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These 10.75" x 10.75" Hazardous Materials placards conform to D.O.T. HM-206 regulations which require placards on the front, back and sides of vehicles. These placards are sold in packages of 25 or 100 only. 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.