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EC Aerosol Directive

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

European Community Commission amends annex to Council directive on aerosol dispensers passed in 1975. Amendments include adding to aerosol labels the warning "Pressurized container: protect from sunlight and do not expose to temperatures exceeding 40 degrees Celsius. Do not pierce or burn, even after use." When aerosol contents are flammable, a flame symbol and warnings including "Do not spray on a naked flame or any incandescent material" and "Keep out of reach of children" are required. The amendments take effect April 1, 1995





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