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These 10.75" x 10.75" Hazardous Materials placards conform to D.O.T. HM-206 regulations. The regulations require placards on the front, back and sides of vehicles, so most customers normally purchase these in multiples of four. Our placards are sold singly and in economical packages of 25 or 100. For matching Class 2 Non_Flammable Gas DOT shipping labels see item # 03024.
These placards are available in three different materials:
|Polycoated Tagboard||Made from a semi-rigid paper card stock with a water resistant coating on both sides. This material is intended for single trip usage, at an economical price. Intended for use with placard holders.|
|Rigid Plastic||Manufactured on durable plastic able to withstand repeated usage under any weather conditions. The ink is applied using a silk screen process to ensure print quality and resist fading. Intended for use with placard holders.|
|Permanent Self-Adhesive Vinyl||Intended for permanent application on the transport vehicle. They are constructed with an outdoor grade 4-mil vinyl with an aggressive permanent adhesive backing. Once applied, these placards provide a permanent DOT marking solution.|
Magnetic versions are also available by special order (please inquire).
TECHNICAL NOTE 1: The US Department of Transportation's DOT Chart 15, Hazardous Materials Markings, Labeling and Placarding Guide is a terrific full-color compliance guide for placarding and labeling and is available for download from their web site.
TECHNICAL NOTE 2: The definitions for Class 2, Divisions 2.1, 2.2, and 2.3 are found in 49 CFR 173.115. Assignment of hazard zones for Class 2 is found in 49 CFR 173.116. For a general discussion of terms and further reading see the SDS HyperGlossary entries on flammable gas, cryogen, LC-50, and flammable aerosol.