UDI Conference 2010

Brief REPORT on the FDA project “Unique Device Identification”

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Automatic identification & data collection

Report on continued standardization of Bar Code & RFID


Update of the registration procedur for medical products in Turkey

Under Turkish law of 2008 it is mandatory to register medical products with the national data base "UBB (Ulusal Bilgi Bankas1)". At the starting time a product was to register once just by one selling company only. One company was responsible to get the list of products sold in Turkey in the data base independently who sold it and how many companies are selling it too. Since it was difficult to maintain the data base if more than one company sold this products having been registered by one of the companies, the procedure has been updated.
Now the rules became pritty simple:
A company selling Medical products registers exactly the products just this company is selling in Turkey. Other companies register the products they sell independendly even if there are products which are the same and already in the data base. So maintenance becomes much easier for UBB. It avoids co-ordination for manufacturer outside Turkey but leaves the responsibility simply to the Turkish importers regardless of how many there are. Searches in the UBB can be done by help of two criteria: "Which product is in selling and by which company" and - "Which company sells which products".

Questions related to the entry of Healthcare Barcode HIBC
or equivalents with "UBB" can be answered directly or in Turkish language on request. Please contact:

Heinrich Oehlmann
phone +49(0)3445 781140
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 PLENARY June 2009, Sydney (AU)

Report on continued standardization of Barcode & RFID
Automatic identification & data collection
June 2009, Sydney (AU)

HIBC Bar code for the Health Care in Turkey
Turkey requires unique product codes
HIBC fulfills the conditions

In the "benchmarking" with the Australian system in the health sector, the "HÜAP-Datenbank" was introduced recently in Turkey. It is designed for various administrative tasks: registration of the products, reference to settlements, etc. In the barcode, the system relies on the "UPN (Universal Product Code) concept " with HIBC and GS1/EAN, which is also practiced in the United States for years. It does not limit to a singular nor numeric system only. With HIBC the labeler is on the safe site because for HIBC speaks the alphanumeric structure, avoiding re-labeling and avoiding additional referenz numbers. See link HIBC guidelines. For information how to register for a unique company identification code please contact
Report on the progress of Barcode & RFID

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31/ WG2 & WG4
Automatic identification & data collection
Jan. 2008, Clearwater (FL)

Two-dimensional Symbologies

Two-dimensional Symbologies
with focus on EDI messages on transport labels

13th Plenary meeting Barcode & RFID
ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31, the 13th Plenary meeting
Barcode&RFID, June 4-8, 2007, Pretoria

Resumee HIBC User Day 2007

Health Care Barcode: State of the art with 2D & RFID

The IDS 2007 served again exchange of experience between dentist, manufacturers and
service providers. Naturally the fulfilment of the legal requirements for documentation belonged
to the topics.



Unique Identification -
Your route with Bar Code & RFID

Unique Identification- 750KB

Tokio Event 2006

"Int'l Modern Hospital Show" 2006 in Tokyo
Barcode for Medical Products – Japan Report 2006

The need for implementation of global ISO and JIS standards for product packaging

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Plenary Meeting

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 31 Plenary Meeting
*E D C quick INFO on JTC 1/SC 31 standardisation progress Barcode & RFID 2006 as PDF

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