Shipping labels are essential for packages that contain dangerous goods. These D.O.T. shipping labels are designed to meet and comply with regulations and specifications under Title 49, Subtitle B, Chapter I, Subchapter C, Part 172 of the CFR.
Printed with fade resistant ink, these labels are available in paper for indoor applications and vinyl for extended outdoor use. The labels measure 4" x 4" and are sold 500/roll. For corresponding vehicle placards see item #03111.
TECHNICAL NOTE 1: The US Department of Transportation's DOT Chart 15, Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling and Placarding Guide is a terrific full-color compliance guide for placarding and labeling and is available for download from their web site.
TECHNICAL NOTE 2: In paragraph (c) of 49 CFR 173.124, a Dangerous When Wet material (DOT Division 4.3) is "a material that, by contact with water, is liable to become spontaneously flammable or to give off flammable or toxic gas at a rate greater than 1 L per kilogram of the material, per hour, when tested in accordance with UN Manual of Tests and Criteria." See the SDS HyperGlossary entry on water reactive materials for examples and additional reading on these potentially hazardous substances.