The bucket industry has taken action because of the dangers of children accidentally falling into larger buckets and drowning by imprining a warning label on larger buckets (4–7 gallon sizes). Each bucket is labeled with a caution label warning of the danger of drowning. This labeling actually has been adopted as an ASTM Standard; the designation is F1615. This standard may be purchased from the ASTM office. Since the labels have been applied to pails, there has been a noted reduction in the incidence of children drowning.
Title: Warning label on larger buckets
Description: Why there is a warning label on larger buckets
Last Edited: 9/19/2013
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