Non Residue Labels Take the Work Out of Sharing Medical Information

Whether you sell products to consumers or work in the medical industry, one frustrating aspect of labels is the sticky residue they leave behind! A good example is dealing with residue when attempting to remove the attached tag on a purchased product. This is a problem in every industry; however, in the field of medicine left over residue or materials are a potential risk and create problems. After a permanent label has been applied to the container, it is extremely difficult to remove. This makes it hard to apply the right patient or medical instructions to a container after an initial application.

Non residue labels provide a simple option for placement on multiple surfaces in any location as needed. For example, you need to place warnings regarding a specific medication on the patient’s chart. Upon doing so, you realize that the wrong label has been placed on the chart and now must be removed. If it is not a non residue label, then removing it will be a hassle and might call for the re-creation of a patient chart page. This is a costly situation due to the following reasons:

  • It cannot be reused and must be thrown away.
  • The patient chart page it was placed on is ruined.
  • Time must be spent on re-creating information.
  • There is an Increased risk of inaccurate patient information.

In scenarios where the tag is placed on equipment, time must also be spent on removing the residue. Non residue labels alleviate these problems by providing an alternative option that leaves no sticky mess behind. While they may not be applicable for every need in your facility or pharmacy, non residue labels have several usage benefits including reduced cleanup over alternative options.

Why Use Removable, Non Residue Labels?

One of the biggest reasons to use non residue labels is the ability to peel the tag off without any cleanup. This is helpful when the tag, marker, or identifier needs to be replaced or moved to another location. In the medical industry, residue could be a contaminant or a misuse of valuable time. Non residue labels are a great option for notifications on patient charts, keeping track of supplies, and managing equipment. Beyond less cleanup, here are a few other reasons to use removable, non residue labels:

  • Create Less Waste
  • Cost Effective Choice
  • Offer Time Saving Benefits
  • Easier Error Correction
  • Easier to Change Information
  • Repositioning is a Snap
  • Offer Durable, Sticky Adhesive
  • Provide High Quality Prints

Non residue labels have many benefits, whether you work in a pharmacy, hospital, lab, or veterinary clinic. They are ideal in the office, for cataloguing equipment, and managing quickly changing information. The choice is also great when items must remain marked over an extended period of time.

Shamrock Labels offers several choices for managing medication, samples, equipment, patient information, prescriptions, and general office supplies. We offer permanent adhesive options along with a variety of non residue labels. This option could be an ideal way for you to cut costs, save time, and reduce errors. Our product line includes high print quality options for all of your medical or pharmaceutical labeling needs. Questions or ready to place an order? Contact us at (800) 323-0249 or fill out our contact form and we will be happy to assist you!

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