The Advisory Committee on Blood and Tissue Safety and Availability (ACBTSA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has recommended that the Secretary of HSS take action in a step-wise, risk-based approach to establish use of ISBT 128 code in electronically readable format as a universal standard for mandatory implementation of unique donation numbers for all human tissue products.
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23 April 2015
Biotherapeutics Association of Australasia
The Biotherapeutics Association of Australasia supports the concept of global standardization using ISBT 128.
Read the statement of support here.
12 August 2013