This specification covers the nationally recognized requirements for the cautionary information to be placed on the labels of 4- to 6-gal (15- to 23-L) open-head plastic containers (buckets), which are straight-sided vessels designed to be carried by hand to transport liquids or solids. Such warning labels will help to ensure that proper information concerning methods of safer handling is presented to the consumer.
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Significance and Use
Information on the wording of the warning labels that appear on the containers will help to ensure that proper information concerning methods of safer handling is presented to the consumer.
1.1 This specification covers nationally recognized requirements for the cautionary information to be placed on the label of 4 to 6-gal (15 to 23-L) plastic open-head containers (buckets). It is not the intent of this specification to include any other labeling requirements, such as those set forth in Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) or other applicable regulations and standards.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
ANSIZ535.41991 Product Safety Signs and Labels Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036.
labeling; plastic bucket; plastic container; safety; Five gallon open-head containers; Labels/labeling--specifications; Plastic bucket; Safety precautions--consumer materials/applications; Buckets; Cautionary labeling
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