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Detailed structure and explanatory notes

COICOP code 06.1

Structure   Notes

  • Division: 06 - Health
  • Group: 06.1 - Medical products, appliances and equipment


This Group is divided into the following Classes:

  • 06.1.1 - Pharmaceutical products (ND)
  • 06.1.2 - Other medical products (ND)
  • 06.1.3 - Therapeutic appliances and equipment (D)

Explanatory note

This group covers medicaments, prostheses, medical appliances and equipment and other health-related products purchased by individuals or households, either with or without a prescription, usually from dispensing chemists, pharmacists or medical equipment suppliers. They are intended for consumption or use outside a health facility or institution. Such products supplied directly to outpatients by medical, dental and paramedical practitioners or to in-patients by hospitals and the like are included in outpatient services (06.2) or hospital services (06.3).

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