Symbols Glossary

Manufacturer Indicates the medical device manufacturer, as defined in EU Directives 90/385/EEC, 93/42/EEC and 98/79/EC.   Ref. 5.1.1 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-3082 Authorized Representative in the European Community Indicates the authorized representative in the European Community.  
   Ref. 5.1.2 in ISO 15223-1
Use-By Date Indicates the date after which the medical device is not to be used.  
Ref. 5.1.4 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2607
Batch code Indicates the manufacturer’s batch code so that the batch or lot can be identified.  
   Ref. 5.1.5 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2492
Catalogue number Indicates the manufacturer’s catalogue number so that the medical device can be identified.  
Ref. 5.1.6 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2493
Sterile Indicates a medical device was subjected to a sterilization process with ethylene oxide.  
   Ref. 5.2.3 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2501
Non-Sterile Indicates a medical device that has not been subjected to a sterilization process.  
   Ref. 5.2.7 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2609
Do not use if package is damaged. Indicates a medical device that should not be used if the package has been damaged or opened.  
Ref. 5.2.8 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-2606
Do not reuse. Indicates a medical device is intended for one use, or for use on a single patient during a single procedure.  
   Ref 5.4.2 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-1051
Consult instructions for use Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use.  
Ref. 5.4.3 in ISO 15223-1 and ISO 7000-1641
Quantity CAUTION! Federal (US) law restricts this device to sale by or on order of a licensed healthcare practitioner.
ISO 7000:2014 Graphical Symbols for Use on Equipment - Registered Symbols ISO 15223-1:2016 Medical Devices - symbols to be Used with Medical Devices Labels, Labeling, and Information to be Supplied - Part 1: General Requirements