Symbol Glossary

INTERNATIONALLY- RECOGNISED LABELLING & PACKAGING SYMBOLS FOR

MEDICAL DEVICES


Owen Mumford product packaging may feature symbols from the list below.
This list provides a glossary showing the standard symbols that may appear on packaging and the meaning of that symbol.

 

Symbol Description
Manufacturer Manufacturer
Date of manufacture Date of Manufacture
Authorised representative in the EU Authorised representative in the EU
Use- by date Use- by date
Batch code Batch code
Catalogue number Catalogue number
Serial number Serial number
Indicates device has been sterilised Indicates device has been sterilised
Sterilised using aseptic processing techniques Sterilised using aseptic processing techniques
Sterilised using ethylene oxide Sterilised using ethylene oxide
Sterilised using irradiation Sterilised using irradiation
Sterilised using steam or dry heat Sterilised using steam or dry heat
Do not re-sterilise Do not re-sterilise
Do not re-use/ single use device Do not re-use/ single use device
Do not use if packaging is damaged Do not use if packaging is damaged
Keep away from sunlight Keep away from sunlight
Keep dry Keep dry
Temperature limit Temperature limit
Humidity limitation Humidity limitation
Consult instructions for use Consult instructions for use
Prescription only Prescription only
Caution- consult accompanying documents Caution- consult accompanying documents
CE marked product CE marked product
Not made with Natural Rubber Latex Not made with Natural Rubber Latex
Recycle Recycle