COVID-19: Authorisations for the temporary import and distribution of human medicines – Update
22 January 2021 – In Ordinance 3 on Measures to Combat the Coronavirus (Covid-19 Ordinance 3, SR 818.101.24), the Federal Council has issued provisions designed to ensure the supply of important medical goods. Based on Art. 22 para. 3 of this Ordinance, Swissmedic can approve the import of essentially identical medicinal products as a short-term solution for any temporary non-availability of medicinal products. In application of this provision, Swissmedic has published a table that lists the temporary import and distribution licences granted by Swissmedic on the basis of the Covid-19 Ordinance.
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