Judgment of the Court (Eighth Chamber) of 23 April 2020

Deutsche Homöopathie-Union (DHU) Arzneimittel GmbH & Co. KG v Bundesrepublik Deutschland

Requests for a preliminary ruling from the Bundesverwaltungsgericht

References for a preliminary ruling — Medicinal products for human use — Directive 2001/83/EC — Articles 62 and 69 — Particulars on the labelling and package leaflet of homeopathic medicinal products — Exhaustive list of the particulars or possibility to add information that is useful to the patient and is compatible with the summary of product characteristics –Dosage schedules for homeopathic medicinal products

Joined Cases C-101/19 and C-102/19

Top of the page Documents in the Case
Document Date Name of the parties Subject-matter Curia EUR-Lex
Judgment (OJ)
26/06/2020 DHU Arzneimittel
23/04/2020 DHU Arzneimittel
EUR-Lex text EUR-Lex bilingual text
Application (OJ)
03/05/2019 DHU Arzneimittel
Request for a preliminary ruling
11/02/2019 DHU Arzneimittel
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Systematic classification scheme

4 Internal policy of the European Union
  4.11 Approximation of laws
    4.11.14 Pharmaceutical and cosmetic products Medicinal products for human use
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Citations of case-law or legislation

References in grounds of judgment

Operative part


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Date of the lodging of the application initiating proceedings

  • 11/02/2019

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Date of the hearing

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Date of delivery



Publication in the Official Journal

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Name of the parties

DHU Arzneimittel

Notes on Academic Writings

  1. Bassani, Vincent: Circulation des marchandises - Médicaments homéopathiques, Europe 2020, n° 6 Juin, Comm. 186 (FR)

Procedural Analysis Information

Source of the question referred for a preliminary ruling

Bundesverwaltungsgericht - Germany


  • Approximation of laws

Provisions of national law referred to

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Procedure and result

  • Reference for a preliminary ruling

Formation of the Court

huitième chambre (Cour)



Advocate General

Saugmandsgaard Øe

Language(s) of the Case

  • German

Language(s) of the Opinion

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