Free Hazmat Tools

Listed below are some very useful and FREE tools for shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods that Transportation Development Group (TDG) LLC has assembled along with informative videos (anywhere you see the blue button, click for a video). Feel free to forward this url on to others who may need guidance when shipping hazardous materials/dangerous goods.

Overview of free tools listed in this article:
Section 1…… IATA Video Checklist
Section 2…… How to use 49CFR
Section 3…… Guide to Performance Packaging Codes

2024 IATA (Video Checklist Courtesy of and Videos by

The recommended checklist appearing on the following pages is intended to verify shipments at origin. Copies of the checklist can be obtained from: Website:

How to use 49CFR – Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)

A basic understanding of the HMR is required for compliance with the regulations. The
workbook is designed to assist you with the first step — learning to locate specific parts,
subparts, and references within the HMR.

The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) are issued by the U.S. Department of
Transportation (USDOT) and govern the transportation of hazardous materials
in interstate, intrastate, and foreign commerce.

Guide to Performance Packaging Codes

This guide, along with videos inserted by Transportation Development Group (TDG) LLC, provides an overview of different types of packaging, the UN specification codes, and how to interpret those codes.