The Product Labeling Procedure establishes uniform guidelines for the content preparation of labels and control of labeling in compliance with company policy directives.
Products manufactured and distributed by the company must be properly labeled according to all applicable domestic and international laws and regulations. Labeling must included adequate information to describe the product, operating instructions, hazard warnings, and any other information to avoid accidental misleading or incomplete identification.
The Product Labeling Procedure applies to all labels and labeling (see definitions below) for all products manufactured and distributed by the company. Promotional material and operation manuals are covered by other specific SOP statements. (6 pages, 1,191 words)
Product Labeling Definitions:
Label – Any display of written, printed, or graphic matter upon the immediate container of the product.
Labeling – Includes labels above and other written, printed, or graphic matter on product containers, wrappings, or accompanying the product such as tags, pamphlets, direction sheets, operation manuals, promotional material, or package inserts.
Promotional Material – Advertisements, direct mail pieces, brochures, selling aids, films, or similar materials or media whereby claims concerning safety, efficacy, reliability, or other product attributes may be made or inferred to the customer.
Misbranding – A product is misbranded if:
• U.S. Code of Federal Regulations – Food Labeling (21 CFR 101); and
• Consumer Packaging and Labeling Regulations, Canada (CRC, c. 417).