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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Regulations Governing the Conveyance of Hazardous Substances by Road Tanker

Chapter 2 : Labelling

3. Particulars to be displayed on a road tanker used for the conveyance of a single load



Hazard warning panels


1) A road tanker used for the conveyance by road of a single load shall display hazard warning panels in accordance with regulation 4 and paragraphs 1 to 3 and 5 of Part I, and Part II of Annexure 4.


2) A hazard warning panel for a single load shall reflect--
a) the emergency action code for the substance which constitutes the load;
b) the substance identification number for that substance;
c) the appropriate hazard warning sign; and
d) the telephone number or other text indicating where specialist advice can be obtained at all times.


3) In addition to the compulsory particulars set out in subregulation (2) a hazard warning panel may reflect--
a) the name (or one of the names) of the grouped hazardous substances specified in the first column of Annexure 1 and constituting the load, and, if such name is included, the trade name of the said substance may also be reflected; and
b) the name of the manufacturer or distributor of the said substance or his trademark or both;

and, if so incorporated, such information shall comply with the provisions of Annexure 4.