CEN ISO/TS 16791:2020

Health informatics - Requirements for international machine-readable coding of medicinal product package identifiers (ISO/TS 16791:2020)

Publication date:   Nov 17, 2020

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 14, 2020

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CEN/TC 251 Health informatics

Technical Specification

35.240.80   IT applications in health care technology

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This document provides guidelines on identification and labelling of medicinal products from the point of manufacture of packaged medicinal product to the point of dispensing the product.
This document outlines best practice for AIDC barcoding solutions for applications. Users can, however, consider the coding interoperability requirements for other AIDC technologies, e.g. Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

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CEN ISO/TS 16791:2015

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CEN ISO/TS 16791:2020
60.60 Standard published
Oct 14, 2020