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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

6. Compartment labels



1) In addition to the requirements of regulation 5, each tank on, or compartment of a tank on, the vehicle containing a grouped hazardous substance and conveying a multi-load shall be labelled with compartment labels in accordance with regulation 8 and paragraphs 5 to 9 of Part I, and Part II of Annexure 4.


2) A compartment label for a multi-load shall reflect--
a) the appropriate substance identification number for the substance and, if desired, the name (or one of the names) of the substance as specified in column 1 of Part I of Annexure 1 and, if that name is included, the trade name of the substance may also be reflected; and
b) where any other tank or compartment contains a grouped hazardous substance of a different hazard, the appropriate hazard warning sign.