Friday, August 31, 2007

Thanks for the warning (part 2) posted these cautions that appeared on real labels...

  • An “Aim-n-Flame” fireplace lighter cautions, “Do not use near fire, flame or sparks”
  • A label on a hand-held massager advises consumers not to use “while sleeping or unconscious”
  • A 12-inch rack for storing compact disks warns: “Do not use as a ladder.”
  • A cartridge for a laser printer warns, “Do not eat toner”
  • A 13-inch wheel on a wheelbarrow warns: “Not intended for highway use”
  • A can of self-defense pepper spray warns users: “May irritate eyes”
  • A warning on a pair of shin guards manufactured for bicyclists says: “Shin pads cannot protect any part of the body they do not cover.”
  • A snowblower warns: “Do not use snowthrower on roof.”
  • A dishwasher carries this warning: “Do not allow children to play in the dishwasher.”
  • A popular manufactured fireplace log warns: “Caution - Risk of Fire”
  • A box of birthday cake candles says: “DO NOT use soft wax as ear plugs or for any other function that involves insertion into a body cavity.”