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International Program Overview

About PHMSA's International Program

PHMSA's International Program provides leadership in the development of international transportation safety standards. Drawing from over a century of experience, highly qualified technical expertise, and strong stakeholder participation, PHMSA promotes the highest level of safety and security while supporting product innovation and efficient transport.  The International Program contributes to America’s prosperity by enhancing the safe handling and transportation of critical hazardous materials, facilitating access to foreign markets, and providing American leadership and expertise in international forums.

Upcoming Events

Please see below for upcoming events. Federal Register notices are published prior to public meetings conducted by the International Program.

International Program Events
DateEventLocation and Details
September 9-20, 2019Twenty-seventh meeting of the ICAO Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP/27), and the DGP/27 Working Group MeetingMontreal, Canada
September 9-20, 2019Sixth session of the IMO Sub-Committee on Carriage of Cargoes and Containers (CCC) and 32nd Session of the IMO Editorial and Technical (E&T) Working GroupLondon, England
November 14, 2019

UN Public Meeting

Solicity public input in preparation for the 56th Session of UN TFG and the 38th Session of GHS

U.S. DOT Headquarters, West Building, Conference Center

1200 New Jersey Ave SE, Washington, DC 20590

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST

OSHA Public Meeting:

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EST

Plelase register for the meeting here.

Call-in Details:
Number: TBD
Access Code: TBD

Skype Link TBD

December 2-11, 201956th Session United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods Sub-Committee of Expers on the Safe Transportat of Dangerous Goods (UN TDG SCOE)Geneva, Switzerland
December 11-13, 201938th Session United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of ChemicalsGeneva, Switzerland


Please click here if you would like to provide comments or feedback on any of the issues currently being pursued by PHMSA's International Program.

Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2019