ISO Standard guides symbol selection for medical device labels.
Press Release Summary:
March 31, 2010 - ISO has announced ISO 15223-2:2010, Medical devices - Symbols to be used with medical device labels, labeling, and information to be supplied - Part 2: Symbol development, selection, and validation. It includes methods for validating proposed symbols for ANSI/AAMI/ISO 15223-1, and offers systematic methodology for their development/presentation. Detailed processes to reduce chances of misinterpretation of symbols are also included. Standard was originally developed by ISO TC 210 in 2007.
Original Press Release
New International Standard Guides Selection of Symbols on Medical Device Labels
Press release date: March 25, 2010