Specification for blood pack base labels
This chapter defines the requirements of the United Kingdom Blood Transfusion Services for the layout and information content of the blood pack base label affixed to the blood pack by the pack manufacturer.
This specification applies to the base labels provided on all blood component packs in a given assembly (in this context, a blood component is a component as described in Chapter 8).
References to linear dimensions in this document are in millimetres.
In addition to these labelling requirements, all blood packs must satisfy the validation criteria of Chapter 9.