What is required on a warning label? OSHA’s policy is that the hazard warning must be included on the label and must specifically convey the hazards of the chemical. OSHA has consistently maintained that this includes target organ effects.
What are some examples of warning labels?
- “Do not use if you cannot see clearly to read the information in the information booklet.” — In the information booklet.
- “Caution: The contents of this bottle should not be fed to fish.” — On a bottle of shampoo for dogs.
- “For external use only!” — On a curling iron.
What are the three sections of a warning label? NFPA 704 warning labels
Hazard ratings range from 0 to 4, with 4 being the most hazardous. These are used for 3 categories: health (blue), flammability (red), and instability (yellow).
Do warning labels really work? The fourth meta-analysis for judgments found that warning labels were not effective in influencing consumers’ perceptions of hazards and risks.