mislabeled


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mis·la·bel

 (mĭs-lā′bəl)
tr.v. mis·la·beled, mis·la·bel·ing, mis·la·bels also mis·la·belled or mis·la·bel·ling
To label inaccurately.
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Adj.1.mislabeled - branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirementsmislabeled - branded or labeled falsely and in violation of statutory requirements; "confiscated the misbranded drugs"
illegal - prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
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Plaintiffs in the lawsuit contend that they, as well as consumers nationwide, overpaid for the Egyptian cotton linens that were mislabeled and produced by Welspun India Ltd.
In the event of a high magnitude earthquake, mislabeled and sub-standard steel materials can cause the foundations of buildings to crumble.'
Patients who may have been administered the mislabeled product could experience adverse reactions such as somnolence, agitation, aggression, depressed level of consciousness, respiratory depression and coma related to over dosage.
Of the 52 tested products, the scientists found that 31 were labeled correctly, 20 were potentially mislabeled and one contained a non-specific meat ingredient that could not be verified.
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Hospital laboratories have combatted the issue of mislabeled specimens for years, and in general they have done so with great success.
It is often human error on the packaging line that results in mislabeled products.
Transfusion of blood that is typed on specimens that are mislabeled can result in acute hemolytic transfusion reactions.
From 2010 to 2012, the conservation agency Oceana conducted dna tests on seafood in 21 states and found that one-third of the samples had been mislabeled. A whopping 87 percent of the "red snapper" samples were bogus, swapped in for cheaper fish like tilapia or rockfish.
They extracted DNA from the foods and discovered 31 were correctly labeled, 20 were potentially mislabeled, and one had a meat ingredient that could not be identified.
They extracted DNA from 52 foods and discovered 31 were labeled correctly, 20 were potentially mislabeled and one had a meat ingredient that could not be identified.