Open text fields may be used in APS provided that they do not relate to healthcare products, healthcare product issues, diseases/conditions, outcomes/endpoints, corporate messages or service messages. They may be used solely for personalized greetings or transactional elements (e.g. date and time of meeting). Open text fields must not include other messages, even if they echo messages reviewed and accepted elsewhere in the current or previous APS.
In order to employ open text fields, the manufacturer must confirm: