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Archived Rulemaking: Implementation of the ICAO Techincal Instructions

final54fr95411089.pdf (135.49 KB)

This document amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) in order to permit the offering, acceptance and transportation by aircraft, of hazardous materials shipments conforming to the most recent edition of the International Civil Aviation Organization's (ICAO) Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Technical Instructions). These amendments are necessary to facilitate the continued transport of hazardous materials in international commerce by aircraft when the 1989-90 edition of the ICAO Technical Instructions becomes effective on January 1, 1989, pursuant to decisions taken by the ICAO Council regarding implementation of Annex 18 to the Convention on International Civil Aviation.

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Last updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2018