An emergency information panel (EIP) is a placard that includes warning and emergency information on dangerous goods. (see ADG7, Vol 2 Part 5.3.2 p 431) Placarding is required when a load of dangerous goods is designated a placard load. Eg dangerous goods in a receptacle with a capacity of more than 500L or 500kg of dangerous goods in a receptacle. Or the load comprises an aggregate quantity of dangerous goods of 250kg and/or litres or more and those goods include any dangerous goods of Class 2.1 that are not aerosols, dangerous goods of Class 2.3. Where the load comprises an aggregate quantity of Class 1.0 dangerous goods of 1000kg and/or litres or more. Placards must be affixed to the exterior of transport units that contain a placard load and to placard units to provide a warning of the contents.