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Hazardous Materials

The Department of Transportation (D.O.T) Federal Regulations do not permit the shipment of certain types of hazardous materials. Departments must contact the Penn State Department of Environmental Health & Safety at 814-865-6391 about the movement of these types of materials and obtain the necessary paperwork before contacting Central Distribution for pickup. Hazardous material documentation/ placards are required when shipping hazardous materials. CDS does not supply documentation for the shipment or placards for the truck trailers. Contact EHS at the number above for any questions about hazardous material documentation/ placards.