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49 CFR Shipping Examples

The following examples of UPS hazardous materials packages are provided for your reference. For examples of how to prepare packages under IATA, please refer to the most current copy of the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulation. If you have any questions about shipping hazardous materials with UPS, please call the UPS Hazardous Materials Support Center at 1-800-554-9964.

Fully Regulated Material - Air Service (49 CFR)

The material used in this example is Hexamethylenediamine Solution, 8, UN1783, PG II.

Limited Quantity Exception - Air Service (49 CFR HM-215K)

If the "Ground and Air Packaging Exceptions" column of the chemical table references a specific packaging exception, refer to that section of 49 CFR to determine if your material qualifies for the exception.

Fully Regulated Material - Ground Service

The "Ground and Air Packaging Exceptions" column of the chemical table indicates that there are no exceptions to the requirements for preparing this hazardous material for transport.

Limited Quantity Exception - Ground Service (49 CFR HM-215K)

If the 'Ground and Air Packaging Provisions Exceptions' column of the chemical table references a specific packaging exception, refer to that section of 49 CFR to determine if your material qualifies for the exception.

ORM-D - Ground Service

If the 'Ground and Air Packaging Provisions Exceptions' column of the chemical table references a specific packaging exception, refer to that section of 49 CFR to determine if your material qualifies for the exception.

Small Quantity / Excepted Quantity (49 CFR)

Changes to regulation 49 CFR 173.4 went into effect on January 1, 2010.

49 CFR Special Provisions - Ground or Air

If a 'Special Provision' is listed in column 13, you are required by law to implement it when preparing the package.

Emergency Response Registrant Information - Docket HM-206F

Beginning October 1, 2010, a new U.S. Department of Transportation regulation will require printing Emergency Response Registrant (ERR) information on shipping papers for hazardous materials shipments sent to or from all states in the United States and Puerto Rico.