Medical products in surgery

Medical Device Labeling: EU Regulation MDR 2017/745

In order to meet the constantly evolving requirements for medical devices, the European Parliament and the European Council issued the new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) 2017/745 on April 5, 2017. Here’s what you need to know!

Etiquettes de laboratoire

Laboratory labels – A quick guide to print and apply them

Be it for the marking of samples in laboratories and hospitals or the traceability of banked blood: Barcode labels are used as the most reliable type of identification. Read here what is important in terms of labeling!

Folding box printed with serialization code

How to Print the Russian Crypto Code for Serialization of Drugs

The Russian crypto code law poses major challenges for pharmaceutical manufacturers: Since January 2020, all labeling systems must be able to apply special identification codes to drug packaging.

Marquage jet d'encre des symboles de danger

GHS labeling: Printing hazard symbols with inkjet printers

There are various ways to implement hazard labeling in compliance with GHS. A new, interesting approach: Print the hazard symbols directly on the product instead of attaching a GHS label. Find out here what advantages this has!

Barcode labels

EAN and EAN codes – What is the difference?

EAN code and EAN differ. But if the barcode type EAN is incorrectly equated with the article number EAN, confusion can arise. Especially since EAN codes are still used even though EAN no longer exists!

Boxes with a serial shipping container code

Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) Labels – How To Print & Apply

The Serial Shipping Container Code (SSCC) is a globally unique identification number for transport units such as pallets, containers or cardboard boxes. But what can it do and how do you print and apply the label? We show how to do it!