Hazmat Shipping Solutions for the Automotive Industry

 Many automotive components are actually regulated hazardous materials—which is why so many automotive companies trust Labelmaster’s deep experience and expertise in Dangerous Goods. We help you:

  • Select exactly the right packaging and labeling to keep every shipment compliant
  • Determine which products are regulated and which aren't
  • Keep current with the latest from DOT, FRA, PHMSA and FMCSA
Companies like yours trust Labelmaster for the resources they need
 because we help them deal with these challenges every day.

Hazardous Materials Commonly Found in Vehicles

Click the Hazardous Materials Commonly Found in Vehicles Infographic to enlarge.
The above image is from the PHMSA Auto Flyer, Yes, It's Hazmat!, for the Office of Hazardous Materials Initiatives and Training, January 2008. It has been update by Labelmaster to include the new hazard class 9 label, lithium battery label, and other various updates.

Get your automotive industry hazmat labels from Labelmaster!

Driver-Side and Passenger-Side Airbags,
 Seat-Belt Pretensioners

Containing initiator and propellant

R-134A Refrigerant
Non-flammable, compressed gas

Brake Accumulators
Containing high-pressure gas

Shocks and Struts
Containing hydraulic fluid and compressed gas

Stay Dampers (Hood, Trunk, and Tailgate Stays)
Containing non-flammable compressed gas

Flammable liquid

Paint, Adhesives, and Sealants, Etc.
Paint, adhesives, sealants containing flammable solvents

— Consumer Commodity classification applies to limited quantity hazards packaged for individual retail sale US only

Containing corrosive liquid (sulfuric acid)

Lithuim Batteries
Combination of lithium, nickel, cobalt, aluminum oxide

Used engines containing fuel, vapor, or residues

Passenger-Side Airbags,
 Side-Impact Airbags and Air-Curtains

Containing non-flammable compressed gas

Fuel System Components
Used fuel system components containing fuel

Driver-Side and Passenger-Side Airbags
 Seatbelt Pretensioners

Containing initiator and propellant

Magnetized material
— Required by IATA and ICAO for air shipments of magnetized materials

How the Automotive Industry Ships Hazmat – Products You Need

Whether you need Dangerous Goods products to ship your hazmat, training, regulations, packaging, or labels, placards, and markings Labelmaster has it all... and most of it ready to ship next day. From hazmat labels and UN certified packaging, hazmat placards and regulatory publications, to advanced technology and regulatory training, Labelmaster’s comprehensive offering of industry-leading software, products, and services help customers remain compliant with all dangerous goods regulations, mitigate risk and maintain smooth, safe operations.

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Labels, Placards, and Markings

Shipping Airbags

Carrier Approved DG Shipping Software – Saves You Time

Labelmaster's Dangerous Goods Information System (DGIS) makes hazmat shipping as easy as non-regulated shipping. Say farewell to fines and returned shipments. Stop wasting time with indecipherable regulatory manuals. Boost your efficiency and your bottom line with DGIS — the industry's most robust, flexible, and advanced hazmat shipping software.

Here's how long it takes to prepare a Dangerous Goods shipping declaration:

If you are in the automotive industry, you are possibly having to ship DG on a regular basis. DGIS can help save you time and money. DGIS is easy-to-use, validate you shipping data against the latest regulations, and makes your entire operation more efficient - reducing fines and delays. Get DGIS today and ship DG with confidence!

» Start Shipping DG With DGIS

Let Labelmaster Services Help You Solve Your DG Problems

Labelmaster Services

Get expert knowledge, years of experience and a healthy dose of peace of mind. From navigating ever-changing regulations to leveraging regulatory exceptions to giving practical customized advice, Labelmaster Services handles every detail for compliant, efficient and stress-free DG shipping.

Labelmaster Services helps you:

  • Keep up with changing regulations, carrier policy changes, guidance/insights gleaned from regulatory bodies
  • Increase confidence DG compliance across organization through site visits
  • Gain compliance confidence in your operations should you be audited by the DOT or FAA
  • Gain confidence that training content not only adheres to regulations but also ensures that outcomes add real business value
  • Accurate and reliable parts identification and classification data to ensure safe and compliant DG shipping and handling
  • Other services we offer include special permit applications, penalty remediation support, general regulation interpretations, on-premise oversight of DG packing & labeling, advise legal teams on violations/mediations, and act as a witness expert during legal proceedings

» Rely on Our Expert Team

Labelmaster Automotive Resources

Your source for important industry information.

