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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 corresponding Class 4 Flammable Solid DOT shipping labels see item # 03036.
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: In paragraph (a) of 49 CFR 173.124, a Flammable Solid (DOT Division 4.1) has an extensive definition. For a more succinct discussion, examples, and further reading, see the SDS HyperGlossary entry on flammable solids.