SYMBOL GLOSSARY

 
ISO 15223-1
Manufacturer
Hersteller
Authorized representative in the European Community
Autorisierte Vertretung in der EU
Date of Manufacture Herstellungsdatum
Use-by date Verwendbar bis
Lot Number Chargennummer
Catalog Number Bestell-Nr.
Serial Number Seriennummer
Manufacturer
Steril
Manufacturer
Mit aseptischen Verarbeitungsmethoden sterilisiert
Manufacturer
Mit Ethylenoxid sterilisiert
Manufacturer
Durch Bestrahlung sterilisiert
Manufacturer
Mit Dampf- oder (Trocken-) Hitze sterilisiert
Manufacturer
Nicht erneut sterilisieren
Manufacturer
Nicht steril
Manufacturer
Bei beschädigter Verpackung nicht verwenden. Gebrauchsanweisung beachten
Manufacturer
Steriler Flüssigkeitsweg
Manufacturer
Steriler Flüssigkeitsweg
Manufacturer
Steriler Flüssigkeitsweg
Manufacturer
System mit einfacher Sterilbarriere
Manufacturer
System mit Doppel-Sterilbarriere
Manufacturer
System mit einfacher Sterilbarriere mit innerer Schutzverpackung
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System mit einfacher Sterilbarriere mit äußerer Schutzverpackung
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Vorsicht zerbrechlich!
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Vor Sonnenlicht schützen
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Trocken halten
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Untere Temperaturgrenze
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Obere Temperaturgrenze
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Temperaturbegrenzung
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Luftfeuchtigkeitsbegrenzung
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Luftdruckbegrenzung
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Biologische Risiken
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Nicht zur Wiederverwendung
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Gebrauchsanweisung beachten.
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Gebrauchsanweisung beachten.
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VORSICHT
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Enthält natürlichen Latex/natürlicher Latex vorhanden
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Enthält Derivate aus menschlichem Blut oder Blutplasma
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Enthält eine medizinische Substanz
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Enthält biologisches Material tierischen Ursprungs
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Enthält biologisches Material menschlichen Ursprungs
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Enthält Gefahrstoffe
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Mehrfachgebrauch an einem Patienten
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Flüssigkeitsweg
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Nicht pyrogen
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Einwegventil
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Patientenkennung
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Gesundheitszentrum oder Arzt
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Datum
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Medizinprodukt
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Übersetzung
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Eindeutige Gerätekennung
ISO 7000/IEC 60417
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Recycelbar
IEC 60601-1
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Wechselstrom
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Schutzleiter (Schutzerdung)
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Schutzerdung
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Potenzialgleichheit
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Gerät der Klasse II
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Strom EIN
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Strom AUS
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Geräteteil EIN
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Geräteteil AUS
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Angelegtes Teil vom Typ BF
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Angelegtes Teil vom Typ CF
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Gerät der Kategorie AP
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Hochspannung
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Defibrillationssicheres Anwendungsteil vom Typ BF
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Defibrillationssicher, angelegtes Teil vom Typ CF
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Standby
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Allgemeines Warnzeichen
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Schieben verboten
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Sitzen verboten
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OberflächeNicht betreten
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Gebrauchsanweisung befolgen
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Gebrauchsanweisung befolgen
IEC 60601-1
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Schutz gegen Eindringen von festen Fremdkörpern ab 50 mm Durchmesser
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Schutz gegen Eindringen von festen Fremdkörpern ab 12,5 mm Durchmesser
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Schutz gegen Eindringen von festen Fremdkörpern ab 12,5 mm Durchmesser
Schutz gegen senkrecht fallendes Tropfwasser
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Schutz gegen Eindringen von festen Fremdkörpern ab 2,5 mm Durchmesser
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Nicht geschützt
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Schutz gegen senkrecht fallendes Tropfwasser
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Schutz gegen senkrecht fallendes Tropfwasser, wenn das Gehäuse bis zu 15° geneigt ist
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Gegen Spritzwasser geschützt
ASTM F 2503
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MRT-sicher
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Bedingt MRT-tauglich
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MRT-unsicher
Symbol Title Reference Description
ISO 15223-1: 5.1. Manufacture
Manufacturer
Manufacturer 5.1.1. Indicates the medical device manufacturer
Authorized representative in the European Community
Authorized representative in the European Community 5.1.2. Indicates the authorized representative in the European Community / European Union.
