HIBCC Industry News

HIBCC Industry News

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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HIBCC Upcoming Speaking Engagements

August 26, 2019
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HIBCC will be speaking about UDI at the following meetings in September 2019. Sydney, Australia – September 18 & 19, 2019 HIBCC President Robert Hankin will be speaking on UDI implementation at the 2019 MedTech Conference, as well as leading a pre-conference workshop (attendance at the workshop is limited to MTAA members).  He will focus.. read more →

HIN User Account Page Enhanced to Provide Multiple Customer Identifiers

August 23, 2019
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HIBCC has updated its user account page to provide HIN users with the ability to add related identifiers to their Customer HIN Lists (CHLs). The CHL was designed to allow licensed HIN users to create and manage their customer HINs without having to search and sort the entire HIN database. Each CHL is specific to.. read more →

HIBCC establishes EU-MDR mailbox

August 16, 2019
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HIBCC has established a new mailbox – udisupport@hibcc.eu – 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 →

EHIBCC website consolidated with HIBCC Global

July 26, 2019
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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 Welcomes Pakistan-Based Affiliate

July 2, 2019
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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 Enhancements

June 21, 2019
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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 →