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Dangerous Goods Questions?

For questions about air transportation of dangerous goods (chemicals, batteries, battery-powered devices, gases, aerosols, flammables, etc.) you may contact the FAA Hazardous Materials Safety Program via e-mail at

For general questions about the Hazardous Materials Regulations, contact DOT's Hazardous Materials Information Center by telephone (1-800-467-4922 or 202-366-4488) Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. EST or by e-mail (

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Carrier Websites

The following websites provide information about dangerous goods restrictions specific to some air carriers. This list is not all-inclusive:

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