Nordic Number Centre (NNC)

The administration of the Vnr system is under responsibility of the Nordic Number Centre (NNC) [1], located at Pharmaca Health Intelligence Oy (Lääketietokeskus Oy), Helsinki, Finland.

Each manufacturer with products on the Nordic pharmaceutical market is responsible for informing NNC/PIC of any changes regarding Nordic Article Numbers.

Routines for information and cooperation between manufacturers and NNC are specified by NNC, and available through the Vnr service ( and e-mail

[1] On behalf of the Nordic country organisations Dansk Lægemiddel Information A/S in Denmark, Pharmaca Health Intelligence Oy in Finland, The Icelandic Federation of Trade, Legemiddelindustriforeningen in Norway, and Läkemedelsindustriföreningens Service AB, LIF, in Sweden.