DOT Hazmat Placard Tables

DOT Hazmat PlacardsDOT Hazmat Placard Tables from 49 CFR Section 172.504.

Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, each bulk packaging, freight container, unit load device, transport vehicle or rail car containing any quantity of a hazardous material must be placarded on each side and each end with the type of placards specified in Tables 1 and 2 of this section and in accordance with other placarding requirements of this subpart, including the specifications for the placards named in the tables and described in detail in §§ 172.519 through 172.560.

Placards are specified for hazardous materials in accordance with the following tables:


Table 1

Category of material (Hazard class or division number and additional description, as appropriate) Placard name Placard design section reference (§)
1.1
EXPLOSIVES 1.1
172.522
1.2
EXPLOSIVES 1.2
172.522
1.3
EXPLOSIVES 1.3
172.522
2.3
POISON GAS
172.540
4.3
DANGEROUS WHEN WET
172.548
5.2 (Organic peroxide, Type B, Liquid or solid, temperature controlled)
ORGANIC PEROXIDE
172.552
6.1 (material poisonous by inhalation (see § 171.8 of this subchapter))
POISON INHALATION HAZARD
172.555
7 (Radioactive Yellow III label only)
RADIOACTIVE(1)
172.556

(1) RADIOACTIVE placard also required for exclusive use shipments of low specific activity material and surface contaminated objects transported in accordance with § 173.427(b)(4) and (5) or (c) of this subchapter.

Table 2

Category of material (Hazard class or division number and additional description, as appropriate) Placard name Placard design section reference (§)
1.4
EXPLOSIVES 1.4
172.523
1.5
EXPLOSIVES 1.5
172.524
1.6
EXPLOSIVES 1.6
172.525
2.1
FLAMMABLE GAS
172.532
2.2
NON-FLAMMABLE GAS
172.528
3
FLAMMABLE
172.542
Combustible Liquid
COMBUSTIBLE
172.544
4.1
FLAMMABLE SOLID
172.546
4.2
SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUSTIBLE
172.547
5.1
OXIDIZER
172.550
5.2 (Other than organic peroxide, Type B, liquid or solid, temperature controlled)
ORGANIC PEROXIDE
172.552
6.1 (other than material poisonous by inhalation)
POISON
172.554
6.2    
8
CORROSIVE
172.558
9
Class 9 (see 172.504(f)(9))
172.560
ORM-D    


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Date Updated: April 30, 2013.

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