Date of Manufacture Date of manufacture 5.1.3. Indicates the date when the medical device was manufactured.
Use-by date Use-by date 5.1.4. Indicates the date after which the medical device is not to be used.
Lot Number Lot number 5.1.5. Indicates the manufacturer’s batch code so that the batch or lot can be identified.
Catalog Number Catalog number 5.1.6. Indicates the manufacturer’s catalogue number so that the medical device can be identified.
Serial Number Serial number 5.1.7. Indicates the manufacturer’s serial number so that a specific medical device can be identified.
ISO 15223-1: 5.2. Sterility
Manufacturer
Sterile 5.2.1. Indicates a medical device that has been subjected to a sterilization process.
Manufacturer
Sterilized using ethylene oxide 5.2.3. Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using ethylene oxide.
Manufacturer
Sterilized using irradiation 5.2.4. Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using irradiation.
Manufacturer
Sterilized using steam or dry heat 5.2.5. Indicates a medical device that has been sterilized using steam or dry heat.
Manufacturer
Do Not Resterilize 5.2.6. Indicates a medical device that is not to be resterilized.
Manufacturer
Non-Sterile 5.2.7. Indicates a medical device that has not been subjected to a sterilization process.
Manufacturer
Do not use if package is damaged and consult instructions for use 5.2.8. Indicates a medical device that should not be used if the package has been damaged or opened.
Manufacturer
Sterile fluid path 5.2.9. Indicates the presence of a sterile fluid path within the medical device in cases when other parts of the medical device, including the exterior, might not be supplied sterile.
Manufacturer
Sterile fluid path 5.2.9.
A.12, NOTE 1
A.12 Examples of use of symbol 5.2.9 for “Sterile fluid path”
NOTE 1: Medical device contains a sterile fluid path that has been sterilized using ethylene oxide
Manufacturer
Sterile fluid path 5.2.9.
A.12, NOTE 2
A.12 Examples of use of symbol 5.2.9 for “Sterile fluid path”
NOTE 2: Medical device contains a sterile fluid path that has been sterilized using irradiation.
Manufacturer
Single sterile barrier system 5.2.11. Indicates a single sterile barrier system.
Manufacturer
Double sterile barrier system 5.2.12. Indicates two sterile barrier systems.
Manufacturer
Single sterile barrier system with protective packaging inside 5.2.13. Indicates a single sterile barrier system with protective packaging inside
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Single sterile barrier system with protective packaging outside 5.2.14. Indicates a single sterile barrier system with protective packaging outside
ISO 15223-1: 5.3. Storage
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Fragile, handle with care 5.3.1. Indicates a medical device that can be broken or damaged if not handled carefully.
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Keep away from sunlight 5.3.2. Indicates a medical device that needs protection from light sources.
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Keep dry 5.3.4. Indicates a medical device that needs to be protected from moisture.
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Lower limit of temperature 5.3.5. Indicates the lower limit of temperature to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
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Upper limit of temperature 5.3.6. Indicates the upper limit of temperature to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
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Temperature limit 5.3.7. Indicates the temperature limits to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
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Humidity limitation 5.3.8. Indicates the range of humidity to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
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Atmospheric pressure limitation 5.3.9. Indicates the range of atmospheric pressure to which the medical device can be safely exposed.
ISO 15223-1: 5.4. Safe use
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Biological risks 5.4.1. Indicates that there are potential biological risks associated with the medical device.
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Do not re-use 5.4.2. Indicates a medical device that is intended for one single use only.
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Consult instructions for use 5.4.3. Indicates the need for the user to consult the instructions for use.
