SG 553 | Hazard Pay was added to the game on September 22, 2021, as part of The 2021 Vertigo 2 Collection, which was released alongside the start of Operation Riptide. The skin was created by Nextgenz.
The rifle has been painted with a yellow and black geometric pattern. Individual parts of the body feature small icons and accents imitating the red and white warning tape.
The skin's Float Value ranges from 0.00 to 0.48, which makes SG 553 | Hazard Pay available in all conditions. Small abrasions are already present on the body of the weapon in Factory New condition. At levels of wear close to the maximum, the number and size of abrasions increase significantly.
The pattern index does not affect the skin's appearance.
The quality of SG 553 | Hazard Pay is Classified. The skin is not available with a StatTrak counter and has no souvenir version.
SG 553 | Hazard Pay became popular after the release and remains in demand today.