IFA Guidelines

You can find the terms & conditions along with explanations to the different types of orders in our guidelines. Please note: All IFA guidelines are only available in German.

Richtlinien zur Meldung von Artikel- und Adressdaten
Information on product and address data including the following notification options in detail: IFA forms, EAD file as well as Excel order file for PZN pre-allocation and  Excel order file for first publication.

Richtlinien für die Zuteilung von Pharmazentralnummern
Requirements for registered products and their suppliers; rules for the PZN pre-allocation.

Richtlinien bei Neuaufnahmen
Method, background information and exceptions for new entries of medicinal products which require either authorization or registration.

Richtlinien zu Artikelstatus und Statuswechsel
What are the guidelines for products which are discontinued, withdrawn from the market, non-marketable and deleted articles.

Richtlinien zu IFA-Darreichungsformen
Explanation of abbreviations for pharmaceutical forms of medicinal products.

IFA Codingsystem
SecurPharm
Informationsstelle für Arzneispezialitäten – IFA GmbH