Transporting Limited Quantities of Dangerous Goods by All Modes (49 CFR, TDGR, NOMs, ADR, IMDG Amdt 39-18, ICAO/IATA) 2020

This course is intended for the training of hazmat employees responsible for the multimodal handling, shipping or transportation of limited quantities of hazardous materials / dangerous goods internationally. It has been designed to meet the function-specific training requirements of the various regulations and can be used for initial and recurrent training.

The course meets the regulatory training standards set out in 49 CFR, Part 172, Subpart H, NOMS, in ADR, Part 1, Chapters 1.3 & 1.10, in the IMDG Code, Part 1, Chapters 1.3 and 1.4, and in the IATA DGR, Section 1.5,  for all employees involved in the safe transportation of hazardous materials / dangerous goods.

Learning Objective(s)

  • Understanding the limitations and requirements of the limited quantity exception found in Section 1.17 of the Canadian TDG Regulations, Mexican NOMS, in Chapter 3.4 of the ADR, and in the sections of 49 CFR referred to in column 8A of the Hazmat Table in  § 172.101, for the safe the transportation of limited quantities of hazardous materials / dangerous goods (DG)

Target Audience

  • Shippers, carriers and freight forwarders (i.e. dangerous goods employees and their supervisors) who handle, offer for transport or transport dangerous goods in limited quantities internationally.


  • Relationship between national & international regulations (49 CFR, TDGR, ADR, NOMs, IMDG Code and ICAO/IATA)
  • Classification of dangerous goods
  • Overview of the structure of the DG lists in the different regulations
  • Preparation of a shipment of dangerous goods in limited quantities
    • Packaging
    • Marking & Labelling
  • Shipper’s Declaration for Dangerous Goods (when required)

Regulatory Texts & References


  • 49 CFR – US DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (consult electronic 49 CFR) free
  • TDGR – TC Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (consult or download electronic TDGR ) free
  • ADR – European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (download ADR 2019 PDF - Volumes I & II, plus corrigenda) free
  • Mexican Official Standards (NOMS) (download electronic NOMs in Spanish) free
  • IMDG Code – International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (39-18) available for purchase
  • IATA DGR – International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (61st edition) available for purchase
  • Hard copies of the regulatory code books available for purchase from Currie Associates



Course Features

  • Run Time: 1h15
  • Language: English
  • Includes final assessment to validate student’s understanding of material
  • Training certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course


$165.00 per License
Total Payment Required $165.00

Course information

Price: $165.00

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