From: ILPI Support <info**At_Symbol_Here**ILPI.COM>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Sodium Azide Incident on Listserve
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:57:25 -0400
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DOT penalties: 

(a) A  person who knowingly violates a requirement of the  Federal hazardous material transportation law, an order issued thereunder, this subchapter, subchapter C of the chapter, or a  special permit or  approval issued under this subchapter applicable to the transportation of hazardous materials or the causing of them to be transported or shipped is liable for a civil penalty of not more than $78,376 for each violation, except the maximum civil penalty is $182,877 if the violation results in death, serious illness, or severe injury to any  person or substantial destruction of property. There is no minimum civil penalty, except for a minimum civil penalty of $471 for violations relating to training. When the violation is a continuing one, each day of the violation constitutes a separate offense.

The FAA has its own penalties. Some fairly recent ones:

FAA proposes $91,000 fine for Amazon over hazardous materials 

Amazon Is Fined Again For Shipping Hazardous Products 

FAA Slaps Amazon With $350,000 Penalty for Shipping Violation 

FAA fines more shippers, FedEx for hazmat violations 

Amazon sellers discussion forum thread on this topic: 

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On Oct 31, 2018, at 12:08 PM, Samuella Sigmann <sigmannsb**At_Symbol_Here**APPSTATE.EDU> wrote:

A fact that I pointed out to the USPI. :-)

On 10/31/2018 11:18 AM, Jeffrey Lewin wrote:
Note that Sodium Azide is a "P" listed (highly toxic) waste...under our SQG license, we can only accumulate of 1 kg (total) P waste at any given time.

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