Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
9/27/2022

Part III. Labeling

8VAC20-530-60. Labeling.

The following information, in accordance with ASTM D-4236, shall be stated on all art materials purchased for usage in Virginia public schools.

1. The name and place of business of the manufacturer, packer, distributor, or seller;

2. The common or usual name or the chemical name (if there be no common or usual name) of the hazardous substance or of each component which contributes substantially to its hazard;

3. The signal word shall be visible and set in bold capital letters, such as one of the following:

a. DANGER;

b. WARNING;

c. CAUTION;

d. POISON.

4. An affirmative statement of the principal hazard or hazards, such as one of the following:

a. MAY CAUSE STERILITY;

b. CONTACT MAY CAUSE PERMANENT EYE DAMAGE;

c. MAY BE HARMFUL BY BREATHING VAPORS OR DUST;

d. MAY BE HARMFUL IF SWALLOWED;

e. MAY BE HARMFUL BY SKIN CONTACT;

f. MAY PRODUCE BIRTH DEFECTS IN THE DEVELOPING FETUS;

g. MAY BE EXCRETED IN HUMAN MILK;

h. MAY CAUSE HARM TO THE NURSING INFANT;

i. CANCER AGENT! EXPOSURE MAY PRODUCE CANCER;

j. CANCER AGENT BASED ON TESTS WITH LABORATORY ANIMALS;

k. POSSIBLE CANCER AGENT BASED ON TESTS WITH LABORATORY ANIMALS;

l. MAY PRODUCE ALLERGIC REACTIONS BY INGESTION/INHALATION/SKIN CONTACT;

m. MAY PRODUCE NUMBNESS OR WEAKNESS IN THE EXTREMITIES;

n. EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE (SPECIFY THE ORGAN(S)) DAMAGE;

o. HEATING/COMBUSTION MAY CAUSE HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS.

5. Precautionary measures describing the action to be followed or avoided; instructions for handling and storage of packages which require special care in handling or storage, such as:

a. Keep out of reach of children;

b. When using do not eat, drink, or smoke;

c. Wash hands immediately after use;

d. Avoid inhalation/ingestion/skin contact;

e. Avoid fumes from combustion;

f. Keep container tightly closed when not in use;

g. Store in well-ventilated area;

h. Wear protective clothing (specify type);

i. Wear protective goggles/face shield;

j. Wear NIOSH-certified mask for dusts/mists/fumes;

k. Wear NIOSH-certified respirator with an appropriate cartridge for (specify);

l. Wear NIOSH-certified supplied-air respirator; or

m. Use window exhaust fan to remove vapors and ensure adequate cross-ventilation (specify explosion proof if necessary);

6. Instruction, when necessary or appropriate, for first-aid treatment.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 3.1, eff. July 1, 1988.

8VAC20-530-70. Statements of conformance.

Statements of conformance accepted by Virginia Department of Education and Virginia Department of Health:

1. Conforms to ASTM Practice D-4236;

2. Conforms to ASTM D-4236;

3. Conforms to the health requirements of ASTM D-4236.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 3.2, eff. July 1, 1988.

8VAC20-530-80. Products compliance.

The purpose of the conformance statement is to inform the purchaser, at the time of purchase, of the products compliance with the standard. To accomplish this purpose the conformance statement should appear whenever practical on the product; however, it shall also be acceptable to place the statement on one or more of the following:

1. The individual product package;

2. A display or sign at the point of purchase;

3. Separate explanatory literature available on request at the point of purchase;

4. A response to a formal request for bid or proposal.

Statutory Authority

§§ 22.1-16 and 22.1-274.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR270-01-0051 § 3.3, eff. July 1, 1988.

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