The new EU Medical Device Regulation (MDR) has been designed to ensure the efficacy and safety of all medical devices marketed within the EU. Increasing traceability is a key component of that. For the first time, every medical device for sale in EU member states must display a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) code. But not all coding solutions are up to the job.
In 2020, the face mask market experienced explosive growth, and it’s showing no signs yet of slowing down*. But as companies switch to manufacturing masks to meet this surge in demand for critical supplies, there are certain criteria they need to fulfil to produce regulatory-compliant products.