Warning label – signals the risk of hazard occurrence connected with staying in a given area or improper use of the product or device. In many cases marking a product with a warning label is required by law. It is in the form of a self-adhesive label or tag with printed information about potential hazard. The size of the label, colour, used graphic design or pictograms are standardised and compliant with the industrial requirements. They constitute an internal part of health and safety systems and are used in business areas and public institutions.
- required by law
- a component of health & safety systems
- standardised colour and format