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Posted on December 27, 2016

As a member of the IATA, ICAO, and IMO, the United States is required to comply with several regulations that govern the usage, storage, disposal, and transport of dangerous goods. Experts generally agree on nine classes of dangerous goods, which range from explosives to miscellaneous goods. HAZMAT shipping supplies are needed to store and transport … Continue reading HAZMAT Shipping Supplies: Kinds of Hazardous Materials and How to Store Them

Posted on October 7, 2016

Ship paint using Norman International’s various UN certified packaging systems. Our UN4G boxes come with everything you need such as ring locks, foam packs, and the can and lid. Our UN4G packaging systems are also available for bulk purchase so you can save on your shipping costs. All of our HAZMAT packaging products conform to … Continue reading UN4G Boxes and Other Packaging For Paint

Posted on September 29, 2016

Packages for shipping of hazardous material is not limited to UN4G boxes. Often, UN4G corrugated boxes are used in combination with other types of UN4G packaging such as paint cans and plastic jugs, to name a few. Norman International offers a full line of hazardous material packaging for convenience, safety, and strict compliance to packaging … Continue reading Norman International for UN4G Boxes and Other Hazardous Material Packaging Requirements

Posted on September 2, 2016

UN4G packaging is the most commonly used packaging for transporting dangerous goods. But did you know that there’s another packaging option available? Enter 4GV packaging. So what’s the difference between the two, aside from the obvious extra letter? The main difference between the two UN-approved boxes lies in the type of inner packaging that can … Continue reading When to Use UN4G Packaging or UN4GV Packaging

Posted on August 25, 2016

The transport of dangerous goods is regulated to prevent accidents to people or property and damage to the environment. UN4G packaging is the best solution for transporting goods of this kind. However, with a lot of different regulations in every country and for different modes of transport, you need to make sure that your packaging … Continue reading Why Is UN4G Packaging Regulated?

Posted on June 13, 2016

Whether by sea or air, shipping dangerous goods or hazardous materials require UN 4G boxes or UN 4G packaging. These packaging supplies should meet international standards, and major carriers will often require further compliance to requirements set by regulators such as the International Aviation Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR) and the International Maritime … Continue reading Shipping with UN 4G Boxes

Posted on June 6, 2016

When it comes to shipping hazardous materials, only the right packaging supplies should be used. Among the inconveniences one may encounter without proper hazardous material packaging are: 1. Delay in the shipment of your goods. Safe to say, you may expect couriers and other shipping services to reject your parcel isn’t packaged correctly or placed … Continue reading The Importance of Hazardous Material Packaging

Posted on January 3, 2016

The United States, as a member of the United Nations, is required to follow regulations that govern the transport and storage of hazardous materials. These include regulations that specify markings to be made on shipping supplies. The markings on a package indicate the kind of hazardous material contained within, the source of the hazardous material, … Continue reading Shipping Supplies: Understanding UN4G Markings on Shipping Supplies