Personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn during mixing, painting,
cleaning, abrasive blasting, grinding, buffing, or where compressed air is being
used. Approved respirators must be worn when required. Refer to para 1-7 for
specific PPE and respiratory requirements.
Unusable paint mixtures, paint components, primers, thinners, removers, or other
materials may be considered hazardous waste and require disposal, in accordance
with Federal, State, DOD, and DA hazardous waste regulations. Consult local
environmental personnel for proper disposal guidance. This applies to certain
dried paint/primer waste.
Many materials are carcinogens. Pay careful attention to all warnings, cautions,
notes, and safety procedures when using any paints, primers, solvents, and
Extreme care must be observed in the handling of paints containing mercury or
other fungicides to prevent poisoning or skin irritation.
Avoid skin contact with thinner. It can cause a skin rash.
Components of different colors or specifications are not interchangeable.
Components from different manufacturers may not be mixed.
Persons known to be allergic to isocyanates shall not paint with polyurethanes.
Before welding, soldering or brazing a painted assembly, remove paint finish from