Significant Changes for 2015 Air Bag Modules Class 9 Label Environmentally Hazardous Materials First Aid Kits Consumer Products with Ethyl Alcohol Overpack & CAO Restrictions Paint & Paint Related Materials Removal of Packing Group for Articles Lithium Batteries
4 Index The current proper shipping names for UN3268 are changing from Air Bag Module, Air Bag Inflator or Seat-belt Pretensioner to Safety Devices, electronically initiated. Reference: ALL Modes - Dangerous Goods Table* * Currently a proposed rule domestically. Air Bag Modules
5 Class 9 Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods “Old” Hazard Class 9 label: This is what a pre-7/20/2011 label looked like (other than size). It has the horizontal line in the middle. Can be used for DOMESTIC SHIPPING ONLY Reference:172.446(c) & Letter of Interpretation Ref# 14-0165 Current Hazard Class 9 label: Under the new International standards, this is how the appearance of the label is shown (other than size). It is shown without the horizontal line in the 49 CFR. Reference: Air - 7.3.18 Ocean - 22.214.171.124 Best practice would be to use the label without the line.
6 Environmentally Hazardous Materials UN3077 & UN3082 Can ship as “not restricted” provided: The net quantity of the inner packaging or single packaging does not exceed 5L/5kg References: Air-SP197/Domestic–Proposed-171.4/Ocean– 126.96.36.199
7 First Aid Kits Packaging Must meet PG II Performance Standards Documentation The PG assigned to the first aid kit as a whole must be the most stringent PG assigned to an individual substance uless the kit contains only hazardous materials, where no PG is assigned. References: Air – SPA144/Domestic_Proposed- 173.161/Ocean SP251
8 Alcoholic Beverages - Not subject to the regulations IF: Contains less than 24% or less alcohol Contained in inner packaging of 5L or less; or PG III alcoholic beverage contained in packaging of 250L or less- (Domestic/Ocean) References: Air- A9/Domestic -173.150(1) & (2)/Ocean – SP144 & 145 Exceptions for Consumer Products Containing Ethyl Alcohol
9 Perfumes - Not subject to the regulations IF: Glass inners o Less than 8 oz capacity (liquids)/ ½ lbs (solids); or o More than 8oz but less than 16oz(liquids)/more than ½ lbs but less than 1lbs – package must have the company name and “Contains Ethyl Alcohol” marked on the package Reference: Domestic – 173.150(g) Note: there are more exceptions, these are just a few common ones. Exceptions for Consumer Products Containing Ethyl Alcohol
10 Paint and Paint Related Materials Paint Paint Related Proper Shipping name can be either Paint Related Materials Or Paint This also applies to all the different Paint, Paint related materials and Printing Ink PSN’s. References: Air – SP192/Domestic_Proposed – SP347/Ocean – SP367
11 Overpacks & CAO Restrictions The restrictions for overpacks containing packages showing the Cargo Aircraft Only label has been deleted. Reference: Air – 188.8.131.52 has been deleted. CAO OVERPACK RESTRICTIONS REMOVED
12 Removal of Packing Groups from Articles The following dangerous good articles will have the PG removed for consistency with other dangerous goods articles ♦ UN3090 Lithium metal batteries ♦ UN3091 Lithium metal batteries contained in/packed with ♦ UN3480 Lithium ion batteries ♦ UN3481 Lithium ion batteries contained in/packed with ♦ UN3506 Mercury contained in manufactured articles ♦ UN3356 Oxygen generator, chemical ♦ UN3268 Safety devices, electrically initiated ♦ UN1700 Tear gas candles References: Air – 184.108.40.206/Domestic_Proposed – 172.101(f)/Ocean – 220.127.116.11
13 IMDG Dangerous Goods Table Stowage and Segregation ♦ Column 16 has been made into two columns 16a – Stowage & handling 16b – Segregation
14 49 CFR Revised Regulations for Shipping Lithium Batteries The 49 CFR regulations for lithium batteries are now mirroring the International Regulations There are now revisions to both Domestic Ground and Domestic Air as Special Provisions 188 and 189 no longer exist
