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

Regulations Governing the Conveyance of Hazardous Substances by Road Tanker

Annexures

Annexure 4 : Hazard Warning Panel and Compartment Labels

Part II : Colours of Hazard Warning Panels

 

 

Specifications for Colours of Hazard Warning Panels Compartment Labels and Hazard Warning Signs

 

The colours of the various parts of the panel, in conditions of normal use, shall have chromaticity co-ordinates lying within the areas on the chromaticity diagram bounded by the appropriate limits given in the table below.

 

 

Colour

Chromaticity co-ordinates of colour points determining the permitted colour area illuminant

Red

X

0,644

0,565

0,590

0,677


Y

0,356

0,356

0,300

0,323

Orange

X

0,520

0,520

0,578

0,618


Y

0,380

0,400

0,422

0,380

Yellow

X

0,481

0,455

0,455

0,532


Y

0,518

0,480

0,450

0,467

Green

X

0,125

0,160

0,200

0,140


Y

0,440

0,440

0,370

0,350

Blue

X

0,180

0,180

0,145

0,100


Y

0,165

0,075

0,070

0,109