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AUTO12

Specimen Labels: Content and Location, Fonts, and Label Orientation, 1st Edition

The purpose of this standard is to reduce human errors currently associated with the lack of standardization of labels on clinical laboratory specimens. The standard identifies the required human-readable elements to appear on specimen labels and specifies the exact locations, fonts, and font sizes of these elements.    

Reaffirmation Date: January 2018

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Publication Details

Chairholder: Charles D. Hawker, PhD, MBA, FACB

Date of Publication: April 28, 2011

ISBN Number: 1-56238-748-0

Order Code PDF: AUTO12AE

Order Code Print: AUTO12A

Edition: First

Pages: 52

AUTO12 Additional Details

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has evaluated and recognized this approved-level consensus standard for use in satisfying a regulatory requirement.

This reaffirmed document has been reviewed and confirmed as suitable to remain published without revision to content, as of the reaffirmation date listed in the publication details above. The document’s next scheduled review is generally five years after the reaffirmation date.