Users are made aware of product hazards or safety concerns.
Safety warnings included in product graphics and packaging (for example, warnings that communicate the equivalents of “do not touch disinfectant,” “do not disassemble component,” and “no user-serviceable parts inside”).
Users are advised of local contaminants (e.g., arsenic, fluoride, lead) that may not be removed by device.
Notes and exceptions
If a component cannot be made nontoxic at its end of life, manufacturers may be responsible for its safe disposal.
Warnings may have to be communicated graphically for nonliterate users.
For the most up-to-date information, access the guidelines online: http://www.path.org/hwts-design-guidelines/