Lab Labeling – Basic Facts

Lab labels convey information about the labware’s content. The content can be anything, from a blood sample from an ill patient who depends on prompt lab results, to a substance for very important research that might cure cancer. Whatever is contained inside the labware, it is extremely important that it is labeled accurately and that the label will survive harsh lab environment. If a label is not accurately labeled and the mistake goes undetected, it could have serious consequences.

First-time lab users should get acquainted with some basic facts about lab labels, before they proceed to order a pre-printed or custom label for their work:

Each lab label will be different because it depends on specific environmental factors. That is why every custom lab label needs to be tested by printing press experts for the particular conditions the label will be subjected to.