Model TDGA Shipping Document

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Placarded tanker truckBENEFITS

When you transport hazardous substances on the roads, rails or by water, it’s important that you include information that identifies the type of substances, who they belong to, etc. That’s why the federal Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act (TDGA) and Consolidated Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGA Regulations) require “dangerous goods” to be transported with documents containing certain critical information.

HOW TO USE THE TOOL

You may use this model shipping document from Transport Canada for most Canadian shipments of dangerous goods. The yellow spaces are for required information. The other spaces aren’t required, but reflect current industry practice.

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Hazardous Substances: How to Comply with TDGA Documentation Requirements

Hazardous Substances: Complying with TDG Containment Requirements

Incident Response: How to Comply with TDGA Incident Reporting Requirements

Hazardous Substances: How to Comply with TDGA Training Requirements

TDGA: Update: Status of New TDGA Security Regulations

Winners & Losers: When Is a ‘Carrier’ Responsible for TDGA Compliance?

Winners & Losers: What Constitutes Due Diligence for Complying with TDGA Placard Requirements?