The applicable medicine chest inventories are now available for digital download - in standard PDF format and in Excel format. Both versions are accompanied by guidelines. The most recent version will always be available from this webpage.
Update May 14th. 2018 (New versions on approved alternatives v.1.0.5)
Category A =
Ships with permission for worldwide voyages.
Category A MFAG A1
Ships with permission for worldwide voyages and carrying dangerous goods
and more than 24 hours to evacuation.
Category A MFAG A2
= Ships with permission for worldwide voyages and carrying dangerous goods
and less than 24 hours to evacuation
Category B = Ships with permission up to 175 NM from EU/ECC coasts.
Category B MFAG B = Ships with permission up to 175 NM from EU/ECC coasts and carrying dangerous goods.
New guidelines for Support vessels
Support vessels´outfitting with medicaments (Annex 1) can be equated to the following
Category C = Ships with permission no more than 25 NM from EU/ECC coasts.
Category C MFAG C = Ships with permission no more than 25 NM from EU/ECC coasts and carrying dangerous goods.
Category CR = Supplement to categories A, B and C (Lifeboats and liferafts: Supplement type CR)
Category P = Supplement to passenger ships categories A, B and C.
Exemption for active pharmaceutical Ingredients
The Danish Maritime Authority and Radio Medical Denmark have drawn up a list of approved alternatives to be used when it is not possible to purchase the correct active pharmaceutical ingredients. For download in Excel format.
If it is possible to purchase active pharmaceutical ingredients from the list of approved alternatives with the correct concentration and method of administration, it is not necessary to apply for exemption from the DMA.
Labelling and user instruction are found in the list as well.
List of approved alternatives v.1.0.5
If the active pharmaceutical ingredients cannot be purchased according to the inventory or to the list, an exemption is needed. An online exemption form is available from this webpage in cooperation with the pharmacy/retailer.
If you have any questions, please contact the Centre for Maritime Health Service.