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Superseded by - Production release package.

Production release package

SNOMED CT release package that is a final, formally endorsed release intended for live use in appropriately licensed operational systems.


  1. Production release packages represent the authoritative releases of the product, and implementers can use the components and derivatives in operational clinical systems with confidence in the subsequent maintenance of the product.
  2. Production release status indicates that the releasing party (SNOMED International or the owner of the Extension) commits to maintain the release history of this release and all subsequent updates. Thus from the first production release onwards, the historical audit trail will be maintained throughout the product’s lifetime.


  • Production release
  • Production package

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