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Symbol for atmospheric pressure limitation.
Symbol for caution. This is a safety symbol used to highlight that there are specific warnings or precautions associated with the devices that are not otherwise found on the label. The symbol can also be used to mean "attention, see Instructions for Use.
Symbol for biological risks.
Symbol for CE Mark. This symbol certifies that a product has met European Union consumer safety, health or environmental requirements.
Symbol for control. This symbol is used to indicate a device that controls the intended performance of another device, e.g., a trueness or precision control material for a diagnostic test.
Symbol for negative control.
Symbol for positive control.
Symbol for do not use if package is damaged. Do not use if the product sterilization barrier or its packaging is compromised.
Symbol for do not resterilize.
Symbol for authorized representative in the European Community. This symbol is accompanied by the name and address of the authorized representative in the European Community.
Symbol for fragile, handle with care.
Symbol for global product number and reference part number.
Symbol for humidity limit.
Symbol for consult Instructions for Use.
Symbol for in vitro diagnostic medical device.
Symbol for a device that can be used for IVD performance evaluation only.
Symbol for keep away from sunlight.
Symbol for keep dry.
Symbol for an item that contains or has a presence of natural rubber latex. This symbol is used when natural rubber latex is a material of construction within the device or packaging, but is not used for devices containing synthetic rubber. It is intended to warn those who may have allergic reactions to natural rubber latex.
Symbol for batch code/lot number. The symbol is accompanied by the manufacturer's batch code.
Symbol for date of manufacture. This symbol is accompanied by a date.
Symbol for manufacturer. This symbol is accompanied by the name and address of the manufacturer.
Symbol for MR conditional. This means an item has been demonstrated to pose no known hazards in a specified MRI environment with specified conditions of use.
Symbol for MR safe. This means the item poses no known hazards in all magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) environments.
Symbol for MR unsafe. This means an item is known to pose hazards in all MRI environments.
Symbol for nonsterile. This symbol should be used only to distinguish between identical or similar devices sold in both sterile and nonsterile conditions.
Symbol for device that device contains phthalates. Specific phthalates contained in the device are identified beside or below the symbol by the following acronyms:
• BBP: Benzyl butyl phthalate
• DBP: Di-n-butyl phthalate
• DEHP: Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate
• DIDP: Diisodecyl phthalate
• DINP: Diisononyl phthalate
• DIPP: Diisopentyl phthalate
• DMEP: Di(methoxyethyl) phthalate
• DNOP: Di-n-octyl phthalate
• DNPP: Di-n-pentyl phthalate
The potential effects of phthalates on pregnant/nursing women or children have not been fully characterized and there may be concern for reproductive and developmental effects.
Symbol for protect from heat and radioactive sources.
Symbol for quantity per box. Any number can be represented in the box.
Symbol for catalog, reorder or reference part number.
Symbol for prescription only. U.S. federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician or properly licensed practitioner.
Symbol for serial number. The manufacturer's serial number is found after or below this symbol.
Symbol for do not reuse/single use only. This symbol is used for disposable one-time-use products.
Symbol for sterile. This symbol is used only for terminally sterilized medical devices.
Symbol for sterilized using aseptic processing techniques.
Symbol for sterilized using ethylene oxide.
Symbol for sterile fluid path. This symbol indicates the presence of a sterile fluid path within the device when other parts of the device, including the exterior, may not be supplied sterile. The part of the device that is sterile shall be identified in information supplied by the manufacturer. The method of sterilization shall be indicated in the empty box as appropriate.
Symbol for sterilized using irradiation.
Symbol for sterilized using steam or dry heat.
Symbol for sufficient for. The number of items for which the contents of the pack is sufficient appears adjacent to the symbol.
Symbol for temperature limitation/temperature range. Both upper and lower limits are indicated adjacent to horizontal lines.
Symbol for lower limit of temperature. This lower limit is indicated adjacent to the lower horizontal line.
Symbol for upper limit of temperature. This upper limit is indicated adjacent to the upper horizontal line.
Symbol for use by. This symbol is accompanied by a date to indicate that the device should not be used after the end of the year, month or day shown.

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