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The Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) of Switzerland is consulting the public on the draft revision of the ordinance on the licensing of medicinal products.

The draft proposes the following amendments:

  • more detailed specifications with regard to the license for the import, export and foreign trade of medicinal products
  • new license for the activities of brokers
  • simplifications with regard to the individual import of immunological medicinal products or blood/blood products
  • new regulation concerning the import of unauthorized medicinal products in small quantities by private individuals and by health professionals

The public consultation is open for this until November 3, 2018.