Reference Clauses of the Act : Art. 46
(1) It means marking on the exterior of a container to distinguish the class of a high pressure gas in the container. The owner of a container shall mark the items in the following cases:
(i) where a stamp or marking plate is put on or attached to a container;
(ii) where a Self-Inspection Stamp or Marking Plate is put on or attached to a container by a Registered Container Manufacturer; and
(iii) where a container which a Self-Inspection Stamp or Marking Plate is put on or attached to by a Registered Foreign Container Manufacturer is imported. The items set forth in (A) through (D) below shall be marked pursuant to the Container Safety Ordinance. The item set forth in (D) below shall be marked pursuant to the Regulations on Safety of Containers Relating to International Reciprocal Recognition.
(A) Paint color
Paint color should be as specified in the right column of the table below according to the varieties of the high pressure gases set forth in the left column of the same. Half or more of the surface area of a container should be painted at a visible part on the exterior of the container (or the exterior of an insulating material when a container is coated with the insulating material).
However, of the containers set forth in the column (Other varieties of high pressure gases) in the above table, the following ones are excluded:
(a) containers made of aluminum, aluminum alloy, or stainless steel which are not colored;
(b) containers for being filled with liquefied petroleum gas;
(c) compressed natural gas containers for automobile fuel systems;
(d) compressed hydrogen containers for automobile fuel systems;
(e) GTR-compliant compressed hydrogen containers for automobile fuel systems; and
(f) compressed hydrogen containers for motorcycle fuel systems.
(B) Name of a high pressure gas with which the container can be filled
(C) A character showing the properties of a high pressure gas (limited to flammable gas and toxic gas) (“燃” in the case of flammable gas and “毒” in the case of toxic gas)
(D) Name and other items (which mean name, address, and phone number and excluded in the case of a container for automobile fuel systems which fulfills specific conditions) of the owner of the container (or the owner or management business outsourcee of the container when the business of managing the container is entrusted to an outside entity)
(2) A person who imports a container filled with high pressure gas shall mark the items when the container has been made to undergo and has passed an import inspection referred to in Article 22, paragraph (1) of the Act.
In that case, the items to be marked should be as follows.
(A) Name of a high pressure gas with which the container can be filled
However, “when the variety of a high pressure gas with which the container is filled has been clearly shown on the exterior of the container at the time of import, marking may be replaced with the showing.”
(B) Name and other items of the owner of the container as referred to in paragraph (1), (D) (which are excluded for a container provided for export)
(3) Moreover, the method of marking which may be used instead of the above as no hindrance is caused to safety is prescribed in Article 1 of the Public Notice Prescribing the Particulars of Marking pursuant to the Container Safety Ordinance.