EDMA supports the concept of a Single Registration number, which will be helpful to identify and distinguish between manufacturers or their authorised representative.
It is, however, important that legislators choose the appropriate areas in which to require the use of the SRN. In most areas, the use of either the SRN or the UDI – but not both – should be required depending on its purpose. As an exception, because they are central and interlinked repositories of information, it is appropriate to include both the SRN and the UDI in the EUDAMED and UDI databases. The SRN should not be included on the device label because such a requirement would be both redundant and costly: all the information necessary to identify the manufacturer is already included on the label.
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