27 December 2017

[Reminder] Changes In The Mode Of Dispensing Of The Medicine(Ethyl Chloride)

Reference: CIR-2017-SHN0803


To: All Healthcare Facilities - Private Sector /Dubai

Subject: Changes in the mode of dispensing of the medicine (Ethyl Chloride)

In accordance with the recommendations of the Ministryof Health and Prevention (MOHP) and on the security and safety of society and for the preservation of public health and recommendations of the Higher Committee for Registration and Drug Pricing meeting No. 128/2017 on the date 6/12/2017 and directions of MOHP and laws and decisions in place to raise public health and patient safety and the local health authorities in the State to regulate the consumption, distribution and dispensing of medications, Narcoticdrugs, Psychotropic substances and Controlled and Semi-Controlled drugs, it has been decided to amend the method of dispensing of the above-mentioned drug category to a Semi-Controlled drug (SCD) and all health facilities must adhere to this circular in accordance with the instructions in this regard.

  • To avoid any violations or penalties all health facilities must adhere to this Circular in accordance with the instructions in this regard.
  • For more information, kindly contact the support office in Health Regulation Department on :

Telephone: 045022901- / 5022996

 Email address:
for full details of the circular , please refer to the following link:

with Regards, Dubai Health Authority

Supporting Documents:

تعميم خارجي تعميم رقم 128 بشأن تعديل صرف الصنف الدوائيEthyl Chloride.pdf:

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