1. Nexcare™ Symbols Glossary
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Symbols Glossary

  • Batch Code

    Batch code

    Indicates the manufacturer's batch code so that the batch or lot can be identified. ISO 15223, 5.1.5

  • Caution

    Caution

    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. Source: ISO 15223, 5.4.4

  • Consult Instructions

    Consult instructions for use

    Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use. Source: ISO 15223, 5.4.3

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  • Latex

    Contains or presence of natural rubber latex

    Indicates the presence of natural rubber or dry natural rubber latex as a material of construction within the medical device or the packaging of a medical device. Source: ISO 15223, 5.4.5

  • No_Latex

    Natural rubber latex is not present

    Indicates natural rubber or dry natural rubber latex is not present as a material of construction within the medical device or the packaging of a medical device. Source: ISO 15223, 5.4.5 and Annex B

  • Sterile_EO

    Sterilized using ethylene oxide

    Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using ethylene oxide. Source: ISO 15223, 5.2.3

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  • Sterile_R

    Sterilized using irradiation

    Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using irradiation. Source: ISO 15223, 5.2.4

  • Use_By

    Use-by date

    Indicates the date after which the medical device is not to be used. Source: ISO 15223, 5.1.4

  • Do_Not_Reuse

    Do not re-use

    Indicates a medical device that is intended for one use or for use on a single patient during a single procedure. Source: ISO 15223, 5.4.2


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