When frequent violations in this category are cited, it's commonly due to an infraction such as a failure to apply proper placards and marking to a container or vehicle containing hazardous materials. See a few of the more specific violations and their solutions below.

Offeror Requirements

All hazardous materials

Failure to properly mark a bulk container

Cite: 172.331, 172.334, 172.336, 172.338

Baseline assessment: $1,000

Failure to placard a freight container or vehicle containing hazardous materials (no placard at all)

Cite: 172.504.

Baseline assessment: $8,500 - $12,000

Improperly placarding a freight container or vehicle containing hazardous materials

Cite: 172.504.

Baseline assessment: $1,000 - $11,200

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.