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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
October 1-5, 2018International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Dangerous Goods Panel WG/18

Montreal, Canada

Working papers can be found here.

Please provide comments by Friday, September 28, 2018. Interested parties may provide input via email:

November 26-30, 201837th Meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's Transportation Safety CommitteeVienna, Austria
November 26 - December 4, 201854th Session United Nations Transport of Dangerous Goods Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (UN TDG SCOE)Geneva, Switzerland
December 5-7, 201836th 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: Friday, September 21, 2018