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кратка характеристика на продукта: дозировка, взаимодействия, странични ефекти.

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РАЗДЕЛ 1. ИДЕНТИФИКАЦИЯ НА ВЕЩЕСТВОТО/СМЕСТА И НА

ДРУЖЕСТВОТО/ПРЕДПРИЯТИЕТО

1.1 Идентификатори на продукта

Име на Продукта

Klercide WFI Quality Water

Код на продукта

116151E

Употреба на

веществото/сместа

Междинен продукт

Вид на веществото

Смес

Само за професионална употреба.

Информация за

разредения продукт

Не се предоставя информация за разредения продукт.

1.2 Идентифицирани употреби на веществото или сместа, които са от значение, и

употреби, които не се препоръчват

Идентифицирани употреби

Консервиращо и дезинфекциращо средство. Производствена

вода

Препоръчителни

ограничения при употреба

Само за индустриална и професионална употреба.

1.3 Подробни данни за доставчика на информационния лист за безопасност

Фирма

Еколаб ЕООД

бул. Цариградско шосе 115А

BG-1784 София, България 02 976 80 33 (от 9 до 17:30 ч.)

csbulgaria@ecolab.com

1.4 Телефонен номер при спешни случаи

Телефонен номер при

спешни случаи

02 976 80 33 (от 9 до 17:30 ч.)

Телефон на Центъра за

информация по отровите

02 915 44 09 (Клиника по токсикология при УМБАЛСМ

"Н.П.Пирогов")

Дата на

съставяне/преработка

01.09.2014

Издание

РАЗДЕЛ 2. ОПИСАНИЕ НА ОПАСНОСТИТЕ

2.1 Класифициране на веществото или сместа

Класификация (РЕГЛАМЕНТ (ЕО) № 1272/2008)

Не е опасна субстанция или смес.

Класификация (67/548/EEC, 1999/45/EC)

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Продуктът не подлежи на класифициране съгласно директивите на ЕС или според

съответното национално законодателство.

За пълния текст на R фразите, споменати в тази Секция, виж Секция 16.

За пълния текст на Н-изразите, упоменати в този раздел, виж Раздел 16.

2.2 Елементи на етикета

Етикетиране (РЕГЛАМЕНТ (ЕО) № 1272/2008)

Не е опасна субстанция или смес.

2.3 Други опасности

Неизвестни.

РАЗДЕЛ 3. СЪСТАВ/ИНФОРМАЦИЯ ЗА СЪСТАВКИТЕ

3.2 Смеси

Забележки

Няма опасни съставки

РАЗДЕЛ 4. МЕРКИ ЗА ПЪРВА ПОМОЩ

4.1 Описание на мерките за първа помощ

В случай на контакт с очите

Изплакнете с вода.

В случай на контакт с

кожата

Изплакнете с вода.

В случай на поглъщане

Изплакете устата. Потърсете медицинска помощ, ако се

появят признаци на неразположение.

В случай на вдишване

Потърсете медицинска помощ, ако се появят признаци на

неразположение.

4.2 Най-съществени остри и настъпващи след известен период от време симптоми и

ефекти

Вижте раздел 11 за по-подробна информация за въздействията върху човешкото здраве и

свързаните с тях симптоми.

4.3 Указание за необходимостта от всякакви неотложни медицински грижи и специално

лечение

Лечение

Не са идентифицирани специални мерки.

РАЗДЕЛ 5. ПРОТИВОПОЖАРНИ МЕРКИ

5.1 Пожарогасителни средства

Подходящи

пожарогасителни средства:

Прилагайте мерки за пожарогасене, подходящи за

конкретните обстоятелства и заобикалящата среда.

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Неподходящи

пожарогасителни средства

Неизвестни.

5.2 Особени опасности, които произтичат от веществото или сместа

Специфични опасности при

пожарогасене

Не е запалимо или горивно

Опасни продукти при

горене

Продукти на разлагането могат да бъдат следните

материали:

Въглеродни оксиди

Aзотни оксиди (NOx)

Серни оксиди

Оксиди на фосфора

5.3 Съвети за пожарникарите

специални предпазни

средства за пожарникарите

: Носете лични предпазни средства.

Допълнителна информация

: Остатъците от пожара и замърсената вода от пожарогасене

да се изхвърлят в съответствие с местните нормативни

актове.

