Unique Device Identification (UDI) is a legal requirement for globally clear and machine-readable labeling of medical devices and in-vitro diagnostics. It applies to Europe and the USA. The required product information is kept in the UDI database. The goal is to increase patient safety (1).
EUDAMED As of May 26, 2020, new or changed data for medical devices and from 26 May 2022 for in-vitro diagnostics will be filed in EUDAMED (including the UDI information), regardless of the risk class (2).
UDI bearer attaching an UDI carrier to the labeling of your products and at all higher packaging levels (excluding shipping containers) will be made from 26 May 2021, depending on the classification of the product in the appropriate risk classes (3)
Ecomedis is now participating in the global GS 1 system. This has been certified by GS 1.
Thus, the conditions for a smooth data and goods traffic along the value chain are given.
In Germany, GS 1 Germany, as a member of the international GS 1 community, represents the globally valid GS 1 standards.
(1,2,3 sources: GS 1)