Warning Labels

shutterstock_121160620 Actual label instructions on consumer goods!

On Sears Hairdryer: Do not use while sleeping.

On a bag of Fritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.

On a bar of Dial soap: Directions: Use like other soap.

On some Swann frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: Defrost.

On a hotel provided shower cap in a box: Fits one head.

On Tesco’s Tiramisu dessert:(printed on bottom of box) Do not turn upside down.

On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: Product will be hot after heating.

On packaging for a Rowenta iron: Do not iron clothes on body.

On Boot’s Children’s cough medicine: Do not drive or operate machinery.

On Nytol sleep aid: Warning – may cause drowsiness.

On a Korean kitchen knife: Warning keep out of children.

On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights: For indoor or outdoor use only.

On Sainsbury’s peanuts: Warning – contains nuts.

On an American Airlines packet of nuts: Instructions – open packet, eat nuts.

On a Swedish chainsaw: Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands or genitals.

On a child’s Superman costume: Wearing of this garment does not enable you to fly.

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48 thoughts on “Warning Labels

  1. Barb says:

    That's the sad part – when you read them you KNOW they're there because some dipshidiot did that dipshidiot doofus thing and then sued the manufacturer.

    Warning: You also should not use the hair dryer whilst IN the shower. srsly.

    Have a terrific day, hon! big hugs xoxo

  2. Paul Pietrangelo says:

    How stupid human being are. On Sainsbury's peanuts: Warning – contains nuts.& On an American Airlines packet of nuts: Instructions – open packet, eat nuts shows you how nuts they are. Oh well, that's life.

    Have a wonderful sunny Tuesday Sandee. See ya.

    Cruisin Paul

  3. cube says:

    Bring on the Darwin Awards. These are funny/sad. Some made me laugh out loud and some remind me of how scary stupid some people are out there. Yikes.

    I bought a queen-sized pillow on Friday and took the plastic bag it came in and asked my husband if he knew anybody who had a baby. He asked me why. Holding up the large bag, I told him I thought the baby could use a toy. He laughed. Silly me, I didn't read the warning, THIS IS NOT A TOY. Seriously, I wonder about some people and they vote.

  4. Alec says:

    Here are a few to add to the list:

    * Birthday Card for a 2 year old: Not suitable for children under 3.
    * Child's Scooter: This product moves when used.
    * Dremel Electric Rotary Tool: This product not intended for use as a dental drill.

    Thanks for the grin.

  5. joeh says:

    Some of these were intentional for humor purpose…one would hope at least, but probably they are just the result of lawyers.

    I like those giant windshield sun visors that warn "Remove before driving" as if anyone who would not remove it could read anyway.

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