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What is NDC database?

What is NDC database?

The NDC unfinished drugs database contains product listing data submitted for all unfinished drugs, including active pharmaceutical ingredients, drugs for further processing and bulk drug substances for compounding.

How do I find the NDC code?

This number, known as the NDC, identifies the labeler, product, and trade package size. The first segment, the labeler code, is assigned by the FDA. The NDC code can be found on the outside packaging of the drug. You can search with this number to find the exact drug you have.

What is DEA Class code?

At a Glance

Code / Value Meaning
0 Not a controlled drug
1 Used for research only
2 Most potential for abuse
3 Less potential for abuse than 2

What is 11 digit NDC number?

The NDC, or National Drug Code, is a unique 10-digit or 11-digit, 3-segment number, and a universal product identifier for human drugs in the United States. The 3 segments of the NDC identify: the labeler, the product, and the commercial package size.

What is a Schedule III drug?

Schedule III drugs, substances, or chemicals are defined as drugs with a moderate to low potential for physical and psychological dependence. Schedule III drugs abuse potential is less than Schedule I and Schedule II drugs but more than Schedule IV.

What does B mean in DEA?

B = Hospital/Clinic. C = Practitioner (i.e., a physician, dentist, veterinarian) D = Teaching Institution. E = Manufacturer.

What do the first 5 digits of an NDC number represent?

The NDC Labeler Code makes up the first segment of the complete NDC. A Labeler Code is five digits (with some exceptions for earlier codes, which may be only four) and identifies the company responsible for distributing the product in the United States.