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The HazMat Reference Gateway and The HazMat DataBase

Features and  Descriptions

The HAZMAT Reference Gateway™ 
The Gateway provides:

  • All of the current and past HazMat Alerts on important regulatory events.
  • The reports are hyperlinked to original source documents (e.g. Federal Register, ICAO, IMDG reports) and in many cases, regulatory analysis pertaining to the action.
  • Our alerts provide timely updates on regulatory changes between print editions of the publication.
  • Major reports are presented, by subject category, on rulemakings and final rules issued by the US Dept of Transportation (PHMSA, FMCSA, HazMat Security, etc), and International Organizations (UN Decisions and Reports, Air Transportation Reports, and Marine Transport Decisions). Similar to our Alerts, these reports are hyperlinked to original source documents, and are sorted and presented by major subject category.

 

The HazMat Compliance DataBase™
The HazMat DataBase benefits include:

  • Access to over 4,000 searchable documents, which have appeared in the print publication from 1995 through the current issue, updated regularly, including:
  • All of our regulatory analyses, the DOT Letters of Interpretation of the HMR, and over 250 comments on those letters by dangerous goods experts Frits Wybenga and Andy Altemos.
  • Comments are hyperlinked to the original DOT letter.
  • Key word searches can be performed on segregated subject groupings, or the entire database, providing summary results showing title of report, date, and author with a summary of the report or interpretation.

 

  • 2014-38 July 21, 2014 Transport Canada Requests Comment on Proposed New Class of Tank Car (TC-140) and Retrofit of TC/DOT-111 Tank Cars

  • 2014-37 July 18, 2014 OMB Concludes Review of HM-224F Revisions to Requirements for the Transportation of Lithium Batteries

  • 2014-36 July 15, 2014 PHMSA Proposes Adoption into HMR of Provisions for Bulk Vehicles Used for Explosives under Special Permits

  • 2014-35 July 14 2014 FMCSA Issues Updated National Hazardous Materials Route Registry

  • 2014-34 July 11, 2014 PHMSA Publishes HM-250 Final Rule Harmonizing Class 7 Radioactive Provisions with IAEA