• Revisions to Labeling Requirements for Blood Products Coming in July 2012

    The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to release revisions to their labeling requirements for blood and blood components, including source plasma, in July of 2012 according to a 3 January posting in the Federal Register . The rule will transition the system to one that uses machine-readable information that will act as a replacement for the "ABC Codabar" system that presently exists.  The final rule will also consolidate most of the labeling requir...