The Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) of the U.S. Food
and Drug Administration implemented regulations for laser products on
August 2, 1976. These regulations apply to laser products manufactured
from August 1, 1976. Compliance is mandatory for products marketed in
the United States.
WARNING! Use of controls or adjustments or performance of procedures
other than those specified herein or in the laser product installation guide
may result in hazardous radiation exposure.