Barcode Intelligence - Component - FDA Recall

The Component – FDA Recall API provides users product recall information from the US Food & Drug Administration. Recall information is available for food products, pharmaceuticals, and medical devices.

Getting Started

Sample Use Cases

  • A hospital customer scans the barcode of a medical device, and wants to know if there are any active recalls before implanting it in a patient.
  • A pharmacy customer scans the barcode of a bottle of pills, and wants to know if there are any active recalls before using it to fill a prescription.

Device Specifications

No device is required to consume this API.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs)

  • Throughput: Based on pricing plan selected. Basic = 1 call every 2 seconds.
  • Uptime: 99%
  • Response Time: Average is < 200ms.

Tags

Searches, Barcode

Authentication

A Zebra Savanna application key is required for using and testing this API. See the Getting Started Guide for instructions on obtaining a key.

FDA Recall

Method
Description

GET

Get Food Recall Information by UPC

https://api.zebra.com/v2/tools/recalls/food/upc

Returns food recall notices for a given UPC code

GET

Get Device Recall Information by Description

https://api.zebra.com/v2/tools/recalls/device/description

Returns medical device recall notices for a given description

GET

Get Drug Recall Information by Description

https://api.zebra.com/v2/tools/recalls/drug/description

Returns drug recall notices for a given description

GET

Get Drug Recall Information by UPC

https://api.zebra.com/v2/tools/recalls/drug/upc

Returns FDA drug recall notices for a UPC code