Most hazardous materials shipments originating from NC State are regulated by International Air Transporters Association (IATA) Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Packaging, labelling and documentation requirements vary based on individual materials and quantities. However, all materials defined as hazardous must be properly classified, labelled, packaged and documented in accordance with the IATA DGR. One may be able to determine if their material is hazardous by consulting the Transport Section of the corresponding Safety Data Sheet.
Basic information on shipping hazardous materials
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