HL7 Terminology (THO)
3.0.0 - Publication

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NamingSystem: Active Ingredient Group Number

Summary

Defining URLhttp://terminology.hl7.org/NamingSystem/v3-hc-aign
NameHcAIGN
Statusactive
Definition

The AIG number is a 10 digit number that identifies products that have the same active ingredient(s) and ingredient strength(s). The AIG is comprised of three portions:

  • the first portion (2 digits) identifies the number of active ingredients
  • the second portion(5 digits) identifies the unique groups of active ingredients(s);
  • the last portion (3 digits) identifies the active ingredient group strength. The strength group has a tolerance of -2% to +10%.

Further information about this Code System can be found at https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/drug-products/drug-product-database/terminology.html

PublisherHealth Canada

Identifiers

TypeValuePreferredPeriodComment
OID2.16.840.1.113883.5.1106true
URIhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-hc-aigntrue2021-03-22 --> (ongoing)Official canonical URL going forward.
URIhttp://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/drug-products/drug-product-database-4falseMaintained for backward compatibility.