Information service provider for the pharmaceutical market

IFA GmbH is an information service provider for the pharmaceutical market and provides information services including economic and legal information for goods sold in pharmacies in Germany.

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for today, 10/03/2022

Date of publication: 11/01/2022

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Days to deadline

PZN first publication:

10/12/2022 (Wednesday)

9

Product changes:

10/13/2022 (Thursday)

10

Product changes (price reduction):

10/04/2022 (Thuesday)

1

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Changing product data 

Due to current problems with the processing of Anlage C - Product Changes, please use the EAD file or alternatively IFA-Auftragstabelle C – Product Changes for notification.

IFA Publication Calendar

All publication dates at a glance and in addition the annual overview:

IFA Publication Calendar 2022
IFA Publication Calendar 2023

IFA Database

How are product data transferred from the supplier to the data recipients? Follow the flow of data from first publication into the database to the usage of data recipients’ IT systems.

Prospective and new customers

You would like to publish PZN for your products? Detailed information on how to become a customer at the IFA: New Customers

Notification Order Documents

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

Changing product data

Request for EAD, product and address data 

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

Unique Device Identification 

IFA Coding System for medical devices
Use according to the regulations
(EU) 2017/745 and (EU) 2017/746.

Specification UDI - IFA Coding System for Medical Devices

Counterfeiting Protection 

IFA Coding System for counterfeit protection – detailed information is provided by these documents:

Information on implementing the counterfeit protection FMD [DE]
PPN Code Specification for Retail Packaging

Pharmacy Product Number 

Get an overview on the IFA Coding System pages and learn more, how the PZN becomes the PPN and the possible global use of the PPN.

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