It is said that more than 800 million test samples travel through the NHS domain during a 12-month period, imagine the chaos that would be generated if the traceability of this vast volume of test data was to become compromised and labels were to become illegible or the labels fell off the tube.
Labels suitable for use within a typical laboratory can require a full roster of requirements to ensure that it lives up to the environment it is going to be used in.
Specialist labels are a key feature of an efficient, organised laboratory and are essential for minimising project errors and delays.
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Why the world of domed labels is shaping the real ale market.
UK food retailers have stated a new system of front-of-pack labelling is helping customers to choose healthier options.
An award-winning food label innovation could become the next new environmentally-friendly packaging trend.
Growth in the construction, packaging and automotive industries is set to boost the global adhesives and sealants market, according to new research.
Researchers at MIT have developed a new adhesive modelled on the natural glue produced by mussels.
Canada has become the sixth country in the world to give the go-ahead to electronic labelling.
New research indicates growth across the worldwide adhesive market until at least 2018.
An investigation has begun in Sweden to see how well labels are being used on biocide products, amid concerns standards are slipping.
The topic of 'what the values are behind labelling decision-making' has been discussed at an industry conference.
Coca-Cola has adopted the government's new labelling scheme to allow transparency with customers.
The European Consumer Organisation is pushing for Country of Origin Labelling to be made compulsory on all meat.
Health warning labels could begin featuring on alcohol in the future, if the government heeds advice from a parliamentary group.
Consumers should feel confident in trusting that food labels in the UK are not misleading, according to the FSA.
An innovative new method of identifying counterfeit drug packaging has been identified, with the hope of rolling it out in the future.
New research has highlighted some of the issues organisations are likely to come up against as they attempt to comply with new food labelling regulations.
Brands want their labels to do more to engage customers, so how can they achieve this?
Marks and Spencer is adopting an on-demand approach to the printing of some of its packaging.
The Canadian government has approved legislation that will impact on how pharmaceutical products are labelled in the country.
The US' annual Wacky Warning Label competition has highlighted the extent suppliers feel they have to go to for them to be protected against the law.
New research has suggested labels on tyres to indicate their energy efficiency aren't providing enough information.
With regulations on food labelling soon set to change, what do producers need to be wary of?