ADR danger labels

Extract from the European Agreement concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR 2015) (United Nations publication, Sales No. E.14.VIII.1) (Volume II, pages 225-227)

Copyright © United Nations, 2014

Reproduced with the kind permission of the secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

CLASS 1 HAZARD
Explosive substances or articles

(No. 1)
Divisions 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3
Symbol (exploding bomb): black; Background: orange; Figure '1' in bottom corner

(No. 1.4)
Division 1.4

(No. 1.5)
Division 1.5

(No. 1.6)
Division 1.6
Background: orange; Figures: black; Numerals shall be about 30 mm in height
and be about 5 mm thick (for a label measuring 100 mm x 100 mm); Figure '1' in bottom corner
** Place for division - to be left blank if explosive is the subsidiary risk
* Place for compatibility group - to be left blank if explosive is the subsidiary risk
CLASS 2 HAZARD
Gases
(No. 2.1)
Flammable gases
Symbol (flame): black or white;
(except as provided for in 5.2.2.2.1.6 (d))
Background: red; Figure '2' in bottom corner
(No. 2.2)
Non flammable, non-toxic gases
Symbol (gas cylinder): black or white;
Background: green; Figure '2' in bottom corner
  CLASS 3 HAZARD
Flammable liquids
(No 2.3)
Toxic gases
Symbol (skull and crossbones): black;
Background: white; Figure '2' in bottom corner
(No. 3)
Symbol (flame): black or white;
Background: red; Figure '3' in bottom corner
CLASS 4.1 HAZARD
Flammable solids, self-reactive
substances and desensitized explosives
CLASS 4.2 HAZARD
Substances liable to
spontaneous combustion
CLASS 4.3 HAZARD
Substances which, in contact with water,
emit flammable gases
(No. 4.1)
Symbol (flame): black;
Background: white with
seven vertical red stripes;
Figure '4' in bottom corner
(No. 4.2)
Symbol (flame): black;
Background: upper half white,
lower half red;
Figure '4' in bottom corner
(No. 4.3)
Symbol (flame): black or white;
Background: blue;
Figure '4' in bottom corner
CLASS 5.1 HAZARD
Oxidizing substances
CLASS 5.2 HAZARD
Organic peroxides
   
(No. 5.1)
Symbol (flame over circle): black;
Background: yellow;
Figure '5.1' in bottom corner
(No. 5.2)
Symbol (flame): black or white;
Background: upper half red; lower half yellow;
Figure '5.2' in bottom corner
CLASS 6.1 HAZARD
Toxic substances
(No. 6.1)
Symbol (skull and crossbones): black;
Background: white; Figure '6' in bottom corner
CLASS 6.2 HAZARD
Infectious substances
(No. 6.2)
The lower half of the label may bear the inscriptions: 'INFECTIOUS SUBSTANCE'
and 'In the case of damage or leakage immediately notify Public Health Authority';
Symbol (three crescents superimposed on a circle) and inscriptions: black;
Background: white; Figure '6' in bottom corner
CLASS 7 HAZARD
Radioactive material
(No. 7A)
Category I - White
Symbol (trefoil): black;
Background: white;
Text (mandatory): black in lower half of label:
'RADIOACTIVE'
'CONTENTS .......'
'ACTIVITY .......'
One red bar shall
follow the word 'RADIOACTIVE';
Figure '7' in bottom corner.
(No. 7B)
Category II - Yellow
(No. 7C)
Category III - Yellow
Symbol (trefoil): black;
Background: upper half yellow with white border, lower half white;
Text (mandatory): black in lower half of label:
'RADIOACTIVE'
'CONTENTS .......'
'ACTIVITY .......'
In a black outlined box: 'TRANSPORT INDEX';
Two red vertical bars shall
follow the word 'RADIOACTIVE';
Three red vertical bars shall
follow the word 'RADIOACTIVE';
Figure '7' in bottom corner.
(No. 7E)
Class 7 fissile material
Background: white;
Text (mandatory): black in upper half of label: 'FISSILE';
In a black outlined box in the lower half of the label:
'CRITICALITY SAFETY INDEX'
Figure '7' in bottom corner.
CLASS 8 HAZARD
Corrosive substances
CLASS 9 HAZARD
Miscellaneous dangerous substances and articles
(No. 8)
Symbol (liquids, spilling from two glass vessels
and attacking a hand and a metal): black;
Background: upper half white;
lower half black with white border;
Figure '8' in bottom corner
(No. 9)
Symbol (seven vertical stripes in upper half): black;
Background: white;
Figure '9' underlined in bottom corner
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