Efforts to Map Global UDI System Benefit From FDA First Steps

December 26, 2012
Efforts to develop a roadmap for an international unique device identifier system will draw heavily on the FDA’s emerging UDI system, members of a group working on the blueprint say. “The whole point of this work item is to design a global unique UDI system that could be the basis for full international harmonization,” Laurent Selles, deputy head of the medical devices unit of the European Commission’s Directorate-General Health and Consumers, told D&DL.
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