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CFR - Code of Federal Regulations Title 21

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[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 8]
[Revised as of April 1, 2019]
[CITE: 21CFR801.20]
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TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER H--MEDICAL DEVICES

PART 801 -- LABELING

Subpart B--Labeling Requirements for Unique Device Identification

Sec. 801.20 Label to bear a unique device identifier.

(a) In general. (1) The label of every medical device shall bear a unique device identifier (UDI) that meets the requirements of this subpart and part 830 of this chapter.

(2) Every device package shall bear a UDI that meets the requirements of this subpart and part 830 of this chapter.

(b) Exceptions. Exceptions to the general rule of paragraph (a) of this section are provided by 801.30, 801.45, and 801.128(f)(2), and 801.55 provides a means to request an exception or alternative not provided by those provisions.

[78 FR 55818, Sept. 24, 2013]

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