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2017-39 August 25, 2017 DOT/PHMSA Publishes Chart 16: Hazardous Materials Marking, Labeling, and Placarding Guide

By JHMT StaffAugust 25, 2017

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published the latest version of the Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling, and Placarding Guide as DOT Chart 16. The following changes are included:

  • Addition of the Lithium Battery handling marking old and new, and the transition date of December 31, 2018 for the old version.
  • Addition of the Class 9 Label for Lithium battery handling with an effective date of January 2019.
  • Replacement of the yellow Organic Peroxide 5.2 Placard with red and yellow Organic Peroxide 5.2.

Please note this chart is intended for general guidance only and should not be used to determine compliance with 49 CFR, Parts 100-185.

Click here to view DOT Chart 16 (PDF).


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