The following FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) consist of recurring questions to IFA GmbH. They are grouped under a topic and followed by their answer. If your question is not mentioned, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

The data is output in ASCII format.

Given that it is raw data, it first requires programming of the data.

As a neutral and central service provider for standardised and quality-assured information in the health sector, IFA GmbH is committed to harmonising data and provides raw data.

These offer data recipients the possibility to adapt the data to their specific needs and requirements and to implement it, for example, in enterprise resource planning systems.

Compressed files (ZIP files) can be unpacked / unzipped with appropriate packing programmes.

Common operating systems such as Windows or Mac OS X have integrated packing programmes. Alternatively, there are programmes on the Internet for this purpose.

Notification Order Documents

Please use always current excel order files and PDF forms from the page notification order documents for submitting orders to IFA.

Product and adress data

EAD, product and address data

Request a current EAD file for a change order, a product range file or your address data with IFA Supplier Number. Request for EAD, product and adress data


Use of IFA forms 

To view and complete the PDF documents, Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is required which is available free of charge from the Adobe website.

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