Egypt

v. 4.0 – 09/12/17

Serialization Model Track and Trace
Governing Body Arab Republic of Egypt’s Ministry of Health & Population
Compliance Date
  • Manufacturers, Wholesalers, DCs,
    Importers

    • 1 Sept. 2017 – Register GTIN and GLN
    • 1 Feb. 2018 – Systems and Devices for barcode handling and e-Linking in place
    • 1 June 2018 – GS1 2D Barcode and Aggregation to the shipping case
  • Pharmacies
    • 1 Dec. 2017 – Obtain GLN and submit to MoH
    • 1 Feb. 2018 – Systems and Devices for barcode handling and e-Linking in place
    • 1 June 2018 – Read pharmaceutical product data using 2D Barcode
Randomization Requirements Yes – randomization requirements not specified
Aggregation Requirements Yes – 1 June 2018 must aggregate to the shipping case level
Reporting Requirements Product information sent to Central Administration for Pharmaceutical Affairs (CAPA)
Data Repositories
  • CAPA to create master data repository
  • Currently undefined – anticipated 1 Feb. 2018
Saleable Unit Data Carrier GS1 Data Matrix encoded with GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Saleable Unit HRI GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Intermediate Package Data Carrier GS1 Data Matrix encoded with GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Intermediate Package HRI GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Logistics Unit Data Carrier SSCC, GS1-128
Logistics Unit HRI N/A
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