This warning summary contains general safety warnings and hazardousmaterials warnings that must be understood and applied during operation andmaintenance of this equipment. Failure to observe these precautions couldresult in serious injury or death to personnel. Also included are explanations of safety and hazardous material icons used within the technical manual.For first aid information, refer to FM 4-25.11.
EXPLANATION OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ICONSGENERAL SAFETY WARNINGS DESCRIPTIONSWARNING
Pressing, starching, dry cleaning, or the use of fabricsoftener will degrade the ECWCS GEN III. Failure tofollowing these instructions could result in harm to thesoldier.
DO NOT store in plastic bags that could trap moisture.
– biohazard symbol means that contact withnuclear or biological material can cause harm to the equipmentor the user.
drops of liquid on hand shows that the materialwill cause burns or irritation to human skin or tissue.
– flame shows that a material may ignite and causeburns.