Tuesday, October 27, 2020

By JHMT StaffOctober 1, 2020

The next issue of The Journal of HazMat Transportation is in the final stages of production and will be published online next week. Please feel free to share this announcement with associates that may have an interest in this subject material. Presented below are the reports and analyses which will be available exclusively to subscribers.

The European Union CLP Classification as it Relates to Transport
By Frits Wybenga, Senior Technical Advisor
Competency Based Training: Does It Make Sense
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
Classification of Environmental Hazardous Mixtures
By Rick Bornhorst, Technical Advisor
A Review of PHMSA’s Rulemaking Agenda: Update
By Ed Mazzullo, Technical Advisor   
Alcohol Based Sanitizers are Flammable Materials
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
Reader Question: Self-Reactive Materials
By Frits Wybenga, Senior Technical Advisor
Evaluating Risk Reduction Options including a discussion on Risk Management vs. Risk Elimination: Part 5 (Final Segment) of a Series
By Cherry Burke, PhD, Technical Advisor
Dry Ice Replenishment by Freight Forwarders or Airlines of Nonregulated and DG Packages When In Transportation
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
The IMDG Code Criteria for Classifying Environmentally Hazardous Substances: Part I & Part II
By Frits Wybenga, Senior Technical Advisor
ICAO and IATA Changes for 2021
By Patrick Oppenheimer, Technical Advisor
The Journal of HazMat Transportation’s Exclusive Comments on the U.S. DOT Letters of the Hazardous Materials Regulations  
By Frits Wybenga, Senior Technical Advisor

  • Meaning of Different Packaging 178.601(c)(4)(ii).;
  • Meaning of visual inspection and qualifications for performing a visual inspection by tank car facilities

Special Permits and the Potential Responsibility of Entities "Using" Contractors
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
Q&A: Marine Pollutant Marks
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
FY 2021 – Funding for PHMSA’s HazMat Transportation Programs Advances in the House and Stalls in the Senate
By Cynthia Hilton, Legislative Advisor
A Review of Select Special Permits Granted in August 2020
By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
U.S. DOT Letters of Interpretation of the Hazardous Materials Regulations: June, July, August, and September 2020. 15 letters sorted, indexed, and provided verbatim.
HazMat Transportation Guidance: Discussions on Recent PHMSA Interpretations

  • Materials of Trade
  • Carriage by Public Highway, Loading and Unloading, General Requirements
  • Specifications for Portable Tanks, Bottom Openings
  • Lithium batteries and cells
  • Shipper Responsibility, Class 4 Definitions, and Class 4 Assignment of Packing Groups
  • Shipping Papers

By Christopher Lind, Technical Advisor
PHMSA Penalties: July and August 2020

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