It appears that Ali Health, who run the existing China serialisation electronic supervision system that issues serial numbers for Chinese product, have announced that they will be suspending the system. This follows the Chinese authorities suspending the current serialisation legislation requirements earlier this year, as I reported in a previous blog.
The consequence, for those companies who have not stopped serialising product for China already, is that they will no longer be able to obtain serial numbers for product and, therefore, will be forced to stop serialising. Time to roll-out the packaging Change Controls…
As soon as I hear more on the new Chinese legislation I will let you know in a future blog.
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