Customer Advisories and Announcements

Dangerous Goods / Hazardous Materials
(International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code)
transition to Amendment 36‐10

January 4, 2013

North America and other regions (excluding Japan) will allow use of either IMDG Amendment 35 OR 36 during year 2013, as a transitional period, however :

Effective January 1, 2013 Japan authorities mandate use of only IMDG Amendment 36 for ALL inbound and outbound cargo.

Effective January 1, 2014: IMDG Amendment 36 becomes mandatory for all regions.

For DG Declarations processing, please send to:

Please note this email & fax are routed directly to our imaging system and is not a method for typical communications .

To purchase IMDG Amendment 36:


Thank you for your continued support and business.

"K" Line America, Inc as Agents
Compliance Department