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Survey on 2D barcode for heparin and saline flush syringes

1. Has your facility had trouble scanning or reading the 2D data matrix barcode on *heparin flushes or sodium chloride flushes?

*Heparin and saline flushes are regulated as devices and have a Unique Device Identifier (UDI) instead of an NDC required on drug products. To learn about UDI, visit

Figure 1. Label of syringe at top of photo displays a linear barcode. Syringe at bottom of photo has 2D data matrix barcode.  

To learn about UDI, visit: