The Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID) contains key device identification information submitted to the FDA about medical devices that have Unique Device Identifiers (UDI).

The FDA is establishing the unique device identification system to adequately identify devices sold in the U.S.- from manufacturing through distribution to patient use. You can use AccessGUDID to search for specific medical devices or download all the GUDID data at once. AccessGUDID also offers RSS feeds and APIs to connect you directly to the data.



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Posted: March 1, 2023

AccessGUDID API changes to include UMLS API authentication using API Key

AccessGUDID API calls for SNOMED information have been updated to accept a UMLS API Key for authentication.

This change reduces the burden on users, with the new option requiring a single API call to retrieve data instead of multiple API calls.

The two AccessGUDID APIs affected by this are Device SNOMED API , Implantable List API . The Implantable List download also supports API Key authentication.

Here are a few examples of these resources with either single-use ticket or API Key:

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