13 Jan IATA has issued the latest addendum to the 56th edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Manual. Please advise all concerned about these. 3 Mar On January 1st , a new edition of IATA’s Dangerous Goods Regulations came into effect. Additionally, on January 8th its first addendum. The 56th Edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations of the International Air Transport Association () contains many significant changes. None of them.

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However, keep in mind that labels conforming to the specifications of the 55 th Edition of the DGR will still be acceptable until December 31 st Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.

Furthermore, a few of them have been revised, such as PI and PI for aerosols and gas cartridges or PIwhich now includes the criteria under iats large fire extinguishers may be transported unpackaged.

The English 56th edition compliance kit includes: A —is a new special provision assigned against UN Lithium metal batteries to identify that lithium metal batteries may be carried on a passenger aircraft subject to specific limitations on the size and quantity of lithium metal batteries in a package and per consignment. Spare lithium batteries above a 56hh size, which are permitted only with the approval of the operator, and that must be in carry-on baggage. List of Dangerous Goods.

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Main changes to IATA DGR 56th Edition () – DGM Network

Similarly, asbestos-related entries now only have two acceptable PSN: The Proper Shipping Name has been changed for a few entries. A is applied to UN Batteries, nickel-metal hydridewhich are restricted for sea transport but are exempt for air transport as long as they are protected against short-circuit and unintentional activation. However, on transfers between aircraft or different operators, the operator concerned should still verify that the packages meet the requirements of the Regulations.


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An inventory of dangerous goods that are not subject to acceptance check requirements has been added. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. The acceptance check is only mandatory when the dangerous goods are first accepted for carriage by air.

Also, the use of supplementary packagings within an outer packaging, additional to what is required in the packing instructions, is now allowed as long as all relevant requirements are met. Depending on their lithium content lithium metal or lithium allow batteries or their Watt-hour rating lithium ion batteriesthey will be allowed in carry-on or checked baggage, and they might require the approval of the operator.

Changes to the 56th Edition of the IATA DGR Related to Lithium Batteries

A indicates that UN bhusa, hay and straw is not restricted when wet, damp or contaminated with oil. The size dtr dimensions of all hazard and handling labels has been more clearly specified in section 7.

For example, air bag inflators, air bag modules and seat belt pretensioners are no longer used as PSN and must be identified as UN Safety devicespyrotechnic or UN Safety devices electrically initiated. Skip to content IATA has published a summary of their principal changes in the 56th edition of its Dangerous Goods Regulations, which will take effect as of January 1, This guarantee does not apply to competitors’ offers that include Cargo Network Service CNS member pricing, free items, pricing errors, mail-in offers, clearance items, or refurbished or used items.

The section for dangerous goods carried by passenger or crew has been restructured into three parts and mainly affects lithium batteries. PI —In accordance with the change in Table 4.

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Information to passengers Operators must ensure that information about which dangerous goods are forbidden editiln transport aboard an aircraft is available on booking and check-in websites. Operators must ensure that eition about which dangerous goods are forbidden to transport aboard an aircraft is available on booking and check-in websites. The Significant Changes to the 56th edition can be downloaded here: This article will highlight the most significant changes that have been included in the DGR.


Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The provisions applicable to portable electronic devices, including medical devices containing lithium batteries and spare batteries have been restructured to set the requirements out in three parts:.


Significant Changes to the 56th Edition of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Trusted and used by airlines around the world for over 50 years, the newest version of IATA’s DGR is the most up-to-date, and user-friendly reference manual available to the industry of hazardous materials and dangerous goods.

Compressed Gases Class 3: Acceptance checklist The acceptance check is only mandatory when the dangerous goods are first accepted for carriage by air.

The Special Provisions section has been revised and new provisions have also been added. Changes to other sections include a new special provisions A and packing instruction PI for the newly added entry UN Uranium hexafluoride, radioactive material, excepted package.

Removal of the packing group from all of the entries for articles that had been assigned a packing group, e. Extensive changes were done to the provisions for radioactive materials editioj bring them to the new IAEA Safety Standards.

Company Profile Related organizations Market Recognition. Some packing instructions have been revised and reformatted to align to the format of other packing instructions.