16 November 2015

Edelmann guarantees three-fold security

The “Delegated Directive” on the EU counterfeiting guideline published by the European Commission on 2 October 2015 aims to individualise the packaging of prescription medicines with serialisation codes to enable identification and traceability to be guaranteed. This guideline is set to come into force as from the 1st quarter of 2019. In addition, the packaging must have a tamper verification feature so that any manipulation becomes evident. Edelmann, the pharmaceuticals packaging systems provider, recommends pharmaceuticals producers to guarantee the identification of their products firstly via serialisation and secondly, in addition, by verification of the original packaging using security features such as those used in bank note printing.


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Source: Press release Edelmann