РАЗДЕЛ 6. МЕРКИ ПРИ АВАРИЙНО ИЗПУСКАНЕ

6.1 Лични предпазни мерки, предпазни средства и процедури при спешни случаи

ЗА ПЕРСОНАЛ, КОЙТО НЕ

ОТГОВАРЯ ЗА СПЕШНИ

СЛУЧАИ

Разгледайте предпазните мерки, описани в раздели 7 и 8.

ЗА ЛИЦАТА, ОТГОВОРНИ

ЗА СПЕШНИ СЛУЧАИ

Ако при овладяването на разлива се налага носенето на

специализирано облекло, разгледайте внимателно

информацията в раздел 8 за подходящи и неподходящи

материали.

6.2 Предпазни мерки за опазване на околната среда

Предпазни мерки за

опазване на околната

среда

Не се изискват специални мерки за опазване на околната

среда.

6.3 Методи и материали за ограничаване и почистване

Средства за почистване

Спрете теча, ако е безопасно.Разпространението на разлива

да се ограничи като разсипаното количество препарат се

събере посредством негорим абсорбиращ материал, (напр.

пясък, пръст, вермикулит или диатомитова пръст) и се

изхвърли в контейнер за обезвреждане, съгласно местните

или национални разпоредби (виж раздел 13).Отмийте

остатъците с вода.При големи разливи, разсипаният

материал да се огради със защитен насип или да се ограничи

по друг начин, така че да се възпрепятства

разпространението му до воден път.

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6.4 Позоваване на други раздели

Вижте раздел 1 за контакти в случай на спешност.

За лична защита вижте раздел 8.

Вижте раздел 13 за допълнителна информация за начините на третиране на отпадъци.

РАЗДЕЛ 7. РАБОТА И СЪХРАНЕНИЕ

7.1 Предпазни мерки за безопасна работа

Указания за безопасна

работа с продукта

Не се изискват специални указания.

Хигиенни мерки

Не са идентифицирани специални мерки.

7.2 Условия за безопасно съхраняване, включително несъвместимости

Изисквания за складови

площи и опаковки

Да се съхранява извън обсега на деца. Съдът да се

съхранява плътно затворен. Съхранявайте в подходящи и

снабдени с етикети съдове.

Температура на

съхранение

0 °C до 25 °C

7.3 Специфична(и) крайна(и) употреба(и)

Специфична употреба(и)

Консервиращо и дезинфекциращо средство. Производствена

вода

РАЗДЕЛ 8. КОНТРОЛ НА ЕКСПОЗИЦИЯТА /ЛИЧНИ ПРЕДПАЗНИ СРЕДСТВА

8.1 Параметри на контрол

Гранични стойности на професионална експозиция

Не съдържа вещества за които има норми за наличие на работното място.

8.2 Контрол на експозицията

Подходящ инженерен контрол

Инженерни мерки

Добрата обща вентилация трябва да е достатъчна, за да

контролира и ограничава излагането на работника на вредни

вещества във въздуха.

Лични предпазни мерки

Хигиенни мерки

Не са идентифицирани специални мерки.

Защита за очи/лице (EN

166)

Не се изискват специални защитни средства.

Защита на ръцете (EN 374)

Не се изискват специални защитни средства.

Защита на кожата и тялото

(EN 14605)

Не се изискват специални защитни средства.

Защита на дихателните

Не се изисква, ако концентрациите във въздуха се поддържат

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пътища (EN 143, 14387)

под граничните стойности на експозиция, посочени в данните

за граници на експозиция. Да се използват разрешени

средства за дихателна защита, удовлетворяващи

изискванията на EС (89/656/EEC, 89/686/EEC ) или на

еквивалентни нормативни актове, ако рискът от вдишване не

може да бъде избегнат или достатъчно занижен посредством

технически средства за колективна защита или чрез мерки,

методи или процедури, засягащи организацията на работа.

Контрол на експозицията на околната среда

Основни указания

: Преценете необходимостта от осигуряване на събирателни

вани около съдовете за съхранение.

