Saudi Arabia

v. 2.1 – 12/05/17

Serialization Model Track and Trace when central reporting is implemented – Timeline TBD
Governing Body Saudi Food and Drug Administration (SFDA)
Compliance Date
  • March 21, 2015 – Labeling
  • March 21, 2017 – Serialization
  • January 1, 2019 – Aggregation
Randomization Requirements No
Data Repository Central reporting required – Technical Details TBD
Aggregation Requirements Not specifically required; Implied – Wholesalers and Distributors must comply with Track & Trace to mitigate counterfeiting
Saleable Unit Data Carrier
  • March 21, 2015: GS1 Data Matrix encoded with GTIN, Lot, and Expiry Date
  • March 12, 2017: GS1 Data Matrix encoded with GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Saleable Unit HRI
  • March 21, 2015: GTIN, Lot, and Expiry Date
  • March 21, 2017: GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Intermediate Package Data Carrier
  • March 21, 2015: GTIN, Lot, and Expiry Date
  • March 21, 2017: GTIN, Serial Number, Lot, and Expiry Date
Intermediate Package HRI Not Specified
Logistics Unit Data Carrier Not specified by legislation
Logistics Unit HRI Not specified by legislation
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