TITLE

FDA Finalizes Unique Device Identifier Rule

AUTHOR(S)
Franken, Jessica
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Nonwovens Industry;Nov2013, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The articel discusses the final rule released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that requires most medical devices distributed in the U.S. to carry a unique device identifier (UDI). The author mentions that UDIs must be carried on the labels and packaging of high-risk medical devices, such as pacemakers, defibrillators, and heart pumps. She also tackles the advancement of chemical safety reform measures to several countries including South Korea, Taiwan and India.
ACCESSION #
91922478

 

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