Label Review Training: Module 2: Parts of the Label, Page 6
Section 1: What is on the front panel?
- The front panel of a pesticide label can include the following eight parts: restricted use pesticide statement; product name, brand, or trademark; ingredient statement; child hazard warning statement; signal word; first aid statement; skull and cross bones symbol and the word “Poison”; and net contents/net weight.
- If a product is subject to the Worker Protection Standard, then the signal word must appear in both Spanish and English, and must be followed by a statement in Spanish and English.
- The front panel of a pesticide label should usually be organized in the following order: 1) restricted use pesticide statement; 2) product name, brand, or trademark; 3) ingredient statement; 4) child hazard warning statement; 5) signal word; 6) first aid statement; 7) skull and cross bones symbol and the word “Poison”; and 8) net contents/net weight.
- When is a child hazard warning statement unnecessary?
- What regulations establish standards and labeling requirements for the protection of occupational users of pesticides, including agricultural workers and handlers?
- What must appear at the top of the front panel of a pesticide label?
When a pesticide is intended for use on children or when it is demonstrated that children will not come in contact with the pesticide.
The Worker Protection Standard. (40 CFR Part 170)
If the product is a restricted use pesticide, then the restricted use pesticide statement must appear at the top. If not, then product name, brand, or trademark should come first.