precautionary labels

precautionary labels

[prikô′shəner′ē]
information and identification that must be applied to the containers of all hazardous chemicals, including flammables, combustibles, corrosives, carcinogens, and potential carcinogens.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not regulate precautionary labels, such as "may contain," "manufactured on the same equipment with," or "manufactured in the same facility with" statements.
According to Dimitri Skobelev, director of the Russian-based Coordinating Information Service Center (CIS), speaking at ChemCon Europe 2014 in Istanbul, the regulation lists the general provisions for the management of chemicals in the three countries, such as industry's obligation to register their substances, classify them and provide precautionary labels in accordance with the UN Globally Harmonized System (GHS).
The manufacturer or distributor must attach precautionary labels to each hazardous product leaving the workplace.
However, the legislation does not address how to label food products that may be cross-contaminated and accidentally contain any of these allergens and, as a result, manufacturers have voluntarily added a variety of precautionary labels to products.
The 2004 legislation has improved the situation regarding food, but the precautionary labels are proliferating and consumers "read into" what the statements say about risk, noted Dr.
But this legislation does not address how to label food products that may be cross-contaminated and accidentally contain any of these allergens and, as a result, manufacturers have voluntarily added a variety of precautionary labels to products.
However, this legislation does not address how to label food products that may be cross-contaminated and accidentally contain any of these allergens, and, as a result, manufacturers have voluntarily added a variety of precautionary labels to products.
At the same time, 83% of survey respondents reported noticing that new precautionary labels about allergens--statements such as "may contain milk or milk products" and "packaged in a facility that also packages peanuts"--began to appear on products.
Overall, 20% reported contacting food manufacturers to ask about precautionary labels, yet only 14% of manufacturers said that the addition of such labels were directly related to product formula changes.
At the same time, 83% of survey respondents reported noticing that new precautionary labels about allergens statements such as "may contain milk or milk products" and "packaged in a facility that also packages peanuts"--began to appear on products.
At the same time, 83% of respondents reported noticing that new precautionary labels about allergens--statements such as "'may contain milk or milk products" and "packaged in a facility that also packages peanuts"--began to appear on products.