This standard applies to permanent adhesive labels and nameplates intended for
use indoors or outdoors on substrates that are essentially clean*, smooth,
flat, or simple curved.
*Refer to Appendix A.
This standards includes requirements for legibility of text and adhesion of the
label when subjected to various environmental conditions. Requirements are
included for permanent labels intended for use in normal and heavy-duty
This standard also includes provisions for the testing of overlaminating films.