Label Review Training: Module 3: Special Issues, Page 10
Section 2: How should I review precautionary statements?
- The primary tool for determining many of the precautionary statements is acute toxicity data.
- RED or registration review documents, Chapter 7 of the Label Review Manual, and in some specific cases PR Notice 84–5 or a registration standard provide guidance for determining hazards to humans and domestic animals statements.
- Chapter 8 of the Label Review Manual provides guidance for determining environmental hazards statements.
- Chapter 9 of the Label Review Manual provides guidance for determining physical and chemical hazards statements.
- RED documents and Chapter 7 of the Label Review Manual provide guidance for determining first aid statements.
- Name the six acute toxicity studies.
Acute oral, acute dermal, acute inhalation, primary eye irritation, primary skin irritation, dermal sensitization.
- When are hazards to humans and domestic animals statements required?
When any acute toxicity study results in a product classification of Toxicity Category I, II, or III, and/or when the dermal sensitization study result is positive.
- What kind of products are used indoors but still may require environmental hazards statements because they may be highly concentrated and could pose a serious hazard if a spill occurred?
- What three words should not appear in flammability statements?
Caution, warning, and danger.
- When is a first aid statement required?
When any acute toxicity study result is classified as category I, II, or III.
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