Limited Quantity Mark Now Mandatory
New Limited Quantity Mark Now Mandatory
Until December 31, 2020, instead of the international mark, the means of containment may display:
- The words "Limited Quantity" or "quantité limitée";
- The abbreviation "Ltd. Qty." or "quant. ltée";
- The words "Consumer Commodity" or "bien de consommation";
As of January 1st, 2021, the new international safety mark for “LTD QTY” shipments by ground transport in Canada must display this label.
It is important to make sure you and your employees understand when a limited quantity label is required and why. This will avoid refused shipments and protect your business from infractions.
Contact us to book your TDG training and Order your Limited Quantity labels today.
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The movement of all Dangerous Goods in Canada is regulated by Transport Canada for all modes of Transportation and is governed by the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDGR), the International Civil Aviation Organization Technical Instructions (ICAO TI) as well as the International Marine Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG). Each of these outlines’ specific instructions for the shipping/handling/receiving and consumer purchasing of each Dangerous Goods product or those products contained within e.g., Lithium Batteries. Having a visible safety mark on the outside of a means of containment to identify the potential hazards is part of these instructions and works to keep all individuals safe and secure from possible illness/injury caused by unmarked packaging.