Some things in life should go without saying, but there's always the occasional genius who needs to be told not to use a vacuum cleaner to pick up something that's on fire.
On a bottle of dog shampoo: "Contents should not be fed to fish."
On a baking pan: "Ovenware will get hot when used in oven."
On a blanket: "Not to be used as protection from a tornado."
On a fishing lure with a three-printed hook: "Harmful if swallowed."
On a 12-inch CD rack: "Do not use as a ladder."
On a carpenter's drill: "Not intended for use as a dental drill."
On a knife set: "Never try to catch a falling knife."
On a package of earplugs: "These earplugs are non-toxic, but may interfere with breathing if caught in windpipe."
On a Japanese food processor: "Not to be used for the other use."
On a cocktail napkin with a mini-map of Hilton Head, South Carolina: "Not to be used for navigation."
On an insect spray: "This product not tested on animals."
On a box of birthday candles: "DO NOT use soft wax as ear plugs or for any other function that involves insertion into a body cavity."
On a child's scooter: "This product moves when used."
Inside a six-inch plastic bag: "Do not climb inside this bag and zip it up. Doing so will cause injury or death."
On a paint remover that heats up to 1,000°: "Do not use heat gun as a hair dryer."
On a shower cap: "Fits one head."
On a can of pepper spray: "May irritate eyes."
On a toilet: "Recycled flush water unsafe for drinking."
Title image by Warning Label Generator.
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