Developing FDA-Mandated Unique Identifier Code for Medical Devices, Don’t Ignore Suppliers

Published: Oct 11, 2012

Five years after first talking about a unique device identifier that medical device makers would need to put on most medical devices and packaging, the Food and Drug Administration is nearing the end of the comment period for its proposed rule. The goal of the new identification system is ultimately track and trace so that recall efforts and patient safety can both be boosted.

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