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| Standard Number:||1910.1200|
July 17, 1989
MEMORANDUM FOR: JAMES W. STANLEY REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR ATTENTION: ACTING ASSISTANT REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR FOR TECHNICAL SUPPORT THROUGH: LEO CAREY, DIRECTOR DIRECTORATE OF FIELD PROGRAM FROM: PATRICIA K. CLARK, ACTING DIRECTOR DIRECTORATE OF COMPLIANCE PROGRAMS SUBJECT: Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) Labeling Requirements for Industrial ThermometersThis is in response to your memo of June 6, which forwarded a memo from the Manhattan Area Office requesting an interpretation of the Hazard Communication Standard as it applies to labeling requirements for industrial thermometers.
If industrial thermometers are expected to break during normal conditions of use, exposing employees to mercury, they are not considered articles for purposes of the HCS. Under the labeling provisions of the HCS each thermometer container would have to be labeled, tagged, or marked with the required label information.
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