FAQ: What are the Table 1 and Table 2 placarding tables? Found at 49 CFR 172.504 (e) of the USDOT/PHMSA Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR), the placarding tables (Table 1 and Table 2) identify a distinction made by USDOT/PHMSA between the “really nasty” hazardous materials of Table 1 and the “routine” HazMat of Table 2.What does placard mean?
Placard a combustible liquid when transported in bulk. A FLAMMABLE placard may be used in place of a Combustible placard on a cargo tank or portable tank or a compartmented tank car which contains both flammable and combustible liquids. See §172.504(f)(2).What are the requirements to use the dangerous placard?
To use the Dangerous placard, you must meet the following requirements: 1. The material must be NON BULK. Never put these on a tanker, an IBC (tote) or portable tank for example. 2. You must have 2 or more categories (hazard classes) or Table 2 hazardous materials onboard that require different placards.What are the general placarding requirements under CFR 17249?
49 CFR 172.504 - General placarding requirements. (1) A transport vehicle or freight container which contains less than 454 kg (1001 pounds) aggregate gross weight of hazardous materials covered by table 2 of paragraph (e) of this section; or (2) A rail car loaded with transport vehicles or freight containers,...