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Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

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Part IIISymbols, Signs and Panels

Fig. 1. Trefoil Symbol

Fig. 2. Category I-WHITE LabelThe background colour of the label shall be white, the colour of the trefoil and the printing shall be in black, and the colour of the category bar shall be red.

Fig. 3. Category II-YELLOW LabelThe background colour of the upper half of the label shall be yellow and the lower half white, the colour of the trefoil and the printing shall be in black, and the colour of the category bars shall be red.

Fig. 4. Category III-YELLOW LabelThe background colour of the upper half of the label shall be yellow and the lower half white, the colour of the trefoil and the printing shall be in black, and the colour of the category bars shall be red.

Fig. 5. PlacardMinimum dimensions are given: when larger dimensions are used the relative proportions must be maintained. The figure “7” shall not be less than 25mm high. The background colour of the upper half of the placard shall be yellow and the lower half white, the colour of the trefoil and the printing shall be black. The use of the word “RADIOACTIVE” in the bottom half is optional to allow the alternative use of this placard to display the appropriate United Nations number for the consignments.

Fig. 6. Placard for separate display of the United Nations numberThe background colour of the placard shall be orange and the border and United Nations number shall be black. The symbol “****” denotes the space in which the appropriate United Nations number for radioactive material, as specified in paragraph 20 of the Approved Document shall be displayed.

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