On December 5, 2012, amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations came into force. The amendments, among other things,

  • introduce the notion of an "overpack" (a large means of containment) and associated label display requirements;
  • modify the requirements for placarding large means of containment;
  • modify the requirements for the display of a "DANGER" placard; and
  • introduce new safety marks for certain dangerous goods.  

For more information, please see Amendments to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Jeff Gracer (Partner at Sive, Paget & Riesel, New York)