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The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) have very specific requirements for hazmat packagings. These requirements are designed to ensure that the packaging is appropriate for the material and that it can withstand conditions normally encountered during transport.
Anyone offering a hazardous material for shipment must package their material according to the applicable sections of the HMR.
Packages are divided into two general categories, non-bulk and bulk.
The shipper of a hazardous material: