Government no-deal Brexit planning update: Critical goods for government-secured freight capacity

The Government has announced what will be considered ‘critical goods’ and therefore be eligible for government-secured freight capacity in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Specifically, for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), this includes:

  • Human Medicines, covering Prescription-only, Pharmacy and General Sales List Medicines, clinical trials and children’s vitamins (for import and export)
  • Medical Devices and Clinical Consumables, considered to be Category 1 (for import and export)
  • Vaccines (for import only)
  • Nutritional Specialist Feeds, including Infant Milk Formula (for import only)
  • Biological materials such as blood, organs, tissues and cells (for import only)

Source: Critical Goods for Government-Secured Freight Capacity: A List of Category 1 Goods

The announcement states that these are ‘goods which are critical to the preservation of human or animal welfare’.

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Published on 12. March 2019 in News EU, News UK