Safe, more efficient care starts with a simple scan


Medical Devices


Preparing for UDI

GS1 standards for item identification, barcoding and RFID supports medical device manufacturers and labelers to efficiently meet UDI requirements.



The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) took effect on 9th Feb 2019 for all EU member states. 

The directive requires the serialisation of patient packs to include a 2D barcode which are then scanned at the point of dispensing for verification purposes.

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