If you scrape, sand, or remove old paint, you may release lead dust. LEAD IS TOXIC. EXPOSURE TO LEAD DUST CAN CAUSE SERIOUS ILLNESS, SUCH AS BRAIN DAMAGE, ESPECIALLY IN CHILDREN. PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD ALSO AVOID EXPOSURE. Wear a NIOSH-approved respirator to control lead exposure. Clean up carefully with a HEPA vacuum and a wet mop. Before you start, find out how to protect yourself and your family by contacting the National Lead Information Hotline at 1-800-424-LEAD or log /: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects. Do not swallow; first aid: drink water to dilute product. May cause eye and skin irritation; first aid: flush eyes thoroughly with water.
Jars and bottles are available in countries that have a glassworks, or have access to an overland supply from a neighboring country. Because of their heavy weight, high bulk and fragility, glass containers are expensive to transport long distances and are frequently not available to producers in developing countries. Where they are available, they are usually reused and great care is needed to ensure that they are properly cleaned. New and reused containers should be sealed with new caps, lids or corks in order to obtain an adequate seal.