UDI Update

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The first deadline for the UDI rule is approaching.  The FDA released their final rule for UDI on September 20, 2013.  Most medical devices will require a UDI or Universal Device Identifier within the next seven years.  The UDI will have many benefits such as improved product information and faster product identification for problems or recalls. The following timeline shows … Read More

GUDID

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The UDI final rule states that information about a device with a UDI must be submitted to the Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID). The GUDID is a public database organized by the FDA and will be a reference tool for devices with a UDI. This database will use only the DI (device identifier) portion of the UDI to identify … Read More

UDI Final Rule

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UDI Final Rule The FDA released their final rule for UDI on September 20, 2013.  Most medical devices will require a UDI or Universal Device Identifier.  The UDI will have many benefits such as improved product information and faster product identification for problems or recalls.  The UDI is a unique code made up of two parts.  The DI is the … Read More