Standard Practice for
Labeling Art Materials for Chronic Health Hazards1
This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 4236; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of
original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of the last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A
superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.
1.1 This practice describes a procedure for developing
precautionary labels for art materials and provides hazard and
precautionary statements based upon the knowledge that exists in
the scientific and medical communities. This practice concerns
those chronic health hazards are known to be associated with a
product or product component(s), when the component(s) is
present in a physical form, volume, or concentration that in the
opinion of a toxicologist (see 2.1.11) has the potential to
produce a chronic adverse health effect(s).
1.2 This practice applies exclusively to art materials packaged in sizes intended for individual users of any age or those
participating in a small group.
1.3 Labeling determinations shall consider reasonably foreseeable use or misuse. The responsibility for precautionary
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