Regulated commodities

Regulated commodities

Regulated Commodities

All options and futures where the underlying assets are commodities that are traded on an exchange in the United States. They are regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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Meanwhile, "substandard and untested food items and other regulated commodities, toxic chemicals and dangerous drugs apprehended by the Customs Intelligence and Investigation Service could have entered the underground market," it said.
Hence, argued the plaintiffs, despite the fact that their subject matter was the highly regulated commodities markets, the government had no proper regulatory interest in their work.
Shipments of regulated commodities amounted to 11% of CN's total freight units in 1992
The transport of chemicals by rail has always been strictly regulated, first under the "Red Book" issued by the Canadian Transport Commission, then under the federal regulated commodities rules of 1985 that included other modes of transport as well.
9% of these were delivered safely to destination without rail-related incident, according to Jean Ouellette, CN's director of regulated commodities operations.
Among the special measures required by regulations to ensure the safe transport of regulated commodities by rail are:
Placarding: Rail cars, containers or trailers carrying regulated commodities or their residues display placards identifying the contents.
Documentation: Detailed documentation on regulated commodities is carried aboard each train transporting them, and in addition to this regulatory requirement duplicate backup information is available from the railway's central computer system to ensure incidents involving these shipments can be dealt with safely.
Inspections: Trained CN employees inspect cars carrying regulated commodities at designated locations.
Training: All railway employees involved with the movement or documentation of regulated commodities, or who participate in emergency response, undergo a specified training program and must be certified every three years.
We recently awarded Dow a Safe Handling Award in recognition its efforts to safely handle regulated commodities.
The actual contents of the shipment turned out to be onions, among the highly regulated commodities in the country.