US dangerous goods rules to be brought in line with ICAO

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), which oversees the rules for dangerous goods in air cargo in the US, says it plans to harmonise its rules for transport of lithium cells and batteries with those of the (ICAO). Proposed PHMSA rules had been criticised by the air cargo industry as unworkable. In a In a Federal Register notice published on 11 April, PHMSA issue a notice of proposed rulemaking ... [+]

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