Graphical symbols Safety colours and safety signs Part 2: Design principles for product safety labels
|Publication Date:||15 October 2004|
|ICS Code (Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment):||01.080.20|
|ICS Code (Public information symbols. Signs. Plates. Labels):||01.080.10|
|ICS Code (Colour coding):||01.070|
This part of ISO 3864 establishes additional principles to ISO 3864-1 for the design of safety labels for products, i.e. any items manufactured and offered for sale in the normal course of commerce, including but not limited to consumer products and industrial equipment. The purpose of a product safety label is to alert persons to a specific hazard and to identify how the hazard can be avoided.
This part of ISO 3864 is applicable to all products in all industries where safety-related questions can be posed. However, it is not applicable to safety labels used:
- for chemicals;
- for the transport of dangerous substances and preparations;
- in those sectors subject to legal regulations which differ from certain provisions of this document.
The design principles incorporated in this part of ISO 3864 are intended to be used by all ISO Technical Committees and anyone designing product safety labels in the development of product safety label standards for their industries or services.
Statutory or regulatory requirements in some countries may differ from some requirements given in this part of ISO 3864. To facilitate international standardization of product safety labels, this part of ISO 3864 should be considered when revising regulations.