(a) Except for size and color, the “CLASS 9” (miscellaneous hazardous materials) label must be as follows:
(b) In addition to complying with § 172.407, the background on the CLASS 9 label must be white with seven black vertical stripes on the top half. The black vertical stripes must be spaced, so that, visually, they appear equal in width to the six white spaces between them. The lower half of the label must be white with the class number “9” underlined and centered at the bottom. The solid horizontal line dividing the lower and upper half of the label is optional.
(c) Labels conforming to requirements in place on August 18, 2011 may continue to be used until October 1, 2014.