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Consult instructions for use 5.4.3. A.16 NOTE A.16 Example of use of symbol 5.4.3, “Consult instructions for use” for an electronic instruction for use (eIFU)
NOTE: The eIFU indicator can be a manufacturer’s website URL or some other appropriate indication that the instructions for use are available in an electronic format.
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Caution 5.4.4. To indicate that caution is necessary when operating the device or control close to where the symbol is placed, or to indicate that the current situation needs operator awareness or operator action in order to avoid undesirable consequences.
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Contains or presence of natural rubber latex 5.4.5. 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.
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Contains human blood or plasma derivatives 5.4.6. Indicates a medical device that contains or incorporates human blood or plasma derivatives.
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Contains a medicinal substance 5.4.7. Indicates a medical device that contains or incorporates a medicinal substance
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Contains biological material of animal origin 5.4.8. Indicates a medical device that contains biological tissue, cells, or their derivatives, of animal origin
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Contains biological material of human origin 5.4.9. Indicates a medical device that contains biological tissue, cells, or their derivatives, of human origin
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Contains hazardous substances 5.4.10. Indicates a medical device that contains substances that can be carcinogenic, mutagenic, reprotoxic (CMR), or substances with endocrine disrupting properties
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Single patient multiple use 5.4.12. Indicates a medical device that may be used multiple times (multiple procedures) on a single patient
ISO 15223-1: 5.6. Transfusion/infusion
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Fluid path 5.6.2. Indicates the presence of a fluid path.
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Non-pyrogenic 5.6.3. Indicates a medical device that is non-pyrogenic.
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One-way valve 5.6.6. Indicates a medical device with a valve that allows flow in only one direction.
ISO 15223-1: 5.7. Others
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Patient identification 5.7.3. Indicates the identification data of the patient
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Health care centre or doctor 5.7.5. To indicate the address of the health care centre or doctor where medical information about the patient may be found
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Date 5.7.6. To identify the date that information was entered or a medical procedure took place
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Medical device 5.7.7. Indicates the item is a medical device (under EU Legislation)
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Translation 5.7.8. To identify that the original medical device information has undergone a translation which supplements or replaces the original information
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Unique Device Identifier 5.7.10. Indicates a carrier that contains Unique Device Identifier information
ISO 7000/IEC 60417
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Recyclable 7000 - 1135 To indicate that the marked item or its material is part of a recovery or recycling process.
IEC 60601-1: General Symbols
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Alternating current Table D1, Symbol 1 To indicate on the rating plate that the equipment is suitable for alternating currentonly; to identify relevant terminals.
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Direct current Table D.1, Symbol 4 To indicate on the rating plate that the equipment is suitable for direct currentonly; to identify relevant terminals.
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Protective earth (ground) Table D.1, Symbol 6 To identify any terminal which is intended for connection to an external conductorfor protection against electric shock in case of a fault, or the terminal of a protectiveearth (ground) electrode.
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Earth (ground) Table D.1, Symbol 7 To identify an earth (ground) terminal in cases where neither the symbol 5018 nor 5019 is explicitly required.
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Equipotentiality Table D.1, Symbol 8 To identify the terminals which, when connected together, bring the various parts of an equipment or of a system to the same potential, not necessarily being the earth (ground) potential, e.g. for local bonding.
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CLASS II equipment Table D.1, Symbol 9 To identify equipment meeting the safety requirements specified for Class II equipment according to IEC 61140.
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“ON” (power) Table D.1, Symbol 12 To indicate connection to the mains, at least for mains switches or their positions, and all those cases where safety is involved.
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“OFF” (power) Table D.1, Symbol 13 To indicate disconnection from the mains, at least for mains switches or their positions, and all those cases where safety is involved.
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“ON” for part of equipment Table D.1, Symbol 16 To indicate the ""ON"" condition for a part of equipment, if the symbol 5007 cannot be used, for example, to identify the ""ON"" position of a switch.
