Empty Hazmat Packaging Shipping Requirement Exceptions: Why you should send them to a Reconditioner

By |2016-10-20T14:04:11-08:00November 5th, 2015|Regulations|

In general, an empty packaging that previously contained hazardous materials must be shipped the same way as when it previously contained more hazardous material (49 CFR 173.29(a)). In other words, ship your empty hazmat packagings [...]

How Often Does An Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) Need To Be Retested?

By |2015-11-05T09:43:32-08:00October 30th, 2015|Regulations|

IBCs, also known as tote bins, are tested to make sure that they can withstand normal conditions when transporting hazardous material. IBCs generally undergo three types of testing and periodic retesting. The first is a [...]

How To Classify A Hazardous Material & Use The Correct Packaging

By |2016-10-20T14:04:11-08:00October 19th, 2015|Regulations|

Classifying hazardous material wrong can be a costly affair. Just a few years ago, three North Dakota crude loaders were fined a total of $93,000 for downgrading the classification of the hazardous material they were shipping. [...]