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FDA on drug bar codes

“Bar Code Label Requirements—Questions and Answers” is a new draft guidance available from FDA explaining bar-code labeling requirements and their application to human drug and biological products.

Certain products are required to contain a bar code with the drug’s NDC number. The idea is to reduce the number of medication errors in hospitals and other heathcare centers by using scanning equipment to verify that the right drug in the right dose and the right route of administration is being given to the right patient at the right time.

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