placing label on IV bags

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Jacqueline Burr
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placing label on IV bags

Good morning,

Quick question (or maybe not so quick) about where to place an IV label on IV bags, when compounding. There is several scenarios and the three I am asking about:

1) large volume IV with additive ( i.e. compound 1000 mL LR with 40 mEq KCl
2) previously batched and labeled product (i.e. Vanco 1.75 grams in 500mL NS with a compounding label on one side)
3) small volume parenteral (any compounded IV in 50 mL or 100 mL)?

DISCLAIMER: Understanding to, that there is a barcode on the label and the barcode on the IV bag is not used for BCMA process.

Feel free to email me separately as well:

Thank you in advance for sharing your labeling processes.