***Pacific Transfer is not currently not excepting hazardous materials for Neighbor Islands***
1. All hazardous shipments must be presented with hazardous documentation in accordance with federal regulations.
2. All hazardous documentation must clearly state the following (at a minimum):
- Proper shipping name prescribed for that material in column 2 of the Code of Federal Regulation 49 (49 CFR) table 172.101.
- Hazard class or division prescribed for that material in column 3 of the Code of Federal Regulation 49 (49 CFR) table 172.101.
- Identification number prescribed for that material in column 4 of the Code of Federal Regulation 49 (49 CFR) table 172.101.
- Packing group, in Roman numerals, prescribed for that material in column 5 of the Code of Federal Regulation 49 (49 CFR) table 172.101, if any. The packing group may be preceded by the letters “PG” (e.g. PG II)
- The total quantity, including the unit of measurement, of the hazardous material covered by the description (e.g., “800 lbs”, “55 gal”)
3. All hazardous documentation must contain a “Shipper Certification” statement. Please find the following example:
“This is to certify that the above named materials are properly classified, described, packaged, marked and labeled, and are in proper condition for transportation according to the applicable regulations of the Department of Transportation”.
The supplier is required to sign the documentation certifying the above statement.
All hazardous documentation must also provide a 24-hour emergency contact phone number to be used in the case of a hazardous incident or spill.
This is only a sampling of information as required by 49 CFR. Pacific Transfer strongly recommends that all shippers of hazardous cargo research and review all applicable federal regulations and take steps to move toward compliance immediately.
The supplier is responsible to review their current documentation to ensure they are in compliance with all Federal regulations.
Pacific Transfer will not accept hazardous cargo without appropriate documentation and will not to be held liable if a supplier is not in compliance with all federal regulations.