Real Warning Labels - Goofy

Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 02:25 pm
These come to you from Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, don't know what year, but it's the 15th edition. Apparently they are real warnings on labels.

On a Duraflame log: Caution - Risk of Fire

On a cd player: Do not use the Ultradisc 2000 as a projectile in a catapult.

On a propane blowtorch: Do not use while sleeping

On a vacuum cleaner: Do not use to pick up anything that is currently burning.

On a Batman costume: Warning: Cape does not enable user to fly

On a bottle of hair colouring: Do not use as an ice cream topping

On a curling iron: Warning: This product can burn eyes

On a cardboard sunshield for a car: Do not drive with sunshield in place.

On a toner cartridge: Do not eat toner

On a toilet bowl cleaning brush: Do not use orally.

On a pair of shin guards: Shin pads cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover.

On a portable stroller: Caution: Remove infant before folding for storage.

On a plastic 13" wheelbarrow wheel: Not intended for highway use

On a laser pointer: Do not look into laser with remaining eye.

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Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 04:57 pm
Seriously goofy - but sure as the warnings weren't on there, someone would sue the company that made the product for not letting them know...

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Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 05:04 pm
On a laser pointer: Do not look into laser with remaining eye

Thank you for that timely advice, Mame. I did wonder why the other eye wasn't working any more!
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Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 05:16 pm
just think, somebody in a legal department has to think all this stuff up
Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 05:39 pm
Gotta make absolutely sure that every single potential legal loophole is absolutely covered, djjd! Makes for fun reading, though! Very Happy
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Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 05:45 pm
something along the same line, the bad translation from one language to another, makes for some interesting instructions
Reply Sun 22 Feb, 2009 06:24 pm
Very "interesting" indeed, & maddening, too, when you're trying to set up the damned dvd/video recorder to actually function! Laughing
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