DGIS 4.1 Release Notes (10/4/2020)

Minimal Administration Required

The changes included in this release are estimated to have a potentially minimal 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.


Any templates or parts that include UNIDs with changes in this document may need to be updated after October 4 with the revised materials.

DGIS Content

Update Highlights – This release will include regulatory updates to the DGLs, DGAs, Packing Instructions, Variations, and any other type of regulatory content for Q3 2020. Listed below are examples of key changes:

  • 49CFR
      • Updated the 49CFR DGA for multiple materials to reflect the PHMSA Harmonize with International Standards Final Rule HM-215O, including:
          • Created DGA pages.
          • Added and deleted special provisions and Vessel Stowage “Other” codes and Locations.
          • Text revised for special provisions.
  • UPS Domestic
      • Added special provisions for multiple materials.
  • UPS International
      • Added entry for UN2984.
      • Revised Prohibited Service Area for UN2014.

DGIS Functionality

Functionality improvements

  • Miscellaneous
      • For DGIS users that have not logged in between the April 4.0 release (4/5/2020) and October 4.1 release (10/4/2020), the following login failure message will be seen:

“The password entered is not valid. You may have entered an incorrect password or you may need to create a new password.

In our ongoing effort to keep DGIS secure, we have made security upgrades that may require you to enter a new password. Please click the Forgot Password button on the login screen to create a new password.”

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

  • 49CFR
      • Validation for materials with primary risks and subrisks of 1, 2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.2, 7, and ORM-D have been corrected for instances where 173.13 is selected on the material screen.
      • For materials with “Refrigerated Liquid” in the PSN, the Cryogenic Liquid label is no longer visible on the Label Diagram.
  • ADR
      • When viewing parts, the subrisk is visible in the Subsidiary Risk column. 
      • Technical name is now showing on the Label Diagram.
      • Validation warning has been updated for shipments containing UN1950 Class 2.2 Limited Quantity with no subrisks.
  • IATA
      • USG-05 validation warning will not show when shipping Class 1 materials within the U.S.A. if an EX Number has been entered as an Authorization.
      • UOMs for ID8000 Limited Quantity have been corrected.
      • Plywood Drum (1D) is now a selectable outer packaging when shipping a material with 550, 855, or 956 packing instructions.
      • Corrected inner and outer packaging options for materials with packing instruction 868.
  • Maritime
      • When shipping dry ice that is not in the outer packaging, no inner or outer packaging will print on the form for the line reference the dry ice. 
      • Font size for Section 14 of the IMO Declaration has been corrected when the Print Data only is selected.
  • Miscellaneous
      • Exemptions are only visible for the Regulations and Transport Modes that are selected when adding the exemption to the part during editing. 
      • Replacing dry ice with another material no longer causes a validation error.




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