Welcome back to the Regulatory Helpdesk where we answer your dangerous goods & hazmat questions. We’re here to help you become independent with – and understand the whys and hows of – the regulations.
- Q. Customer called and asked if their company name was required to be printed on the new lithium battery mark when shipping by ground within the U.S.
- A. No, that is not a requirement. Per 173.185 (c) (3) (i), it states the following must be printed on the label: The “*” must be replaced by the appropriate UN number(s) and the “**” must be replaced by a telephone number for additional information.
- Q. Regarding Canadian address/phone number, do you know how a wholesaler company can market in Canada without a Canadian address? For obvious reasons, there will be multiple suppliers that could be selling our products.
- A. This situation could be covered by the Hazardous Products Regulation (HPR) s. 5.9(2) or 5.15(1).</ br>
The requirement for having a label with the (Canadian) initial supplier identifier is invoked by the Act (HPA) s. 14b).</ br>
HPR s. 5.9(2) allows an employer to import with only the foreign supplier identifier on an otherwise compliant label if it’s for use in their own workplace.</ br>
HPR s. 5.15(1) exempts importers from having a compliant label as long as they can prove (5.15(2)) that they will ensure it’s labeled Continue Reading…