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“OFF” for part of equipment Table D.1, Symbol 17 To indicate the ""OFF"" condition for a part of equipment, if the symbol 5008 cannot be used, for example, to identify the ""OFF"" position of a switch.
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Type BF applied part Table D.1, Symbol 20 To identify a type BF applied part complying with IEC 60601-1.
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Type CF applied part Table D.1, Symbol 21 To identify a type CF applied part complying with IEC 60601-1.
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CATEGORY AP equipment Table D.1, Symbol 22 To identify category AP equipment complying with IEC 60601-1 which also specifies the way in which this symbol has to be used.
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Dangerous voltage Table D.1, Symbol 24 To indicate hazards arising from dangerous voltages.
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Defibrillation-proof type BF applied part Table D.1, Symbol 26 To identify a defibrillation-proof type BF applied part complying with IEC 60601-1.
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Defibrillation-proof type CF applied part Table D.1, Symbol 27 To identify a defibrillation-proof type CF applied part complying with IEC 60601-1.
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Stand-by Table D.1, Symbol 29 To identify the switch or switch position by means of which part of the equipment is switched on in order to bring it into the stand-by condition, and to identify the control to shift to or to indicate the state of low power consumption.
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General warning sign Table D.2, Symbol 2 To signify a general warning
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Warning, electricity Table D.2, Symbol 3 To warn of electricity
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No pushing Table D.2, Symbol 5 To prohibit pushing against an object
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No sitting Table D.2, Symbol 6 To prohibit sitting on a surface
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No stepping on surface Table D.2, Symbol 7 To prohibit stepping onto a surface
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Follow instructions for use Table D.2, Symbol 10 Symbol must appear in color. Limited to Medical Electrical Equipment covered by EN 60601-1
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Follow instructions for use ISO 15223-1: 5.4.3. A.16 NOTE NOTE: The eIFU indicator can be a manufacturer’s website URL or some other appropriate indication that the instructions for use are available in an electronic format.
IEC 60601-1;
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  Table D.3, Symbol 2 Degrees of protection provided by enclosures
N1 =
0 Non-protected
1 Protected against solid foreign objects of 50 mm and greater
2 Protected against solid foreign objects of 12,5 mm and greater
3 Protected against solid foreign objects of 2,5 mm and greater
4 Protected against solid foreign objects of 1,0 mm and greater
5 Dust-protected
6 Dust-tight
N2 =
0 Non-protected
1 Protection against vertically falling water drops
2 Protection against vertically falling water drops when ENCLOSURE tilted up to 15°
3 Protected against spraying water
4 Protected against splashing water
5 Protected against water jets
6 Protected against powerful water jets
7 Protected against the effects of temporary immersion in water
8 Protected against the effects of continuous immersion in water
NOTE When a characteristic numeral is not required to be specified, it is replaced by the letter “X” (“XX” if both numerals are omitted).
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Protected against solid foreign objects of 12,5 mm and greater
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Protected against solid foreign objects of 12,5 mm and greater Protection against vertically falling water drops
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Protected against solid foreign objects of 2,5 mm and greater
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Non-protected
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Protection against vertically falling water drops
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Protection against vertically falling water drops when ENCLOSURE tilted up to 15°
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Protected against splashing water
ASTM F 2503; Magnetic Resonance
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MR Safe ASTM F2503-20: 7.3.1 An item that poses no known hazards resulting from exposure to any MR environment. MR Safe items are composed of materials that are electrically nonconductive, nonmetallic, and nonmagnetic.(ASTM F2503-20:3.1.13)
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MR Conditional ASTM F2503-20: 7.3.2 An item with demonstrated safety in the MR environment within defined conditions including conditions for the static magnetic field, the time-varying gradient magnetic fields and the radiofrequency fields. (ASTM F2503-20:3.1.11)
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MR Unsafe ASTM F2503-20: 7.3.3 An item which poses unacceptable risks to the patient, medical staff or other persons within the MR environment. (ASTM F2503-20:3.1.14)
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