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The Registered Facilities Database Has Been Updated
The Registered Facilities Database has been updated and is now available to licensed facilities. The database contains the names and locations of all ICCBBA-registered facilities worldwide and their assigned Facility Identification Numbers (FINs). It is available both as an Excel file (Registered Facilities.xlsx) and as a tab-delimited text file (Registered Facilities.txt).
Both files are available in the password-protected area of the website. Amendments to entries in these tables should be notified to the ICCBBA office.
For US facilities registered and/or licensed with the FDA, the name and location of your facility—as it appears in the Registered Facilities Database—should match what appears on your FDA registration and/or license.
[10 February 2016]
Version 6.13.0 of the ISBT 128 Product Description Code Database is Now Available
Version 6.13.0 of the ISBT 128 Product Description Code Database is now available. The database can be downloaded from the Product Description Code Database page.
New Product Description Codes for—Blood, Cellular Therapy, Fecal Microbiota, In Vivo Diagnostic MPHO, HCT/P Medical Device, Milk Banking, Ocular, Organ Transplant, Plasma Derivative, Regenerated Tissue, Reproductive, Tissue, and Topical—products can be requested via their respective request forms found in the Subject Area of the ICCBBA website.
05 February 2016
Version 5.0.0 of the Special Testing General Database is Now Available
Version 5.0.0 of the Special Testing General database is now available.
The database and its associated Version Control Sheet can be found here.
[02 February 2016]
Public Comment Period – Terminology for Regenerated Tissue and Source Organ Products
The “Internationally Standardized Terminology for Regenerated Tissue and Source Organ Products” is now available for public comment. Feedback should be submitted by March 31, 2016.
- Click here for more details.
05 January 2016
IG-040 Implementation Guide: Use of ISBT 128 in North American Eye Banks v1.3.0 is Now Available
Version 1.3.0 of the “Implementation Guide: Use of ISBT 128 in North American Eye Banks” (IG-040) is now available.
- Click here to access the document.
29 December 2015
Updates to the ISBT 128 Standard Technical Specification and Other ICCBBA Documents
Version 5.4.0 of the “ISBT 128 Standard Technical Specification” (ST-001) is now available—click here to access the document.
Version 1.4.0 of the “ISBT 128 Standard Coding and Labeling of Medical Devices Using ISBT 128” (ST-011) is now available—click here to access the document.
Version 1.0.0 of the “Implementation Guide: Global Registration Identifier for Donors, Issuing Organization Number” (IG-039) is now available—click here to access the document.
30 October 2015
IG-038 Implementation Guide: Use of the Global Registration Identifier for Donors [Data Structure 037] v1.0.0 is Now Available
This Implementation Guide specifies the format and use of the Global Registration Identifier for Donors (GRID), which is represented in ISBT 128 by Data Structure 037. The guidance has been developed jointly by the WMDA and ICCBBA under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding.
Click here to access the document.
29 September 2015
ST-012 ISBT 128 and the Single European Code (SEC) v1.0.0 is Now Available
This document provides specific rules and guidance in the implementation of the SEC for ISBT 128 labeled products. This document also addresses specifications for software developers.
Click here to access the document.
30 June 2015
ICCBBA Board of Directors
ICCBBA is pleased to announce the appointment of two board members, Ineke Slaper-Cortenbach, PhD, and Diane Wilson, BSN, MSN/MHA. Both have a long association with ICCBBA and have previously served on the Board.
These appointments further expand the Board’s expertise in the areas of cellular therapy and tissue transplantation.
- Click here to view the full announcement.
19 June 2015
An Updated License Agreement is Now Available
The ICCBBA License Agreement for use of the ISBT 128 international standard for blood and transplant is now available to view.
The updated Agreement will go into effect 01 June 2015 for new registrations. For registrations prior to 01 June 2015, the new License Agreement will go into effect upon payment of annual license fees in 2016.
Click here to view the updated License Agreement.
14 May 2015
Updates to ICCBBA Documents
Five documents dealing with product coding have been updated – these documents include ST-011, IG-020, IG-021, IG-022, and IG-032.
The changes in the documents relate primarily to the new database structure and the ISBT 128 Product Lookup Program. The greatest number of changes are found in Encoding Product Information [Data Structures 003, 032, 033, and 034] - Tissues (IG-020). This document now discusses the use of different data structures for encoding product information.
ICCBBA Documents [e.g., Standards Documents (ST-xxx), Implementation Guidelines (IG-xxx), etc.] can be found here.
15 April 2015