Guidance: Medicines that you cannot export from the UK or hoard

first_imgThis document lists the medicines that cannot be exported from the UK or hoarded. The list is updated regularly.The government has produced guidance on export and hoarding of restricted medicines.In October 2019 a letter to holders of a wholesale dealer licence was sent out about the restrictions on parallel exports.From 1 January 2021 you may no longer be able to export branded medicines that have been placed on the UK market to countries in the European Economic Area (EEA). Check the guidance on changes to the exhaustion of Intellectual Property rights and parallel trade from 1 January 2021.Hoarding or exporting a medicine on the list is considered a breach of regulation 43(2) of the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 and a contravention of the wholesale dealer licence and may lead to regulatory action by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), which could include immediate suspension of the wholesale dealer licence.last_img

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