49 CFR 172.400 Covers General Labeling Requirements for Hazardous Materials under the United States Department of Transportation [DoT] Code of Federal Regulations
General Labeling Requirements
Each Person Who
- Offers for Transportation
Hazardous Materials in the Following Packages or Containment Devices
- Non-Bulk Package
- Bulk Package with Volumetric Capacity of Less than 640 Cubic Feet [18 m3] which is not a Tank Car, Cargo Tank or Portable Tank
- Portable Tank with a Capacity of Less than 1,000 Gallons [3785 Liters]
- Multi-Unit Tank Car Tank with DOT Specification 106 or 110
- A Unit Load Device, Overpack or Freight Container of Less than 640 Cubic Feet [18 m3] which Contains a Package Required to be Labelled
Is Required to Label the Package or Containment Device with Material Specific Labels.
* Labeling Is Required for Hazardous Materials Which Meet One or More Hazard Class Definitions
* There are Certain Exceptions to Labeling Requirements, Where Applicable, for Small or Limited Quantities.
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