Saturday, June 22, 2024

Electronics company facing $126,000 HazMat fine from FAA

A Florida-based electronics company is facing a $126,000 fine from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for alleged violations of Hazardous Materials Violations. RAE-I.T. Asset Management of Ocala, Florida is accused of offering a shipment containing 220 lithium ion mobile phone batteries weighing 16 kilos to UPS for shipment by air on 24 May. The shipment, […]

FAA threatens shipper with large fine for HazMat breach

UPS releases Q2 2021 earnings

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is threatening to hit a Hong Kong-based shipper with a $160,500 fine for violating hazardous materials regulations. The US Department of Transportation’s FAA allege that on 3 January 2017, Woodioso Technology knowingly offered a shipment of 30 lithium ion batteries to UPS for shipment by air from Hong Kong to […]

Amazon facing fourth fine of the year from FAA for hazmat breaches

Amazon.com is facing another fine from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for breaching hazardous materials regulations, its fourth civil penalty of the year. The Department of Transportation’s FAA is proposing a fine of $78,000 for allegedly offering FedEx a shipment containing flammable liquids from Ruskin, Florida to Algonquin, Illinois on 7 August 2015. The package […]

FAA bans Braille Battery from shipping by air

Lithium battery

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned lithium ion battery manufacturer, Braille Battery from shipping its products by air due to not complying with Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The FAA says it took the action because the Sarasota, Florida based company failed to ship lithium ion batteries in accordance with appropriate regulations and continued to […]