IT'S WORTH DOING RIGHT.
HAZMAT SHIPPING IS
COMPLICATED AND RISKY
UN HAZMAT MARKING SYSTEM
Example of UN Marking: 1H2 / Y1.8 / 100 / YR / USA / +AC
|UN||The United Nations Coding System|
Type of Container:
Material of Construction:
Category Within Type:
Packaging Group for which container was tested:
Packaging Group I: Great Danger - high hazard level
Density or specific gravity of material packed
For packaging intended for Solids (powders, pills, capsules, tablets) or that have inner packaging, this marking will indicate the maximum gross mass (weight) in kilograms.
Hydraulic pressure in kilo-pascal (kPa)
For packaging intended for Solids or that have inner packaging, an "S" in upper case will follow the gross mass.
|USA||Country where container was manufactured|
|+AC2518||Code for manufacturing plant|