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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Declaration of Leaded Paint as Group 1 Hazardous Substance

5. Labels



The products referred to in paragraph 3 must also bear on their label, the following additional statement or its practical equivalent:

a) "Do not apply on toys and other children's articles, furniture, or interior surfaces of any dwelling or facility, which may be occupied or used by children;"
b) "Do not apply on exterior surfaces of dwelling units, such as window sills, porches, stairs, or railings, to which children may be commonly exposed";
c) the name and business address of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller;
d) the common or usual or chemical name of each hazardous ingredient;
e) precautionary statements telling users what they must do or what actions they must avoid to protect themselves;
f) if a product requires special care in handling or storage, instructions for consumers to follow to protect themselves should be provided; and
g) the statement "Keep out of the reach of children".