Warning Label Examples

2006-06-17T00:00:00Z Warning Label Examples The Southern
June 17, 2006 12:00 am

Can of Insecticide - This spray is harmful to insects

Firecrackers -Do not light while holding in mouth

Fat-Free Potato Chips -May cause anal leakage

TV Dinner - Remove plastic wrap cover before eating

Batteries - Do not swallow. C or D batteries may cause choking

.22-Caliber Rifle - May cause injury or death

Hardware Store Rotary Drill - This product not intended for dental purposes

Hemorrhoid Suppositories - Remove aluminum wrapping before insertion

Disposable Diapers - Dispose of after use

Electric Cattle Prod - For use on animals only

Lawnmower - "Warning: When motor is running the blade is turning!"

Bottom of a grocery store pizza - Do not turn upside down!

Warning on a curling iron - Do Not Insert Curling Iron Into Any Bodily Orifice

Bottle of spray paint - Do not spray in your face

Bottle of bathtub cleaner -For best results, start with clean bathtub before use.

Box of household nails - Caution! Do not swallow nails! May cause irritation!

Hair dryer - Do not blow dry in sleep

Back of a drink bottle label - Do not peel label off

Bandage box - For serious injuries, seek medical attention

Can of powdered infant formula - Mix with water before serving

Carpet cleaner - Safe for carpets, too!

Bottle of children's cough medicine - Caution: May cause drowsiness; do not drive or operate heavy machinery

Container of salt - Warning: High in sodium

Hose nozzle - Do not spray into electrical outlet

Stroller - Remove child before folding

Curling iron - Warning: This product can burn eyes

Hair dryer - Do not use in shower

Hand-held massaging device - Do not use while sleeping or unconscious

Case of a chocolate CD - Do not place this product into any electronic equipment

Toilet at a public sports facility - Recycled flush water unsafe for drinking

On a pair of shin guards made for bicyclists - Shin pads cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover

Container of underarm deodorant - Caution: Do not spray in eyes

Cardboard sunshield that keeps the sun off the dashboard - Do not drive with sunshield in place

Fireplace lighter - Do not use near fire, flame, or sparks

Toner cartridge for a laser printer - Do not eat toner

Can of self-defense pepper spray - May irritate eyes

Novelty rock garden set - Eating rocks may lead to broken teeth

Coffee cup - Caution: Hot beverages are hot!

Frisbee - Warning: May contain small parts

Birthday card for a 1-year-old - Not suitable for children aged 36 months or less

Laser pointer - Do not look into laser with remaining eye

Manual for a microwave oven - Do not use for drying pets

Can of air freshener - For use by trained personnel only

Motorcycle helmet-mounted rear-view mirror - Remember, objects in the mirror are actually behind you

In the manual for a jet ski - Warning: Riders of personal watercraft may suffer injury due to the forceful injection of water into body cavities either by falling into the water or while mounting the craft

A label inside a protective bag (for fragile objects), which measures 15 cm by 15 cm by 12 cm - Warning: Do not climb inside this bag and zip it up. Doing so will cause injury and death

Package of silly putty - Do not use as ear plugs

Packaging of a sharpening stone - Warning: knives are sharp!

Box of rat poison - Warning: has been found to cause cancer in laboratory mice

Dash board of a mail truck - Look before driving

Packaging for an iron - Do not iron clothes on body

String of Christmas lights - For indoor or outdoor use only

Box of PMS relief tablets - Warning: do not use if you have prostate problems

Label for a rubber ball toy - Choking hazard: This toy is a small ball

Package of dice - Not for human consumption

Chainsaw manual - Do not attempt to stop the blade with your hand.

Computer manual - Do not dangle the mouse by its cable or throw the mouse at co-workers

Slip of paper in a stereo box, referring to the foam packing - Do not eat

On said seal - Do not eat if seal is missing

Instructions for an electric thermometer - Do not use orally after using rectally

On a 6-by-10-inch inflatable picture frame - Not to be used as a personal flotation device

TV remote control - Not dishwasher safe

Instructions for a cordless phone - Do not put lit candles on phone

Bar of soap - Use like regular soap.

Bag of cat biscuits - Simply pour the biscuits into a bowl and allow the cat to eat when it wants.

Car manual - In order to get out of car, open door, get out, lock doors, and then close doors.

Instructions for an espresso kettle - The appliance is switched on by setting the on/off switch to the 'on' position.

Hotel-provided shower cap in a box - Fits one head

Korean kitchen knife -Warning: keep out of children

Japanese food processor - Not to be used for the other use

Airline packet of nuts - Instructions: open packet, eat nuts

- Sources: www.weeklyworldnews.com; www.sebourn.com; rinkworks.com; www.goyk.com

marleen.shepherd@thesouthern.com

(618) 529-5454 ext. 5074

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