Dangerous goods diamond signs are hazard signs used for areas where dangerous goods are transported or may be stored. This oxidising agent 5.1 sign features a flame over circle symbol above the words oxidising agent followed by large, bold numbers 5.1. The sign comprises a yellow background with black wording and symbols.
Signage of dangerous goods is done so in accordance with local State and Territory legislation. Identifying these dangerous solids, liquids or gases is important to keep people, animals, property and the environment safe from harm.
According to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), an oxidising agent while in itself is not necessarily combustible, may, generally by yielding oxygen, cause, or contribute to, the combustion of other material.Know what your labeling requirements are by referring to the Australian Dangerous Goods Code which outlines the mandatory requirements for identifying each dangerous good. For more information visit www.ntc.gov.au