HL7 Terminology (THO)
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CodeSystem: Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII)

Official URL: http://fdasis.nlm.nih.gov Version: 1.0.0
Active as of 2022-08-23 Responsible: U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Computable Name: UNII
Other Identifiers: : urn:oid:2.16.840.1.113883.4.9

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A UNII is a non-proprietary, free, unique, unambiguous, nonsemantic, alphanumeric identifier based on a substance’s molecular structure and/or descriptive information. UNII identifiers are generated based on scientific identity characteristics using ISO 11238 data elements. UNII availability does not imply any regulatory review or approval. Synonyms and mappings are based on the best public information available at the time of publication.

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This CodeSystem is not used here; it may be used elsewhere (e.g. specifications and/or implementations that use this content)

This code system http://fdasis.nlm.nih.gov defines many codes, but they are not represented here


History

DateActionCustodianAuthorComment
2022-08-23createTSMGReuben DanielsAdded Unique Ingredient Identifier (UNII) Code System Metadata Record; UP-289