Code of Federal Regulations

Title 49 - Transportation
Volume: 2Date: 2020-10-01Original Date: 2020-10-01Title: Section § 172.542 - FLAMMABLE placard.Context: Title 49 - Transportation. Subtitle B - Other Regulations Relating to Transportation. CHAPTER I - PIPELINE AND HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION. SUBCHAPTER C - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS. PART 172 - HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TABLE, SPECIAL PROVISIONS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COMMUNICATIONS, EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION, TRAINING REQUIREMENTS, AND SECURITY PLANS. Subpart F - Placarding.
§ 172.542 FLAMMABLE placard. (a) Except for size and color, the FLAMMABLE placard must be as follows: [Please see PDF for image: EC02MR91.049] (b) In addition to complying with § 172.519, the background color on the FLAMMABLE placard must be red. The symbol, text, class number and inner border must be white. (c) The word “GASOLINE” may be used in place of the word “FLAMMABLE” on a placard that is displayed on a cargo tank or a portable tank being used to transport gasoline by highway. The word “GASOLINE” must be shown in white. [Amdt. 172-123, 56 FR 66262, Dec. 20, 1991]