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HIBCC has established a new mailbox – email@example.com – for inquiries and technical support related to the European Union Medical Device Regulation (MDR). The use of this mailbox will streamline requests for both new EU-MDR registrations and support for existing users. read more →
The EHIBCC website, formerly www.ehibcc.com, has been consolidated with that of HIBCC Global. The European Commission has designated HIBCC to be a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) Issuing Agency as part of the European Union Medical Device Regulation (MDR), which will apply to all EU member nations. To learn more about HIBCC and UDI, visit www.hibcc.org.. read more →
HIBCC is pleased to announce that it has appointed a Pakistan-Based affiliate organization, in cooperation with QMSCI (Quality Management System Certification International), a long-standing regulatory and engineering consulting company that is headquartered in Sialkot, PK and also has offices in several other countries. QMSCI has created a new organization, HIBCC Pakistan (HIBCC PK). HIBCC PK.. read more →
HIBCC UDI Suite’s Calculate Check Character function has been updated to allow users to calculate multiple UDI / bar code data check characters at a time. This is a tool provided to all HIBCC Labelers. Click here to access the updated utility. Follow the instructions below to use the updated utility. 1. Enter the UDI/Bar.. read more →
The European Commission has designated HIBCC to be a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) Issuing Agency as part of the European Union Medical Device Regulation (MDR), which will apply to all EU member nations. HIBCC’s EU Issuing Entity designation was announced on June 7th, 2019. HIBCC has been an Issuing Agency for the U.S. FDA’s UDI.. read more →
Licensees will be able to create and manage their own Customer HIN List on iHIN® Updated HIN submission processes and guidelines Enhanced search HIN options and HIN results list On Friday (5/17/2019) at 12pm EST, HIBCC’s iHIN Web Based Portal will be temporarily shut down for scheduled maintenance and to implement several enhancements, as described.. read more →
- 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
- 30 Oct 2019Important Notice to HIBCC Labelers
- 30 Oct 2019European Commission confirms two year delay for the launch of EUDAMED. Labeling deadlines are not affected by this delay.
- 11 Oct 2019The HIBC UDI-Builder is now available. This tool will allow you to create, calculate, confirm, and collect UDIs.