Symbols

Symbols used on the packaging and labelling of GBUK products.

All GBUK products are marked with internationally recognised and approved symbols.

These indicate key information about manufacturing and product expiry dates, standards compliance and optimum storage conditions.

Title of symbol
Manufacturer
Authorized representative in the European Community
Date of manufacture
Use-by date
Batch code
Catalogue number
Serial number
Sterile
Sterilized using aseptic processing techniques
Sterilized using ethylene oxide
Sterilized using irradiation
Sterilized using steam or dry heat
Do not resterilize
Non-sterile
Do not use if package is damaged
Sterile fluid path
Fragile, handle with care
Keep away from sunlight
Protect from heat and radioactive sources
Keep dry
Lower limit of temperature
Upper limit of temperature
Temperature limit
Title of symbol
Humidity limitation
Atmospheric pressure limitation
Biological risks
Do not re-use
Consult instructions for use
Caution
Contains or presence of natural rubber latex
Latex Free
DEHP Free
In vitro diagnostic medical device
Control
Negative control
Positive control
Contains sufficient for tests
For IVD performance evaluation only
Sampling site
Fluid path
Non-pyrogenic
Drops per millilitre
Liquid filter with pore size
One-way valve
Patient number
Single Patient
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