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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
Date Event Location

November 14, 2017

9:00 am - 12:00 noon - Public meetings in preparation for the 52nd session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods  

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - 34th Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

Conference Call Capability:

Toll Free: 888-675-2535 

Access code: 3614708 

Skype Meeting Attendee:

UN/GHS Public Meeting

Attendees may pre-register for these meetings by completing the form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GHSZ2Q9. Failure to pre-register may delay your access to the building. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early to allow time for security checks necessary to obtain access to the building.

DOT Headquarters Oklahoma City Conference Room     1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, 20590

November 27-December 6, 2017

52nd Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods

Geneva, Switzerland

December 6-8, 2017

34th Session of the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

Geneva, Switzerland

Communication

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, November 7, 2017