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What is Excepted Quantity?

Excepted Quantity is a weight specification. Dangerous goods in Excepted Quantities prepared in accordance with IATA 2.6 or 49 CFR 173.4a are subject to regulations. For examples of Excepted Quantities, please see the guidelines.

49CFR guidelines for U.S. domestic shipmentsOpen the link in a new window

ICAO/IATA for international shipmentsOpen the link in a new window

The shipment of dangerous goods in Excepted Quantities requires a label.

Example of a label.
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