SS 508-2:2008 (2016)

Specification for graphical symbols - Safety colours and safety signs - Design principles for product safety labels


Establishes additional principles to SS 508-1 -"Design principles for safety signs in workplaces and piblic areas" for the design of safety labels for products, i.e any items manufactured and offered for sale in the normal course of commerce, including but not limited to consumer products and industrial equipment. The purpose of product safety label is to alert persons to a specific hazard and to identify how the hazard can be avoided.


Confirmed March 2013


Status Confirmed
Edition 2008 (2016)
No. of Pages 34
ICS Classification 01.070 Colour coding
01.080.10 Public information symbols. Signs. Plates. Labels
01.080.20 Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment
Committee Quality and Safety Standards Committee
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Adoption ISO 3864-2 : 2004 IDT