The GMDN Term is made up of several data elements, including the Term Name, GMDN Code and a Definition. As seen in this example:
– Term Name: ‘General-purpose syringe’
– GMDN Code: ‘47017’
– Definition: ‘A sterile device consisting of a calibrated barrel (cylinder) with plunger…’.
Using the GMDN Database members can search all the Term Names and Definitions for the appropriate description of their product. Once selected, the GMDN Code is made available to the member and then used for regulatory or data exchange purposes. Selected Codes are automatically added to the members ‘My Terms’ list for future reference and tracking for status changes by us.