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Ionizing radiation symbol

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Ionizing radiation symbol

The new supplementary ionizing radiation warning symbol launched on 15 February 2007 by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). Contains radiating waves, a skull and crossbones and a running person. Note: Will only replace the standard yellow radiation trefoil symbol in certain specific limited circumstances.

2007 ISO radioactivity danger symbol. The red background is intended to convey urgent danger, and the sign is intended to be used in long-term radioactive waste repositories, which might survive into a distant future where other danger symbols may be forgotten or misinterpreted.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Monochrome, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Hazard Symbols.

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