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PHMSA Notice on HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements and Social Distancing

Friday, April 10, 2020

PHMSA is issuing this notice to clarify the flexibilities provided in the Hazardous Materials Regulations, regarding shipper’s certification signatures on shipping papers. These flexibilities allow compliance with the regulations while still maintaining appropriate social distancing during the Covid-19 public health emergency.

For more information, see the Notice of HAZMAT Shipping Paper Requirements in the related documents section of this page.