March 10: Changes Proposed to TDGA Regulations

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The government published a proposed amendment to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations in Part 1 of the Canada Gazette. You have until May 24 to comment on the 11 proposals, which include:

  • Change in the definition of “person” and the addition of a definition for “organization” to align the Regulations with the TDGA
  • Clarification of requirements for outer packaging for aerosols in small quantities
  • More precise indication of filling requirements for standardized and non-standardized means of containment
  • Option of affixing dangerous goods safety marks required by the IMDG Code for the transport to or from a ship, harbour or sea terminal.