DGIS 3.2 Release Notes (10/15/2017)

Moderate Administration Required

The changes included in this release are estimated to have a potentially moderate impact on DGIS systems and DGIS administrator responsibilities. Actions required may vary depending on materials and regulations used within your DGIS system. Please see below for more details.

  

Important!

Any templates or parts that include UNIDs with changes in this document may need to be updated on October 16th with the revised materials.

 

DGIS Content

Update Highlights – This release will include regulatory updates to the DGLs, DGAs, Packing Instructions, Variations, Regulations Module and any other type of regulatory content for Q3 2017. Listed below are examples of key changes:

  • AFMAN 24-204
    • AFMAN 24-204 regulations have been updated to reflect HM-215N harmonization.
    • Proper Shipping Name changes:
      • UN3166 has been broken up into multiple entries with different PSNs.
      • Air bag inflators/modules and Seat-belt pretensioners entries (UN0503 and UN3268) have been replaced with “UN0503, Safety devices, pyrotechnic” and “UN3268, Safety devices, electrically initiated”.
      • UN3269 entries have had the text 'liquid base material' added to the PSN.
    • UNID changes:
      • UN3166 entries with 'Engine' in the PSN have been changed to UN3528 for liquid powered, UN3529 for gas powered, and UN3530 for entries without a power specified.
    • Hazard Class changes:
      • ORM-D has been removed for PSN 'Consumer Commodity'.
    • Additions:
      • UN0510, UN3527, UN3531, UN3532, UN3533, and UN3534 have been added.
      • PG II has been removed from multiple Class 1 materials, organic peroxides, and articles.

 

  • International Air
    • Proper Shipping Name changes:
      •  The optional text related to percentages has been revised for Hydrofluoric acid (UN1790).

 

  • TDG
    • TDG regulations have been updated to reflect HM-215N harmonization.
    • Proper Shipping Name changes:
      • UN3166 has been broken up into multiple entries with different PSNs.
    • UNID changes:
      • UN3166 entries with 'Engine' in the PSN have been changed to UN3528 for liquid powered, UN3529 for gas powered, and UN3530 for entries without a power specified.
    • Additions:
      • UN0510, UN3527, UN3531, UN3532, UN3533, and UN3534 have been added.
      • UN3269 entries with the text 'liquid base material' added to the PSN have been added as options.

 

  • UPS International
    • Quantity limit changes:
      • The Cargo Aircraft Only maximum quantity has been increased to 30 kg for UN1950, Aerosols, non-flammable, oxidizing.
      • The Cargo Aircraft Only maximum quantity has been increased to 30 L for PG II UN1274 entries.

  

DGIS Functionality 

Functionality improvements 

  • AFMAN 24-204:
    • Updated labeling diagram to include the new Lithium Battery labels contained in HM-215N.
    • Revises general packaging, hazard classification and communication information, packaging requirements, and certification requirements for various materials.

 

  • International Air:
    • Various State and Operator variations have been added, revised, or removed; includes UPS and FedEx variations as well as three new Operators added.
    • Removal of bullet point stating a requirement for specification packaging in packing instruction Y203.
    • Addition of UN3334 and UN3335 to the list of materials listed as capable of being authorized for reclassification as “ID8000, Consumer Commodities” under packing instruction Y963.
    • Revisions to the provisions for electronic devices containing/powered by lithium metal or lithium ion cells or batteries when carried by passengers or crew in checked baggage.
    • Error and warning revisions when the Shipper and/or Consignee's selected country is U.S.A. and the selected material is:
      • authorized for transport by the selected International Air transport mode but not authorized for transport by the same mode under 49CFR and
      • the selected material does not hvae special provision A1 or A2 assigned to it.

 

  • TDG:
    • Updated labeling diagram to include the new Lithium Battery labels contained in HM-215N. 
    • New Special Provision 159 added and assigned to UN3090, 3091, 3480, & 3481; existing SP 106 added to several materials; SP 151 repealed.
    • Revised the inhalation hazard package marking on the labelming diagram from 'Toxic-Inhalation Hazard' to 'Inhalation Hazard'.

 

  • UPS International:
    • For Class 6.1, PG III materials, the text 'PG III' will show on the labeling diagram, due to UPS variation 5X-02
    • UPS variotion 5X-07 'prior approval' warning will now only show if a Competent Authority authorization has been added to the package.

Bug Fixes - While there are numerous bug fixes included in this release, a list of highlighted bug fixes can be found below:  

  • Validation errors for certain IATA materials - As called out in previous release notes, certain materials were assigned incorrect special provisions. These have now been corrected and the following materials now show the correct special provisions:

    • Special provision A1 was assigned to the following materials:
      • UN2030, Hydrazine, aqueous solution with more than 37% hydrazine by weight, PG III
      • UN1228, Mercaptan mixture, liquid, flammable, toxic, n.o.s., PG III
      • UN1228, Mercaptans, liquid, flammable, toxic, n.o.s., PG III
      • UN3108, Zirconium suspended in a flammable liquid, PG II
      • UN3108, Zirconium suspended in a flammable liquid, PG III
    • Special provision A2 was assigned to the following materials:
      • UN3094, Corrosive liquid, water-reactive, n.o.s., PG II
      • UN1693, Tear gas substance, liquid, n.o.s., PG II
  • Improvements to the password reset process and error messages.
  • Draft watermark now shows properly when printing drafts.
  • ERG code for UN1866 PG III is now printing properly on International Air shipments.
  • Instances where users could overwrite templates they should not have been able to have been fixed.
  • Incorrect overpack requirements for UPS international shipments have been fixed.

 

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