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NOM-004-SCT-2008, Systems of identification of units designated for the transport of hazardous substances, materials and wastes.


This Standard is under the oversight of the SCT - Secretary of Communications and Transportation

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NORMA Oficial Mexicana NOM-004-SCT/2008, Sistemas de identificación de unidades destinadas al transporte de substancias, materiales y residuos peligrosos.

Official Mexican Standard NOM-004-SCT-2008, Systems of identification of units designated for the transport of hazardous substances, materials and wastes. 



1.         Objetivo

1. Objective

2.         Campo de aplicación

2. Field of application

3.         Referencias

3. References

4.         Definiciones

4. Definitions

5.         Principios generales

5. Classification

6.         Especificaciones de los carteles

6. Placard specifications

7.         Marcado adicional

7. Additional markings

8.         Bibliografía

8. Bibliography

9.         Concordancia con normas y lineamientos internacionales

9. Concordance with international standards and guidelines

10        Observancia

10. Observance

11.       Vigilancia

11. Oversight

12.       Evaluación de la conformidad

12. Evaluation of Conformity

13.       Vigencia

13. Effective Period

14.       Transitorio

14. Transitional Article



1. Objetivo

1. Objective

Esta Norma Oficial Mexicana establece las características y dimensiones de los carteles que deben portar las unidades vehiculares, camiones, unidades de arrastre, autotanques, carrotanques, contenedores, contenedores cisterna, tanques portátiles y recipientes intermedios para granel y demás unidades de autotransporte y ferrocarril, a fin de identificar la clase de riesgo de las substancias, materiales o residuos peligrosos que se transportan.

This Official Mexican Standard establishes the characteristics and dimensions of the placards that the vehicular units, trucks tow trucks, cargo tank, rail cars, containers, cistern tanks, portable tanks and intermediate bulk containers and all other cargo tank and rail car units must carry, for the purpose of identifying the class of risk of the hazardous substances, materials or wastes that are transported.



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