The Medical Device Data Dictionary 1.4.1 has been released.

·        Twelve attributes have been removed and twenty two have been added.

·        User stories have also been added to help the user to understand the requirement for each piece of data requested.

·        Attribute validation rules that could cause a rejection of a suppliers data are collated in one place.

·        All attributes have been allocated a priority status of either 1, 2 or 3. The priority 1 attributes represent the minimum data requirements needed to automate the delivery of an initial load and ongoing maintenance of product information from suppliers to the MDE service via the GS1 global data synchronization network. (GDSN)

There has been no change to the published compliance time line.

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