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Worldwide Regulatory Updates

January 20, 2019

TraceLink continuously monitors emerging and evolving track and trace regulations around the world. View updates from the past week, and other recent developments below.


  • Version 1.1 of the Medicines Barcoding and Serialization Guidelines document was published. The changes to this version included adjustments to the mandatory and optional fields.

European Union


  • An updated background summary was circulated on the upcoming barcoding, serialization, and reporting requirements that will be phased in from 2020 to 2025.


  • The Ministry of Health circulated an outline of discussions for a proposed new electronic Product Information Leaflet, which will include a QR code.

Saudi Arabia

  • Formal updates have not yet been published concerning the January 7 deadline and SFDA enforcement of those regulations.
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