Standard Active Last Updated: May 29, 2019
ASTM F1615-19

Standard Specification for Cautionary Labeling for Five-Gallon Open-Head Plastic Containers

Significance and Use

5.1 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.

Abstract

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.

Scope

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.

1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.11
Developed by Subcommittee: F15.31
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F1615-19
ICS Code: 01.080.10; 55.100; 55.140