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Title 49Subtitle BChapter ISubchapter CPart 172Subpart F → §172.540


Title 49: Transportation
PART 172—HAZARDOUS MATERIALS TABLE, SPECIAL PROVISIONS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS COMMUNICATIONS, EMERGENCY RESPONSE INFORMATION, TRAINING REQUIREMENTS, AND SECURITY PLANS
Subpart F—Placarding


§172.540   POISON GAS placard.

(a) Except for size and color, the POISON GAS placard must be as follows:

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(b) In addition to complying with §172.519, the background on the POISON GAS placard and the symbol must be white. The background of the upper diamond must be black and the lower point of the upper diamond must be 65 mm (258 inches) above the horizontal center line. The text, class number, and inner border must be black.

[62 FR 39408, July 22, 1997]

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