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Overview Of Hazmat Packaging Supplies And Their Uses

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Materials deemed hazardous by the U.S. Department of Transportation must meet stringent guidelines for transportation within the United States and internationally. The performance characteristics of the packaging used to ship these materials are established by and governed by the United States Department of Transportation and must be designed and tested in accordance with these regulations. The danger level of the hazard and the mode of transportation require specific configurations of markings and protection during transit.

The wide range of hazardous materials, each subject to its own set of regulations, results in a wide range of required