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: Health Canada Drug Id Number - JSON Representation

Active as of 2021-10-04

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  "resourceType" : "CodeSystem",
  "id" : "ca-hc-din",
  "text" : {
    "status" : "generated",
    "div" : "<div xmlns=\"http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml\"><p>This code system <code>http://hl7.org/fhir/NamingSystem/ca-hc-din</code> defines many codes, but they are not represented here</p></div>"
  "url" : "http://hl7.org/fhir/NamingSystem/ca-hc-din",
  "identifier" : [
      "system" : "urn:ietf:rfc:3986",
      "value" : "urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.5.1105"
  "version" : "4.0.1",
  "name" : "HcDIN",
  "title" : "Health Canada Drug Id Number",
  "status" : "active",
  "experimental" : false,
  "date" : "2021-10-04T00:00:00-04:00",
  "publisher" : "Health Canada",
  "contact" : [
      "name" : "Health Canada,Health Canada"
  "description" : "A Drug Identification Number (DIN) is a computer-generated eight digit number assigned by Health Canada to a drug product prior to being marketed in Canada. It uniquely identifies all drug products sold in a dosage form in Canada and is located on the label of prescription and over-the-counter drug products that have been evaluated and authorized for sale in Canada.  A DIN uniquely identifies the following product characteristics:\r\n\r\n *  manufacturer\r\n *  product name\r\n *  active ingredient(s)\r\n *  strength(s) of active ingredient(s)\r\n *  pharmaceutical form, and\r\n *  route of administration.\r\n\r\nNote: The number has a leading zero.\r\n\r\nFurther information about this Code System can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/drug-products/applications-submissions/guidance-documents/regulatory-requirements-drug-identification-numbers/document.html",
  "caseSensitive" : false,
  "content" : "not-present"