Hazmat Identification

Violations under this category frequently stem from transporting hazardous materials without the required shipping papers, packaging, labels, and placards. Check out the specifics of these violations and their solutions below.


Offeror Requirements

All hazardous materials

Offering for transportation a hazardous material without shipping papers, package markings, labels, and placards (where required):

Cite: 172.200, 172.300, 172.400, 172.500.

Baseline assessment: $5,000 - $30,000+

Offering for transportation a hazardous material that is misclassified on the shipping paper, markings, labels, and placards (including improper treatment as consumer commodity, ORM-D):

Cite: 172.200, 172.300, 172.400, 172.500.

Baseline assessment: $8,000 - $20,000

This website is designed to provide accurate information regarding the subject matter covered. The violations listed can be found in the Code of Federal Regulations 49-Parts 100-185, revised as of 10-1-13. Early Edition published by Labelmaster. Pages 41-54. Every effort has been made to provide a simplified guide consistent with the various applicable regulations. However, if there is a discrepancy, the regulations are the final authority.