New version of the ISO 15223-1 standard, Symbols to be used with information to be supplied by the manufacturer

The new version of ISO 15223-1, Medical devices – Symbols to be used with information to be supplied by the manufacturer – Part 1: General requirements was published

This standard establishes a set of graphic symbols to be used to label medical devices, thus reducing the risk of inappropriate medical device use.

Manufacturers should consider this standard when communicating with the user through the packaging and instructions for use.