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Hazmat Technical Resources

Hazmat Technical Resources

Although the manufacturing of high-quality shipping products, materials, and equipment is typically our main concern at LPS Industries, we also want to ensure that our customers have everything they need to fully understand how to safely package and ship certain materials.

Have a question about transporting hazardous materials? Need clarification on an entry in the Hazardous Materials Regulations or help with the use of the regulations? The Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Association (PHMSA) Hazmat Information Center provides live, one-on-one assistance Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

DOT Hotline Contact Information:

On this page, we’ve compiled a long list of resources that will cover extensive details about hazmat regulations, training requirements, labeling standards, definitions, and much more.

● Hazard Class Definitions provide definitions for classifying hazardous materials, including forbidden materials.
● Hazardous Materials Tables are here to help identify the hazard class or specify materials that are forbidden in transportation and provide proper shipping names.
● Air/Ground regulations specify the proper safety standards for transporting dangerous goods via air or ground.
● General Requirements for packaging and packages need to be met in the shipment of hazardous materials.
● Marking information regarding the required markings for the transportation of hazardous materials.
● Labeling information regarding the labeling requirements for the transportation of hazardous materials.
● Placarding information regarding the placement and regulations of placards for transporting hazardous materials.
● Training information prescribes the requirements for training employees in hazmat safety.
● DOT Hotline for when you have further questions about transporting hazardous materials


Stay up to date with federal updates and changes to hazardous material shipping and safety shipping and safety regulations – click here

More Resources for Special Shipping

If you’re shipping by rail, air, road, or water, we have additional resources that may come in handy. These resources have been specialized according to each mode of transportation.

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