Symbol Glossary Definitions

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Storage temperature rangeDo not reuse Indicates

Do not resterilize Indicates a medical device that is not to be resterilized. The use of internationally recognized symbols should be encouraged provided that device safety is not compromised by a lack of understanding on the part of the user. Consult instructions for use Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use. Contains natural rubber or latex Indicates the presence of natural rubber or dry natural rubber latex as a material of construction within the medical device or the packaging of a medical device.

The information required on the label, should be provided on the device itself. Atmospheric Pressure Indicates the range of atmospheric pressure to which the medical device can be safely exposed. Non sterile Indicates a medical device that has not been subjected to a sterilization process. Protected against the effects of temporary immersion in water. Product subjected to a sterilization process Indicates a medical device that has been subjected to a sterilization process.

That's how you came to us and this is exactly where our symbols comes to help. Sterilized using irradiation Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using irradiation. Requirements for labelling of medical devices containing phthalates. In particular, instructions for use should be written in terms readily understood by the intended user and, where appropriate, supplemented with drawings and diagrams. Where the meaning of the symbol is not obvious to the device user, e.

Do not use if package is damaged Indicates a medical device that should not be used if the package has been damaged or opened. Keep dry Indicates a medical device that needs to be protected from moisture. Open here To identify the location where the package can be opened and to indicate the method of opening it.

Such information may appear on the device itself, on packaging or as instructions for use. These symbols may also be applied for In Vitro Diagnostic devices. The font can be used in drawing programs, text editors and presentation programs.

Symbol Glossary Definitions

Sterilized by ethylene oxide treatment Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using ethylene oxide. Do not reuse Indicates a medical device that is intended for one use, or for use on a single patient during a single procedure. Storage temperature range Indicates the temperature limits to which the medical device can be safely exposed. Storage humidity range Indicates the range of humidity to which the medical device can be safely exposed.

Sterilized by ethylene oxide treatment Indicates