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News: The regulatory submission's units of standards are now adopted by the FDA

The Unified Code for Units of Measure (UCUM) now has the latest set of codes, which can be used for electronic submissions for drugs and biologics, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is on full consideration with these new codes.

According to the FDA, the codes have fewer ambiguities in electronic communication and each defined unit has an assigned concise semantics. FDA says it wants drugmakers to use UCUM coding for drug establishment registration, drug listing and in the content of product labeling in regulatory submissions as it offers a single coding system for units of measure