Hazardous Materials (Hazmat)
Hazardous materials, also known as hazmat, are products classified by the United
States Department of Transportation as potentially dangerous to the environment
or population. Therefore, special attention must be paid when shipping hazmat items.
The information below will help you properly prepare hazardous materials for shipping.
If you need additional help, please call the Safety Department at 1-800-543-5589.
When you have hazardous materials that need to be transported, R+L Carriers is equipped
to serve you. Our employees are trained in handling hazardous material in compliance
with state and federal hazardous material regulations. It is important to note,
however, that state and federal regulations apply not only to the carrier but to
the shipper as well. When you are shipping hazardous material, it is important to
know the regulations which apply to you. We have developed the following collection
of information to help you understand what is expected of you when shipping hazardous