National Drug Code (NDC)~
- National Drug Code (NDC)
- A field that exists in the DRUG file (#50), ITEM MASTER file (#441 ) and NDF. With some formatting adjustments the field is used to match entries in otherwise unlinked files and open the door for comparative displays and reports. The code itself contains a maximum of 12 digits. The first six digits are the manufacturers code, the next four are the product code, and the last two digits are the package code.
Source: Drug Accountability/Inventory Interface V. 3.0 User Manual
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