Completed International Regulatory Projects

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).