Hazard + Skull & Crossbones danger symbols ☣☢☠ϟ

Hazard + Skull & Crossbones danger symbols ☣☢☠ϟSimbolos de Riesgo & Calavera y tibias cruzadas ☣☢☠ ϟ
Radioactivity symbol

This symbols are used to inform us about some dangerous places or dangerous materials. You may have seen them in videogames, vehicles transporting hazardous materials, or on laboratory doors. And you can type hazard text symbols right from your keyboard. I'll show you how to do it by using different techniques depending on your Operating System and tastes.

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Hazard Emoji 💀
Facebook symbols

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Hazard symbols are recognizable symbols designed to warn about hazardous materials or locations. The use of hazard symbols is often regulated by law and directed by standards organizations. Hazard symbols may appear with different colors, backgrounds, borders and supplemental information in order to signify the type of hazard. There are many differents dangers when handling chemicals. Each chemical has a different hazard. Some may be poisonous, cause burns, catch fire easily or even explode. To warn us of the hazards chemicals use hazard symbols. These symbols are used all over the world, so no matter what language its in you'll understand the hazard.


How to input hazard symbols

Choose your system and find out.

Windows

Shift States

Configure your keyboard layout in Windows so that you can type all additional symbols you want as easy as any other text. Takes about 5-10 minutes to set things up, but you'll be typing like a boss. You can assign hazard symbols ☣ ☢ ☠ ☡ and any other text characters to your keyboard using this technique.

Character Map

CharMap allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. You can input hazard symbols using it.

Mac

Emoji on iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod touch)

How to input Emoji on iOS iPhone, iPod & iPad (illustrated)How to input Emoji on iOS iPhone, iPod & iPad Simple and beautiful way to discover how to add a virtual keyboard for Emoji symbols visible as small pictures. The keyboard itself is preinstalled on your iOS device, so you don't have to download, or buy anything.

Character Palette

Character Palette allows you to view and use all characters and symbols, including hazard signs, available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer.


Linux

From Keyboard

Unicode hex code Symbol Name
2623 Biohazard
2622 Radioactivity
2620 Toxic & Pirate Jolly Roger
2621 Caution
3df ϟ Lightning: High Voltage
26a1 Lightning: High Voltage

There actually are 3 different ways to type symbols on Linux with a keyboard. But only third and fourth level chooser keys and unicode hex codes can produce hazard text symbols.

Character map

Character map allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. It can also help you lookup Unicode codes for entering symbols with keyboard.

HTML code

Following is a list of HTML and JavaScript entities for hazard symbols. In Javascript you should write like a = "this \u2669 symbol" if you want to include a special symbol in a string.

HTML entity JS entity Symbol Name
☣ \u2623 Biohazard
☢ \u2622 Radioactivity
☠ \u2620 Toxic & Pirate Jolly Roger
☡ \u2621 Caution
ϟ \u3df ϟ Lightning: High Voltage
⚡ \u26a1 Lightning: High Voltage


Article updated on 2014-05-25 23:43:15