Examples of ADR placarding and marking

When you ship or carrier dangerous goods by road, it is necessary not only labelling and marking every single package, but it is also required labelling or better placarding and marking the transport unit, such as the vehicle. But “how do you properly placarding a vehicle?” Depending on the type of transport, such as transport in package, tank or bulk and the type of goods, the labels, marks, placards and plates for dangerous goods that will be placed on the vehicle will be different. To better understand how to proceed we see some practical examples and solutions to properly placarding the transport unit as required by ADR Regulation for road transport.

Vehicle carrying packages of explosive substances and articles

Vehicle carrying packages of radioactive materials

Vehicle carrying packages of dangerous goods (IBC, cylinders, bags, drums, etc.)

Tank carrying dangerous goods

Transport units having one tank carrying dangerous goods

Transport units having multiple tanks carrying dangerous goods

Dangerous goods transport in bulk

Transport in container – box

Environmentally hazardous substances different from UN3077/UN3082

Tank carrying solids of dangerous goods

Tank carrying liquids of dangerous goods

Environmentally hazardous substances different from UN3077/UN3082

Tank carrying dangerous goods

Container carrying dangerous goods

Dangerous goods packed in “Limited Quantity”

It is required only if the total gross mass of the goods carried exceed 8 tonnes per transport unit and the transport unit has a maximum mass exceeding 12 tonnes.

It is required only if the total gross mass of the goods carried exceed 8 tonnes per transport unit and the transport unit has a maximum mass exceeding 12 tonnes.

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Hazard labels and placards

Orange plate marking neutral print

Orange plate marking with number

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