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Hazardous Materials Transportation Information

Some MSA products are classified as "hazardous material" for purposes of transportation because of potential risks posed by improper shipment. In order to maximize safety and minimize the risk of improperly shipping hazardous material, MSA offers this on-line database to assist TRAINED personnel in the shipment of MSA products.

The database includes information required for shipment under 49 CFR 172.101, the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations, and the IMDG Code.


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Part Numbers Containing Letters (F-UM, F-CM, A-5ST, PPT-A, etc...)


PDF Documents

MSA Sensor Cells and Luminator Battery

ALTAIR® 4/4X Rechargeable Battery – Test Certificate (UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, Sub-section 38.3

ALTAIR® 5/5X Rechargeable Battery Pack – Test Certificate (UN Manual of Tests and Criteria, Part III, Sub-section 38.3

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2016 MSA.  All information contained within the MSA PRISM Database is provided as a courtesy to assist MSA customers who are familiar with international, federal, state, and local transportation, environmental, health and safety regulations in making their own evaluation of their specific requirements. While prepared with due care, MSA does not warrant this information and shall not be held responsible for any damages, including but not limited to consequential damages, resulting from its use. The information contained in this web site assumes that shipments originate in the United States. For additional information, call the MSA Customer Service Center at 1-800-MSA-2222.