Dangerous goods blog

Road transport ADR: Italian driving restrictions calendar 2019

The Italian Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport has published, as every year, the calendar of no entry to heavy goods vehicles, outside the residential zones, for the year 2019.

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The truth about hazard labels: the offer from Serpac

It happens in everyday life to everyone of us: when we are traveling by car, plane, train or ship, we often see other vehicles that carry markings and labels in multiple colors and diverse graphic designs.

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Why trusting an expert on dangerous goods labels

When dealing with the transport of dangerous goods, there is nothing more important than protecting the health of those who transport them. Having to deal with flammable liquids, corrosive or toxic substances or chemical waste means carrying the risk of getting physically harmed when coming in.

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The importance of choosing the right material when labeling dangerous goods

Laws and norms that regulate the use of material for dangerous goods transports are quite different from the ones concerning packaging material used to ship consumer commodities, editorials or clothes. 

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How Serpac supports you in choosing the correct labels for your dangerous goods

People from the same line of work know perfectly, how important it is to apply the right kind of dangerous goods labels on packaging, containers or vehicles in which they are being transported. 

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4 best practices when handling and transporting dangerous goods

When handling hazardous goods, one must pay attention to multiple aspects: the storage and preservation, the preparation of the goods for transport, the choice of suitable packaging, labeling and other factors. Given that there are plenty of risks that derive from an incorrect handling of.

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How and where to apply ADR labels when transporting dangerous goods by road

One of the elements when preparing the transport of dangerous goods is certainly the correct use of labeling. Labeling is the most effective way to indicate not only the content of a package, but also of a container or of a vehicle, which is used for transport. By doing so, it makes it easier to

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How to prepare your dangerous goods for shipment

It is not necessary to sell or distribute explosives in order to see yourself confronted with the necessity of preparing dangerous goods for shipment

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Transporting dangerous goods: the right packaging and labeling for perfumery products

Did you know that hazardous goods are quite frequently hidden in consumer commodities? Let’s take for example deodorants, nail polish, nail polish remover, hairspray or parfums… all those products are highly flammable! For this reason, it is obligatory for the sender to follow norms and.

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Dangerous Goods labels: how to find one’s way around ADR hazard classes

When traveling by road, in the city, suburbs or on highways, one can encounter vehicles that are equipped with signs of different colors and symbols on the sides or on the back. Those signs almost always symbolize the transportation of hazardous goods.

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Transport of dangerous goods by sea: the labeling guide

Alessandro Baricco once wrote: the sea captures, the sea murders, moves, scares and makes you laugh, sometimes it disappears or dresses up as lake, or rises to a storm, swallows ships, brings you gifts, does not answer, is wise, is sweet, is strong and unpredictable”.

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3 reccurring problems when transporting dangerous goods by sea

When looking at the world of dangerous goods one must be aware of the fact that it is not only a question of safety towards our products, but more so a responsibility towards our environment as there is plenty of damage that hazardous substances can cause. 

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