1.2.1.: General rules for the application of labels required by Article 31

Hazard pictograms shall be in the shape of a square set at a point.

Hazard pictograms as laid down in Annex V shall have a black symbol on a white background with a red frame sufficiently wide to be clearly visible.

Each hazard pictogram shall cover at least one fifteenth of the minimum surface area of the label dedicated to the information required by Article 17. The minimum area of each hazard pictogram shall not be less than 1 cm2.

The dimensions of the label and of each pictogram shall be as follows:

Table 1.3

Minimum dimensions of labels and pictograms

Capacity of the package

Dimensions of the label (in millimetres) for the information required by Article 17

Dimensions of each pictogram (in millimetres)

Not exceeding 3 litres:

If possible, at least 52 × 74

Not smaller than 10 × 10

If possible, at least 16 × 16

Greater than 3 litres but not exceeding 50 litres:

At least 74 × 105

At least 23 × 23

Greater than 50 litres but not exceeding 500 litres:

At least 105 × 148

At least 32 × 32

Greater than 500 litres:

At least 148 × 210

At least 46 × 46