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IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations Addendum

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has published an addendum to the 65th edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Find out what this means for you here!

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) published an addendum to the 65th edition of the Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) on April 30, 2024. Users of the IATA DGR are asked to note the amendments and corrections contained in this addendum effective January 01, 2024.


Updates to the IATA DGR include a correction to State Variation RAG-01 (Argentina) in Section 2.8.2; adding 3 new Operators 5J (Cebu Pacific), B0 (La Compagnie), & HC (One Air) in Section 2.8.3; updates to Operator Variations 8V (Astral Aviation), AF (Air France), CI (China Airlines), CM (Copa Airlines–Cargo), FX (Federal Express), FZ (flydubai), JL (Japan Airlines), KQ (Kenya Airways), P5 (Aero Republica), QR (Qatar Airways), RO (TAROM Romanian Air Transport), TK (Turkish Airlines), UL (Srilankan Airlines), & WY (Oman Air) in Section 2.8.4; a revision to a reference within Section 8.3.4 (Additional Documentation) for organic peroxides and self-reactive substances requiring an approval; replacing the image for Figure 10.8.G (Shipper’s Declaration Completion – Example 5) replacing “GA-68” with “Ga-68” & overpack TI “0.5” with “0.2” on the example image; amending Competent Authorities in Appendix D for Angola (AO), Bermuda (BM), & Estonia (EST); amending IATA CBTA Centre – Providers in Appendix F.4 for Brazil, Finland, France, Hong Kong, Thailand, & United States; and amending IATA CBTA Centre – Excellence in Appendix F.5 for Philippines.


Main things to note if you are using Federal Express (FedEx), they removed “All fissile materials are prohibited for transport internationally.” in operator variation FX-03, and added “When a shipment (or consignment) consists of more than one

outer package or overpack, one additional black and white copy of the Shipper’s Declaration must be affixed by the shipper to each additional outer package or overpack in the shipment.” in operator variation FX-08.


Please download this addendum to the 65th Edition for more detailed information on all these amendments and corrections on the IATA Dangerous Goods Documentation webpage:


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