Dear all,

The Production release of the April 2023 SNOMED CT® International Edition is now available to all users, from the MLDS distribution site.

All files distributed for the April 2023 International Edition are available from the "April 2023 v1.0" version in the "SNOMED CT International Edition" project, which can be found on the "SNOMED Releases" page in MLDS, accessed here:

The SNOMED CT International Edition contains SNOMED CT files in Release Format 2 (RF2) only, distributed in a zipped file archive:


The Release Notes ("doc_SnomedCTReleaseNotes_Current-en-US_INT_20230430.pdf") can be downloaded as distinct files from the same MLDS release version, or accessed online:

Those Members using MLDS as their distribution site will find that their affiliates have access to the new release automatically.

All vendors and affiliates should please contact their National Release Centre (NRC) for information on when the latest release package will be available for download from the NRC website. Contact details for all NRC's can be found here -

Please refresh your memory of all major changes to this upcoming release, as published on the Early Visibility page here:, and in the Release Notes (where changes to the final Production package made throughout the Release cycle are logged).  

NOTE:  Please read the notice in the Early Visibility notes in the "Technical Updates" section of the Release Notes regarding the Proposal to move the International Monthly release date to the first of each month, and all of the associated information.

If you have any questions about the April 2023 International Edition release, or have difficulties downloading the files from the distribution site, please contact SNOMED International at with "April 2023 International Edition release question" in the subject line.  

Kind regards, 

Andrew Atkinson  |  Release Manager 

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