SYMBOL GLOSSARY

 
ISO 15223-1
Manufacturer
Fabricante
Authorized representative in the European Community
Representante autorizado en la Comunidad Europea
Date of Manufacture Fecha de fabricación
Use-by date Fecha de caducidad
Lot Number Número de lote
Catalog Number Número de catálogo
Serial Number Número de serie
Manufacturer
Estéril
Manufacturer
Esterilizado mediante técnicas de procesamiento asépticas
Manufacturer
Esterilizado por óxido de etileno
Manufacturer
Esterilizado por radiación
Manufacturer
Esterilizado por vapor (o) calor (seco)
Manufacturer
No reesterilizar
Manufacturer
No estéril
Manufacturer
No usar si el envase está dañado y consultar las instrucciones de uso
Manufacturer
Ruta del fluido estéril
Manufacturer
Ruta del fluido estéril
Manufacturer
Ruta del fluido estéril
Manufacturer
Sistema de barrera estéril simple
Manufacturer
Sistema de barrera estéril doble
Manufacturer
Sistema de barrera estéril simple con interior de embalaje protector
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Sistema de barrera estéril simple con exterior de embalaje protector
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Frágil, manipular con cuidado
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Mantener alejado de la luz solar
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Mantener seco
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Límite inferior de temperatura
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Límite superior de temperatura
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Límite de temperatura
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Límites de humedad
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Límite de presión atmosférica
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Riesgos biológicos
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No reutilizar
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Consultar las instrucciones de uso.
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Consultar las instrucciones de uso.
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PRECAUCIÓN
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Contiene o presenta látex de caucho natural
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Contiene derivados de sangre o plasma humanos
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Contiene un fármaco
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Contiene material biológico de origen animal
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Contiene material biológico de origen humano
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Contiene sustancias peligrosas
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Varios usos en un solo paciente
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Ruta del fluido
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Apirógeno
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Válvula de una vía
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Identificación del paciente
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Centro de atención sanitaria o médico
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Fecha
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Producto sanitario
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Traducción
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Identificador único del dispositivo
ISO 7000/IEC 60417
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Reciclable
IEC 60601-1
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Corriente alterna
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Toma a tierra de protección
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Toma a tierra
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Equipotencialidad
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Equipo de Clase II
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“Encendido” (alimentación)
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“Apagado” (alimentación)
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“Encendido” para parte del equipo
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“Apagado” para parte del equipo
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Pieza tipo BF aplicada
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Pieza tipo CF aplicada
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Equipo de la categoría AP
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Tensión peligrosa
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Pieza tipo BF aplicada compatible con desfibrilación
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Pieza de tipo CF aplicada compatible con desfibrilación
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En espera
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Señal de advertencia general
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No empujar
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No sentarse
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Prohibido pisar la superficie
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Seguir las instrucciones de uso
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Seguir las instrucciones de uso
IEC 60601-1
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Protección contra objetos extraños sólidos de 50 mm de diámetro y de mayor tamaño
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Protección contra objetos extraños sólidos de 12,5 mm de diámetro y de mayor tamaño
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Protección contra objetos extraños sólidos de 12,5 mm de diámetro y de mayor tamaño
Protección contra gotas de agua de caída vertical
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Protección contra objetos extraños sólidos de 2,5 mm de diámetro y de mayor tamaño
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Sin protección
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Protección contra gotas de agua de caída vertical
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Protección contra gotas de agua de caída vertical cuando la caja se inclina hasta 15°
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Protegido contra salpicaduras de agua
ASTM F 2503
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RM, seguro
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RM, condicional
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RM, no seguro
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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