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Explanation of symbols

In general, we use many different symbols on our devides, in our quality docuents and in our packaging and marketing material.  Symbols are great as they work across languages and can replace many words.

With the new Medical Device Regulations we have introduced a series of new symbols, all of which derive from Harmonized Standards, i.e. they are according to ISO standards.

But what do they actually mean? We have created the below legend  to help you interpret thei meaning and hence the value they provide.

If you have any questions to the symbols or their use, please feel free to contact us at

Please also visit the Registrations and Certifications page for a full list of the international industry, environmental and CSR standards and requirements, Tytex comply with.



CE mark

CE mark.

Product is a medical product manufactured according to Class 1 of the  Danish Medicines Agency.

Distributor of product

Distributor of product.

Symbol is followed by the contact information of the company that is distributing the product.


Dispose item in appropriate manner.

Product and packaging materiale may be disposed with regular household waste.

Expiry date

Expiry date.

Date indicates the "best before" use of product. Function of product cannot be guaranteed if product is used beyond this date.

Instructions for use

Instructions for use included in packaging.

Our instructions contain multiple languages.

Keep dry and ventilated

Keep dry and ventilated.

Product should be kept in a dry and ventilated place to avoid damage.

Keep out of sunlight

Keep out of sunlight.

Direct sunlight may damage the product and reduce its durability.

Latex free

Latex free.

Product does not contain latex.

Legal manufacturer

Legal manufacturer.

Symbol is followed by the contact information of the legal manfacturer, which is the entity (company) that holds the product responsibility. It may vary from the company selling/distributing the product.

Medical Device

Medical device.

The product in question is a medical device, meaning it complies with the Medical Device Regulations.

Not suitable for children under 14 years

Not suitable for children under 14 years.

Choking hazard.



Product and packaging can be recycled.

Single patient, multiple use

Single patient, multiple use.

The product can be used mulitple times by the same user/patient (hygine and washing recommendations should be observed).

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