GMDN Agency

The GMDN Agency is responsible for the Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN) used to identify medical devices.



  1. Make the most of your account: Useful links

    We want to make it easy for users to navigate our website. Get quick access to important features of your account with some useful links to get you started. Save the page to come back to for ease.

    27 Jan 2022 · Service Notice
  2. The value of a globally harmonised nomenclature for medical devices

    The GMDN Agency has a core role in facilitating greater harmonisation and supporting shared data to benefit regulators, manufacturers, healthcare professionals and the public.

    07 Apr 2022
  3. Adding value to medical device’s master data

    The GMDN forms a critical element within an organisation’s master data strategy. The use of a single recognised nomenclature allows accurate insights to drive innovation within the industry.

    07 Apr 2022
  4. The growing benefits of one medical device nomenclature

    Having one medical device nomenclature provides confidence to all organisations or individuals that the definitions of products are globally recognised, leading to enhanced patient safety.

    07 Apr 2022

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