Dangerous goods diamond signs are hazard signs used for areas where dangerous goods are transported or may be stored. This spontaneously combustible sign features a flame symbol above the words spontaneously combustible followed by a large, bold number 4. The sign comprises a white (top) and red (bottom) 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.
Spontaneously combustible materials are those which, even in small quantities, are liable of igniting within five minutes after coming into contact with air. The can also be materials that, when in contact with air and without an energy supply, are liable to self-heat.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