Symbol Title Standard Reference Number Description
Manufacturer ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 3082 Indicates the medical device manufacturer, as defined in EU Directives 90/385/EEC, 93/42/EEC and 98/79/EC.
Authorized representative in the European Community ISO 15223-1 Medical devices – Symbols to be used with medical device labels – General requirements Section 5.1.2 Indicates the Authorized representative in the European Community.
Date of Manufacture ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2497 Indicates the date when the medical device was manufactured.
Use-By Date ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2607 Indicates the date after which the medical device is not to be used.
Batch Code ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2492 Indicates the manufacturer’s batch code so that the batch or lot can be identified.
Catalogue Number ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2493 Indicates the manufacturer’s catalogue number so that the medical device can be identified.
Serial Number ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2498 Indicates the manufacturer’s serial number so that a specific medical device can be identified.
Non-Sterile ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2609 Indicates a medical device that has not been subjected to a sterilization process
Do not use if package is damaged ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 2606 Indicates a medical device that should not be used if the package has been damaged or opened.
Fragile, handle with care ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0621 Indicates a medical device that can be broken or damaged if not handled correctly.
Keep away from sunlight ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0624 Indicates a medical device that needs protection from light sources.
Keep dry ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0626 Indicates a medical device that needs to be protected from moisture.
Lower limit of temperature ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0534 Indicates the lower limit of temperature to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
Upper limit of temperature ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0533 Indicates the upper limit of temperature to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
Temperature limit ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0632 Indicates the temperature limits to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
Do not re-use ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 1051 Indicates a medical device that is intended for one use or for use on a single patient during a single procedure.
Consult instructions for use ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 1641 Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use.
Caution ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 0434A Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use for important cautionary information such as warnings and precautions that cannot, for a variety of reasons, be presented on the medical device itself.
Alternating Current ISO 7000 Graphical symbols for use on equipment – Registered Symbols Reg. No. 5032 To indicate on the rating plate that the equipment is suitable for alternating current only; to identify relevant terminals.
Direct current IEC 60417 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Reg. No. 5031 To indicate on the rating plate that the equipment is suitable for direct current only; to identify relevant terminals.
Both direct and alternating current IEC 60417 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Reg. No. 5033 To indicate on the rating plate that the equipment is suitable for both direct and alternating current (universal); to identify relevant terminals.
Class II equipment IEC 60417 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Reg. No. 5172 To identify equipment meeting the safety requirements specified for Class II equipment according to IEC 61140.
Type BF applied part IEC 60417 Graphical symbols for use on equipment Reg. No. 5333 To identify a type BF applied part complying with IEC 60601-1.
General Warning Sign ISO 7010 Graphical symbols – Safety colours and safety signs – Registered safety signs Reg. No. W001 To signify a general warning.
Refer to instruction manual/booklet ISO 7010 Graphical symbols – Safety colours and safety signs – Registered safety signs Reg. No. M002 To signify that the instruction manual/booklet must be read.
Conformité Européene or European Conformity Council Directive 93/42/EEC of 14 June 1993 concerning medical devices Article 17 Indicates manufacturer declaration that the product complies with the essential requirements of the relevant European health, safety and environmental protection legislation.