Standard Active Last Updated: Dec 27, 2016
ASTM F839-15

Standard Specification for Cautionary Labeling of Portable Gasoline, Kerosene, and Diesel Containers for Consumer Use

Significance and Use

5.1 Information on the wording of the warning labels which appear on the containers will help to ensure that proper information concerning methods of handling gasoline, kerosene, and diesel fuels is being presented to the consumer. This information can be imparted most effectively by the use of the same terms on labels provided by all manufacturers.

Abstract

This specification establishes the nationally recognized requirements for the cautionary information to be placed on the label of portable gasoline containers for consumer use. These containers are designed to be carried by hand and are used to transport gasoline from points of distribution to points of use. This specification does not address any other labeling requirements, such as those set forth in Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) or other applicable regulations and standards.

Scope

1.1 This specification establishes nationally recognized requirements for the cautionary information to be placed on the label of portable gasoline, kerosene, and diesel containers for consumer use. 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.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.10
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F0839-15
ICS Code: 55.140