September, 2022

202206Sep07CFR 49 - Introduction to 49 CFR and the Hazardous Materials Regulations - Virtual


6 September - 7 September


virtual classroom


990,– CHF



“Certificate according to subparagraph 172.704(c)(2) CFR 49. It is necessary to complete a refresher course every 3 years”


All persons whose work area includes the transport of dangerous goods and preparation of dangerous goods shipments to the USA and Canada.


  • Introduction to 49 CFR and the Hazardous Materials Regulations
  • Competent authorities – DOT and PHMSA
  • Enforcement and Penalties under 49 CFR
  • Amendment procedure
  • Detailed structure of 49 CFR
  • Variations between 49 CFR and the UN Recommendations
  • Detailed recapitulation of the four main US variations
    • Combustible liquids
    • Hazardous substances (RQ) and Marine Pollutants
    • Materials classed as Toxic by Inhalation
    • Forbidden Materials
  • Reciprocity under 49 CFR for international shipments (air/marine)
  • TSCA (Toxic Substance Control Act) documentation
  • Survey of the variations related to Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDG)
  • Special provisions for Lithium Batteries in the United States and Canada

Ms. Barbara foster’s biography

For over 32 years, Barbara Foster has been a Regulatory Expert for ICC The Compliance Center Inc. Her academic background includes degrees in chemistry and education. As a regulatory expert, her specialties include transportation of dangerous goods regulations, such as Canada’s Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations and the US Hazardous Materials Regulations under 49 CFR, as well as the international standards of the ICAO Technical Instructions and the International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code. She has also worked extensively in hazard communication for workplace and consumer products in North America. Barbara is a past president of the the Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC) and has presented for that organization as well as for COSTHA (Council on the Safe Transportation of Hazardous Articles).

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