (DGD) and e-DGD, please go to the Shipper's declaration page

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).

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.

Lithium Batteries

Lithium batteries guidance material can be found on the Lithium Batteries page

Other Guidance Documents

Batteries, nickel metal hydride (UN 3496)

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

Safety Risk Assessment

To assist operators in meeting ICAO’s requirement (Annex 6 Chapter 15 – Cargo Compartment Safety) for conducting safety risk assessments, a new guidance document Carriage of Cargo, Mail and Baggage – Guidance for Operators (pdf) has been developed. This document provides guidance on potential issues that operators should consider when conducting a safety risk assessment and possible mitigation measures that can be considered to minimize the risk to as low as acceptable.

Updates to the DGR

Significant Changes of the 65th Edition

Users of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) are invited to review the Significant Changes to the latest, 64th Edition by completing the form below: