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Although our scope has expanded beyond the initial HIBC labeling mandate issued 30 years ago, we have continued to emphasize ‘safety first’ through the years.
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The FDA has extended the UDI compliance deadline for Class 1 and Unclassified devices to September 24, 2020 for both labeling and GUDID submissions. To view the official FDA letter click here. read more →
The FDA Final Rule on Use of Symbols in Labeling allows the use of symbols without explanatory text. To learn more click here to be taken to the Use of Symbols in Labeling webpage. read more →
On April 5, 2017 the European Parliament adopted two new regulations on medical and in-vitro diagnostic devices. The new EU rules focus on??enhancement of patient safety and the modernization of the overall public health system. To read the official European Commission press release click here. read more →
On March 30, 2017, the FDA released a statement granting a UDI compliance extension for labelers of soft (hydrophilic) contact lenses. To view the extension letter click here. read more →
It has been brought to our attention that some HIBCC clients are recieving emails from a Madison Brady claiming to be a HIBCC employee. The emails are coming from firstname.lastname@example.org and contain a PDF attachment. This individual and email address is in no way associated with HIBCC. Do not open the PDF attachment, as it.. read more →
On March 7th, 2017 the Council of the European Union approved two new medical device regulations, including a regulation similar to the US FDA’s UDI rule. The European Parliament is expected to adopt both regulations in April 2017. To view the EU press release click here. read more →
- 11 Oct 2019The HIBC UDI-Builder is now available. This tool will allow you to create, calculate, confirm, and collect UDIs.
- 09 Oct 2019European Union Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG) releases document concerning the validity of existing certificates
- 25 Sep 2019HIBCC UDI Presentation Available for Download
- 23 Sep 2019Coming Soon…HIBCC is revamping its UDI Suite with added features and increased functionality to assist labelers in the UDI process.
- 17 Sep 2019HIBCC UDI Presentation Available for Download