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Shipping Terms Glossary: Hazmat

Also known as Toxic or Hazardous Materials, hazmat refers to the dangerous goods as defined by the U.S. Department of Transportation in accordance with the Federal Hazardous Material Law. Hazardous materials generally pose a health or safety risk when transporting, and require extra handling when part of a supply chain. 

 

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