On our product packaging, a series of symbols are used to quickly and clearly communicate important information about the product’s contents and use. Below you find the symbols on our packagings and their descriptions.
Catalogue number. Indicates the manufacturer’s catalogue number so that the medical device can be identified
Batch code. Indicates the manufacturer’s batch code so that the batch or lot can be identified.
Use-by date. Indicates the date after which the medical device is not to be used.
Contains or presence of natural rubber latex. Indicates the presence of dry natural rubber or natural rubber latex as a material of construction within the medical device or the packaging of a medical device.
Temperature limit. Indicates the temperature limits to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
Keep dry. Indicates a medical device that needs to be protected from moisture.
Do not re-use. Indicates a medical device that is intended for one single use only.
Manufacturer. Indicates the medical device manufacturer.
Do not dispose of the product down the toilet
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Avoid release to the environment. Collect spillage.
Danger. Highly flammable liquid and vapour. Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. No smoking. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Keep out of reach of children.
Box is made of Paperboard
Box is made of corrugated cardboard
Dispose in household trash
Dispose product in household trash. (Potentially infectious material. Should not be sorted for recycling.)
Pouch/sachet is made of Composite material (mix of paper, plastic and aluminum)
Made of Polypropylene