NO: Product groups and vnr-series in Norway

All products in Vareregisteret are grouped into 9 different product groups, and the article numbers are either Nordic article number or National article number:

No  Product group  Article number series  Type 
1 Medicines with MA (marketing authorisation) 00 00 01 –
19 99 9937 00 00 –
59 99 99
Nordic 
2 Pharmacy produced medicines 20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National
3 Commodities incl. medical equipment and products approved for reimbursement by the Norwegian Health Economics 80 00 00 –
99 99 99
National
4 Chemicals 20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National
5 Medicinal herbs 20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National
6 Unlicensed medicines / Medicines without MA (marketing authorisation) 20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National
7 Homeopathic and anthroposophic medicines 20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National
8 Natural remedies and herbal medicinal products incl. traditional and well-established medicinal herbs 00 00 01 –
19 99 9937 00 00 –
59 99 99
Nordic 
9 Miscellaneous
incl. work rates, packaging, publications, supplies
20 00 00 –
36 99 99
National

Nordic article numbers are assigned by the Pharmaceutical information Centre for products with marketing authorisation.

National article numbers are assigned by Farmalogg. Assigned article numbers are the property of Farmalogg AS. The national article numbers are meant for use in Norway only.