The Production release of the July 2019 SNOMED CT® International Edition is now available to everyone, from the MLDS distribution site.

The July release contains 4,411 new concepts and 44,638 changes covering many domains including improvements from the Quality Initiative and Anatomy work, and you can see more detail on the included content changes in the SNOMED CT July 2019 International Edition - SNOMED International Release notes.  This release also contains one of the biggest changes to the structure of SNOMED CT since RF2 with the move away from stated relationships to OWL. 

All files distributed for the July 2019 International Edition are available from the  “July 2019 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_20190731.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 changes to this release (and future releases), as published on the Early Visibility page and in the Release Notes in sections "Technical updates" plus "Resolved Issues" (where all changes to the final Production package made throughout the Alpha, Beta and Member Release cycles are logged).  In addition, section "Logic Profile Enhancements" of the Release Notes contains links to documentation and instructional videos regarding the new Description Logic and OWL enhancements.

If you have any questions about the July 2019 International Edition, or have difficulties downloading the files from the distribution site, please contact SNOMED International at with “July 2019 International Edition release question” in the subject line.