Shipping Papers

As regulations around DG shipping get more complicated, errors like incorrectly filling out shipping papers by using wrong numbers, exclusion of information, incorrect information, and others issues cause frequent shipping violations. Below are specific violations and their solutions.

Offeror Requirements

All hazardous materials

Failure to include a proper shipping name in the shipping description or using an incorrect proper shipping name:

Cite: 172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,000 - $2,000

Failure to include a hazard class/division number in the shipping description:

Cite: 172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,000 - $2,000

Failure to include an identification number in the shipping description:

Cite: 172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,200 - $2,500

Using an incorrect hazard class

Cite: 172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,000 - $7,500

Using an incorrect identification number

172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,000 - $7,500

Failure to include the Packing Group or using an incorrect Packing Group:

Cite: 172.202.

Baseline assessment: $1,300 - $1,700

Failure to provide a shipping paper for a shipment of hazardous materials or accepting hazardous materials for transportation without a shipping paper:

Cite: 172.201, 177.817(a).

Baseline assessment: $3,700 - $7,500

Solutions

Consulting
Labelmaster Services

Forms
Shipper's Declaration for Dangerous Goods

Straight Bill of Lading

Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest

IMO Dangerous Goods Declaration

Multimodal Dangerous Goods Form

Regulatory Publications
Air Transport

Ground Transport

Maritime Transport

Emergency Response Guide

Code of Federal Regulations Books

Software
Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS)

Shipping Paper Software

Lithium Battery Advisor

Training Software

Training
Air Training

Ground Training

Maritime Training

Lithium Battery Shipping Training

GHS- Hazcom Training


This website is designed to provide accurate information regarding the subject matter covered. The violations listed can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations 49-Parts 100- 185, Revised as 10-1-13. Early Edition published by Labelmaster. Pages 41-54. Every effort has been made to provide a simplified guid consistent with the various applicable regulations. However, if there is a discrepancy, the regulations are the final authority.

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