PROPER LABELING OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS
Hazardous materials should be readily identifiable.
Each piece of
in accordance with CFR 49.
Figure 1-6 shows standard hazardous
The TCMD often tells you in the REMARKS AND/OR
The fourth position of the Commodity/Special Handling Code also
indicates whether a.
description of the code in MILSTAMP Appendix B, Paragraph 14,
includes the type of hazardous materials label that a commodity
requires. See Figure 1-3.
The GBL usually indicates the type of hazardous materials label
required in the "DESCRIPTION OF ARTICLES" block (Key 2 of Figure
If it does not, look up the referenced United Nations
Identification Number and check the commodity description in CFR 49,
Column 2 identifies the item;
Column 4 identifies the required labels.
It is very important to
ensure each piece of hazardous cargo carries the appropriate material