|| *This checklist is provided to assist
in your preparation of compliant hazardous material Bill of
Shipping Papers: Shipper Responsibility
_____1. Shipper name and address
_____2. Consignee name and address
_____3. Proper Shipping Name
(per CFR49, 172.101 Hazardous
_____4. Hazard Class/Division
_____5. Hazard Identification Number
(example: UN1263 or
_____6. Packing Group (I, II, III)
_____7. Piece Count and Package Type
_____8. List Hazmat Items First
_____9. Emergency Response Phone Number
_____10. Emergency Response Contract Number OR Contract Holder's Name/Company Name
_____11. Shippers Certification
Each description of a hazardous material must be in sequential
order (items 3, 4, 5 and 6 or 5, 3, 4, and 6 from checklist). Abbreviations
are prohibited except for packaging type, quantity, or Limited
Quantity (LTD QTY). Emergency response information must accompany
Hazardous substances - the letters "RQ" are required
before or after basic description. "RQ" may be substituted
for an "x" in HM column.
Package Marking: Shipper Responsibility
Package must show proper shipping name; hazard identification
number; and name and address of shipper or consignee. Markings
must be durable; in English; printed or affixed to packaging;
and in contrasting color, unobscured and away from other markings.
Placards: Shipper Responsibility
Placards must be provided for all hazardous material shipments. They must be in good condition.
Labels: Shipper Responsibility
Labels must be securely affixed to package near proper shipping
name and unobscured and away from any other markings. Labels
must represent the hazard class of the product being shipped.
Multiple labels are required in special cases including "Toxic
by Inhalation". No labels are required for "Limited
Quantity" shipments except Class 6 (Poisons).
For more information please contact:
PHMSA (Pipeline or Hazardous Material Safety Administration)
Hazardous Material Hotline: 1-800-467-4922