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Global Serialization Deadlines Approaching

By August 4, 2015April 30th, 2018Serialization, Upcoming Events

Serialization is  a global phenomenon. Various countries, representing more than 70% of the world population, have legislation or laws that govern the drug supply chain. The first wave of serialization in the global markets started with Turkey and Argentina in 2009. It was soon followed by China, South Korea, US, and Brazil. The new deadlines from these countries are quickly approaching.  Email [email protected] if you need help to sort them out.

MarketsRegulatory RequirementDeadline
Saudi Arabia2D LabelsMarch 2015
United StatesDSCSA Product Trace for dispensersDelayed to Nov. 2015
ChinaAll imports with barcode, aggregation, and data reporting to central data repositoryDecember
South KoreaEssential drug list products serialized and aggregatedDecember 2015
Brazil3 LotsDecember 2015