It's a challenge to keep up with all the do's and don'ts of DG shipping. But we're making it easier than ever to find the resources you want and get the answers you need. We've compiled the industry's most comprehensive set of information to help you stay compliant.

We have so many resources for our Automotive Industry. Here is our top 10 automotive resources, then go see the full list of automotive resources.

Shipping Airbags
Airbag inflators, airbag modules, and components are defined as 'Dangerous Goods' Class 9 and require special attention when shipping, this includes using hazmat labels and UN packaging. Make sure your airbags and components get to their destination without delay by ensuring these devices are properly packaged and labeled. You can do it and Labelmaster is here to help!

DOT Hazmat Labels, Placards, and Markings Guide
Labels, placards, and markings are indispensable compliance products. Adhering to stringent regulatory standards, Labelmaster offers a multitude of options designed to help you comply with hazmat regulations. Choosing the correct labels and placards is vital for the safe handling and shipping of hazardous materials.

Lithium Battery Resources
Need help staying on top of the ever-changing lithium battery regulations? We are here to help you stay compliant! If you ship lithium batteries, you know that the rules are complex and ever-changing. The following resources help you navigate the complexities, no matter if you ship stand-alone lithium ion or lithium metal batteries, batteries packed in equipment, or damaged lithium batteries for reverse-logistics.

Compliance Is...
A process that starts with the right label. If you ship hazardous materials, compliance is a big part of your world. But have you ever stopped to think about what compliance really is? Compliance is getting your shipment there without frustration. Compliance is protecting people, property, and products. Compliance is job security. Compliance is everything.

DG Infographics
Labelmaster has been the go-to source for companies – big and small – to navigate and comply with the complex, ever-changing regulations that govern dangerous goods and hazardous materials. Labelmaster has produced many of the industries best dangerous goods and hazardous materials infographics. You name the topic and we probably have the infographic for you.

Master Series Videos
Moving Dangerous Goods (DG) can be a complicated journey with myriad rules and regulations. We’re here to help. With our finger on the pulse of the DG industry, we believe that all businesses handling DG could use some practical, honest guidance. Given that DG is moved 1.4M times each day in the U.S., there’s nothing more important than the safe and compliant transportation of these items. Whether you're new to DG shipping or a seasoned veteran, we hope you’ll find the information in these videos useful

Label Solutions
Not all labels are created equal. Labelmaster provides the most durable, compliant labels that can help your products get from point A to point B safely and compliantly. There are labels. Then there are Labelmaster labels. We have labels to move it, store it, assure it, and create it. More info with our Anatomy of a Label infographic.

49 CFR Made Easy
If you handle hazardous material or hazardous waste, or if you are a shipper, carrier or freight forwarder, the 49 CFR is a must. These regulations cover requirements for markings, labels, placards, shipping papers, training, emergency response and performance-oriented packaging standards. Domestic transportation regulations for highway, rail, air and water are included.

Hazmat Source — Dangerous Goods 101
Find helpful hints and tons of information for navigating the complicated process of DG shipping, increasing efficiencies and solving common issues including: hazardous materials definitions, most common hazmat, DG training requirements, shipping guides, hazmat label and placard material types and DOT specifications and requirements, and much more.

Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook
The third annual Global Dangerous Goods Confidence Outlook is the definitive outlook for the worldwide dangerous goods industry based on the thoughts and attitudes of DG pros across the globe. In an effort to better understand today's DG landscape, Labelmaster, IATA, and Hazardous Cargo Bulletin partnered to survey DG professionals around the globe about how their organizations approach DG shipping and handling and the specific compliance challenges they face.

» More Automotive Resources

The Labelmaster Blog

Stay up-to-date on the latest automotive industry news.

For more than five decades, Labelmaster has been the go-to source for companies – big and small – to navigate and comply with the complex, ever-changing regulations that govern dangerous goods and hazardous materials. Labelmaster is your partner in keeping your business ahead of regulations and compliant every step of the way. The Labelmaster blog helps you keep up with constant changes in the regulatory landscape. That is why so many shipping managers, DG trainers and other hazmat pros subscribe.

Automotive Industry News

Weekly DG Industry Blog Articles