Figure 3-9. Examples of auxiliary labels.
b. In the event liquid preparations for external use are poisonous, a "poison"
label must be affixed to the prescription container. When the medicines prescribed for
internal use are of a poisonous nature, the pharmacist must use sound judgment as to
whether or not the "poison" label must be attached to the prescription container
considering in each case the potency of the finished preparation.
c. The armies of the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, and the
Canadian Forces have agreed to use supplementary labels for dispensed medicines
within a wartime theater of operations in which members of two or more participating
armies are deployed. Table 3-2 shows these supplementary labels.