|(a) The generator shall conspicuously mark the outer
container with a warning legend in English and in Spanish, along with
the international symbol for biohazardous material as referenced under
29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §1910.1030(g)(1)(i)(A).
The warning must appear on the sides of the container, twice in English
and twice in Spanish. The wording of the warning legend shall be:
"CAUTION, contains medical waste which may be biohazardous" and "PRECAUCIÓN,
contiene desechos medicos que pueden ser peligro biológico"
or as otherwise required by the United States Department of Transportation
under regulations set forth in CFR §173.134 and 49 CFR §173.196
which include infectious substances.
(b) The generator shall affix to each container a label
that contains at the minimum the name and address of the generator,
and the date of shipment.
(c) If the transporter assists with weighing containers
and label preparation, the generator shall ensure that the container
labels meet the requirements of this section before releasing them
to the transporter.
(d) The generator shall record the weight or volume
on the manifest for reporting and fee purposes. If the generator chooses
to use weight, the generator may have the transporter weigh each container
for the generator and note the weight on the container label prior
to offsite transport. Applicable fees are provided in Subchapter G
of this chapter (relating to Fees and Reporting) for each recording
(e) The generator shall ensure that the transporter
affixes to each container a label that contains the name, address,
telephone number, and state registration number of the transporter.
This information may be printed on the container.
(f) The generator shall ensure that the printing on
required labels is done in indelible ink with letters at least 0.25
inch in height.
(g) If a single label is used to identify the generator
and the transporter, the transporter shall ensure the label is affixed
to or printed on the container.
(h) The requirements of subsections (b) and (e) of
this section shall not apply to shipments where the United States
Postal Service or an equivalent delivery service is the transporter
in accordance with the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal
Service, Domestic Mail Manual, incorporated by reference in 39 CFR
(i) The executive director may waive any or all of
the requirements of this section if required to protect the public
health and safety from the effects of a natural or man-made disaster.