radiation warning symbol

radiation warning symbol

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ′wȯrn·iŋ ‚sim·bəl]
(nucleonics)
A standard symbol used on posters displayed in locations where radiation hazards exist; consists of a magenta trefoil printed on a yellow background.
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Stamped with the radiation warning symbol and the words, "Danger: Radioactive", the rod contains americium-241/beryllium (Am-241), a neutron-emitting source used in common electronic devices such as smoke detectors and medical diagnosis equipment.
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