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    FDA Issues Final Rule on Symbols for Device Labels

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday issued a final rule to allow for the use of standalone symbols on medical device and in vitro diagnostic (IVD) labels in an effort to align with international standards. In addition to allowing the use of standalone symbols, the final rule also permits the use of the symbol statements "Rx only" and "℞ only" for prescription devices. FDA says the finale rule is optional, though the agency thinks that it will be a b...