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Code System Owner


Health Canada; Health Products and Food Branch

Daniel Buijs


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Code System Maintainer (Steward)Name

Health Canada; Health Products and Food Branch

Daniel Buijs


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Code System PublisherName

Canada Health Infoway

Phone number(416) 979-4606
Address150 King Street West, Suite 1300 Toronto, Ontario M5H 1J9
Code System NamesFormal name of the code systemCanadian Clinical Drug Data Set
Short name of the code systemCCDD
Code System Technical IdentifiersHTA-endorsed URI
HTA-endorsed OID2.16.840.1.113883.
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Code System InformationLink

The Canadian Clinical Drug Data Set provides codes for identification and a consistent approach to naming of medications and some medical devices in Canada. It has been designed and developed to reflect current clinical practice and safety advice and is freely available for use in digital health solutions and design applications.

CCDD is available in English and Canadian French

To request content changes, send an email to

Arrangement or agreements with HL7 for use of content
No specific agreements with HL7
Version management
The CCDD is published monthly.  Versions are identified by the date.
Code System Copyright, Intellectual Property and LicensingCopyright Statement
Copyright Information
Intellectual Property Information
Licensing Information

The Canadian Clinical Drug Data Set is licensed by Health Canada

Disclaimer: No Warranty

The Information is licensed “as is”, and the Information Provider excludes all representations, warranties, obligations, and liabilities, whether express or implied, to the maximum extent permitted by law.

The Information Provider is not liable for any errors or omissions in the Information, and will not under any circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other loss, injury or damage caused by its use or otherwise arising in connection with this licence or the Information, even if specifically advised of the possibility of such loss, injury or damage.  

Health Canada is the federal regulator of therapeutic products and does not provide medical advice on the use of the products identified in this database. For information related to treatment options, choices of medications and their uses, illnesses, side effects or drug interactions, please contact your health care professional. For information on where these products are sold, please contact the individual company directly.

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HTA review statusLast review date20210415
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