Small battery exemptions – lithium metal ♦1g of lithium content for cells ♦2g of lithium content for batteries Small battery exemptions – lithium Ion ♦20Wh for cells ♦100Wh for batteries 15 Small Lithium Battery Criteria Reference: 173.185(a)
Domestic Ground ♦All packages containing batteries packed with equipment must show the battery handling label ♦All packages containing batteries packed with equipment must include a battery handling document References: 173.185(c)(3) 16 Lithium Metal & Lithium Ion Batteries Packed with
17 Lithium Metal Stand Alone Batteries Domestic Ground You can use the exception for medium size batteries with a lithium content of 5g for cells and 25g batteries provided the package is marked “LITHIUM BATTERIES - FORBIDDEN FOR TRANSPORT ABOARD AIRCRAFT AND VESSEL” Reference: 173.185(c)(1) Less than 5kgs net weight No Yes Must ship Fully Regulated Needs label “LITHIUM METAL BATTERIES-FORBIDDEN FOR TRANSPORT ABOARD PASSENGER AIRCRAFT” and the battery handling label and document.
18 No Yes Must ship Fully Regulated Battery handling label with accompanying battery handling document Watt hours less than 20Wh for cell or 100Wh for battery Lithium Ion Stand Alone Batteries Domestic Ground You can use the exception for medium size batteries with 60Wh for a lithium ion cell and up to 300Wh for a lithium ion battery provided the package is marked “LITHIUM BATTERIES - FORBIDDEN FOR TRANSPORT ABOARD AIRCRAFT AND VESSEL” along with the battery handling label. Reference: 173.185(c)(1)
19 Lithium Metal Stand Alone Batteries Domestic Air Contents Lithium metal cells and/or batteries with a lithium content not more than 0.3g Lithium metal cells with a lithium content more than 0.3g but not more than 1g Lithium metal batteries with a lithium content more than 0.3g but not more than 2g Max number of cells/batteries per packageNo Limit8 cells2 batteries Max net quantity (mass) per package 2.5 kgN/A Reference: 173.185(c)(4)
Contents Lithium ion cells and/or batteries with a Watt-hour rating not more than 2.7Wh Lithium ion cells with a Watt-hour rating more than 2.7Wh but not more than 20Wh Lithium Ion batteries with a Watt-hour rating more than 2.7Wh but not more than 100Wh Max number of cells/batteries per packageNo Limit8 cells2 batteries Max net quantity (mass) per package 2.5kgN/A 20 Lithium Ion Stand Alone Batteries Domestic Air Reference: 173.185(c)(4)
Limited to the number of batteries/cells needed to power the equipment, plus 2 spares Total net quantity of the lithium cells or batteries in the completed package must not exceed 5kg Reference: 173.185(c)(4) 21 Lithium Ion/Metal Contained in/ Packed with - Domestic Air
22 Lithium Ion & Metal Stand Alone Batteries Domestic Air Reference: 173.185(c)(4)(v) Any package that exceeds the number or net quantity limit in the tables shown on the previous slides does not have to use UN packaging, if they meet the weight restrictions. The following is still required: ♦Shipping paper ♦Class 9 label ♦Battery handling label
23 Lithium Metal Stand Alone Batteries International Air Reference: PI 968 Per PI968 – Lithium metal batteries cannot ship via passenger aircraft domestically or internationally. All packages shipping under PI968 Section II must bear the CAO label in addition to the battery handling label.
24 A look ahead Ocean - The lettering of the "SALVAGE" marking shall be at least 12 mm high. This shall apply as from 1 January 2016. Reference: 18.104.22.168 Air – A new provision mandating the lettering on the marking “Overpack” be 12 mm high. This shall apply as of 1 January 2016. Reference: 7.1.7 And last but certainly not least…… Domestic – The ORM-D marking will be no longer be allowed after December 31, 2019.
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