What is a UDI and the GUDID?
The Unique Device Identifier (UDI) is a system used to mark and identify medical devices within the healthcare supply chain. On September 24, 2013 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established a UDI system that requires manufacturers to include both a plain-text version of the identifying data, and a version encoded using Automatic Identification Data Capture (AIDC) technology such as linear or two-dimensional bar codes, RFID tags, etc.
- 27 Jan 2020Notice to Labelers: HIBCC Contact Information
- 14 Jan 2020The European Commission announces the European Medical Device Nomenclature (EMDN)
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- 04 Dec 2019European Commission releases updated EUDAMED Data Dictionary
- 05 Nov 2019HIBC Basic UDI-DI Guidance and Generator Now Available to Meet European Union Requirements