Product safety labels are an important part of keeping users safe and reducing liability risk. There are two main standards for safety labels that are key to creating effective warnings that accurately communicate hazard information: ANSI Z535.4 domestically and ISO 3864-2 internationally.
How does a manufacturer comply with its duty to warn, given the number of people in the U.S. who do not read English or any language? Does the law require multilingual labels or safety symbols, and when is it a good idea to include them?
This month, we’ll look at risk assessment, a fundamental element not only of labeling, but of the overall safety of your products
EU Commission Updates Standards List for Energy Design and Labeling of Household Cooking Ovens and Range Hoods
The Commission of the European Union (EU) has published an updated list of standards that can be used to demonstrate compliance with its regulations related to the energy design and labeling of domestic cooking... Read More...
The question of whether or not to use additional languages on your safety labels can be a complex one to answer.
This month in our series exploring the latest industry insight on effective product safety label design and symbol usage, we’ll focus on the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) approval of symbol-only safety labels.