International Regulatory Accomplishments
- new UN number, proper shipping name and transport requirements for ultracapacitors (electric double layer capacitors or EDLCs);
- requirements for fuel cells powered by hydrogen;
- requirements for the transport of radiation detectors, including those containing toxic gas, and providing for their transport by aircraft;
- requirements for transporting sterilization devices by air under the ICAO TI and IATA DGR;
- streamlining magnetized material requirements in the ICAO TI and IATA DGR to the benefit of large computer component manufacturers without detriment to air transport safety;
- new proper shipping names/UN numbers for lithium ion batteries, replacement of Equivalent Lithium Content (ELC) with Watt-Hours as a measure of lithium ion battery size;
- requirements for using intermediate bulk containers for transporting environmentally hazardous substances by air under the ICAO TI and IATA DGR; and
- adapting UN Model Regulation requirements for machinery under the IMDG Code.
International Transport Assistance
- technical advice on the transport of toxic by inhalation materials from foreign manufacturing locations to the U.S. for purposes of pharmaceutical clinical trials;
- facilated transport of lithium batteries for automotive demonstration purposes pending DOT approval; and
- expert witness in an overseas law suit.
International Representation on behalf of the following organizations:
- Dangerous Goods Advisory Council (DGAC);
- Portable Rechargeable Battery Association (PRBA);
- U.S. Fuel Cell Council (USFCC);
- KiloFarad International (KFI);
- International Confederation of Intermediate Bulk Container Associations (ICIBCA); and
- IPIECA (the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues).