European Commission: Amendment to Article 22 of the Delegated Regulation (EU) 2016/161 – Update

As stated on 21st January, EMVO would like to provide you with further details regarding the European Commission’s proposal to amend Article 22 DR (2016).

We can confirm that the European Commission has officially granted a temporary derogation from the obligation of wholesalers to decommission the unique identifier of products exported to the United Kingdom until 31st December 2021.

This new information will be reflected in our Brexit Q&A article shortly.

In case of any questions or uncertainty, please do not hesitate to contact NMVO Support (

Kind regards,

European Medicines Verification Organisation

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