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Radiological Transportation Accidents
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  Radioactive Yellow-lI and Yellow-III Labels.

The Radioactive Yellow-II label is used on packages which have a maximum dose rate of .5 mSv/hr (50 mR/hr) on any exterior surface.

The Radioactive Yellow-III label is used on packages with a maximum dose rate of 2 mSv/hr (200 mR/hr) on their exterior surfaces.

The labels are white except for the upper half of the Radioactive Yellow-II and Radioactive Yellow III labels which are yellow. The printing and the radiation symbol are black except for the "I," "II," or "III" numerals which must be red.

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