РАЗДЕЛ 9. ФИЗИЧНИ И ХИМИЧНИ СВОЙСТВА

9.1 Информация относно основните физични и химични свойства

Външен вид

: течност

Цвят

: Безцветен

Мирис

: без аромат

7.0, 100 %

Точка на запалване

Неприложим

Граница на мириса

Hяма информация

Точка на топене/точка на

замръзване

Hяма информация

Точка на кипене/интервал

на кипене

Hяма информация

Скорост на изпаряване

Hяма информация

Запалимост (твърдо

вещество, газ)

Hяма информация

Горна граница на

експлозивност

Hяма информация

Долна граница на

експлозивност

Hяма информация

Налягане на парите

Hяма информация

Плътност на парите

Hяма информация

Относителна плътност

Разтворимост във вода

разтворим

Разтворимост в други

разтворители

Hяма информация

Коефициент на

разпределение: n-

октанол/вода

Hяма информация

Температура на

самозапалване

Hяма информация

Термично разлагане

Hяма информация

Вискозитет, кинематичен

Hяма информация

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Експлозивни свойства

Hяма информация

Оксидиращи свойства

Субстанцията или сместа не e класифицирана като

оксидираща.

9.2 Друга информация

Hяма информация

РАЗДЕЛ 10. СТАБИЛНОСТ И РЕАКТИВНОСТ

10.1 Реактивност

Не са известни опасни реакции при правилна употреба.

10.2 Химична стабилност

Стабилен при нормални условия.

10.3 Възможност за опасни реакции

Не са известни опасни реакции при правилна употреба.

10.4 Условия, които трябва да се избягват

Неизвестни.

10.5 Несъвместими материали

Неизвестни.

10.6 Опасни продукти на разпадане

Продукти на разлагането могат да бъдат следните материали:

Въглеродни оксиди

Aзотни оксиди (NOx)

Серни оксиди

Оксиди на фосфора

РАЗДЕЛ 11. ТОКСИКОЛОГИЧНА ИНФОРМАЦИЯ

11.1 Информация за токсикологичните ефекти

Информация относно

вероятните пътища на

експозиция

Вдишване, Контакт с очите, Контакт с кожата

Токсичност

Остра орална токсичност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Остра инхалационна

токсичност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Остра дермална

токсичност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Корозия/дразнене на

: Няма данни за този продукт.

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кожата

Сериозно увреждане на

очите/дразнене на очите

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Сенсибилизация на

дихателните пътища или

кожата

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Канцерогенност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Репродуктивна токсичност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Мутагенност на

зародишните клетки

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Тератогенност

: Няма данни за този продукт.

СТОO - еднократна

експозиция

: Няма данни за този продукт.

СТОO - повтаряща се

експозиция

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Токсичност при вдишване

: Няма данни за този продукт.

Потенциални ефекти върху здравето

Очи

При нормална употреба не се наблюдават или очакват

увреждания на здравето.

Кожа

При нормална употреба не се наблюдават или очакват

увреждания на здравето.

Поглъщане

При нормална употреба не се наблюдават или очакват

увреждания на здравето.

Вдишване

При нормална употреба не се наблюдават или очакват

увреждания на здравето.

Хронична експозиция

При нормална употреба не се наблюдават или очакват

увреждания на здравето.

Наблюдавани симптоми, свързани с експозицията на хора

Контакт с очите

Не са известни и не се очакват симптоми на неразположение.

Контакт с кожата

Не са известни и не се очакват симптоми на неразположение.

Поглъщане

Не са известни и не се очакват симптоми на неразположение.

Вдишване

Не са известни и не се очакват симптоми на неразположение.

РАЗДЕЛ 12. ЕКОЛОГИЧНА ИНФОРМАЦИЯ

12.1 Екотоксичност

Ефекти върху околната

Този продукт няма известни екотоксикологични ефекти.

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среда

Продукт

Токсичност за риби

: Hяма информация

Токсичност за дафния и

други водни безгръбначни.

: Hяма информация

Токсичност за водораслите

: Hяма информация

12.2 Устойчивост и разградимост

Hяма информация

12.3 Биоакумулираща способност

Hяма информация

12.4 Преносимост в почвата

Hяма информация

12.5 Резултати от оценката на PBT и vPvB

Продукт

Оценка

Това вещество/ тази смес не съдържа компоненти, считани за

устойчиви, биоакумулиращи и токсични (PBT) или за много

устойчиви и много биоакумулиращи (vPvB) в концентрации

равни или по-високи от 0,1%.

12.6 Други неблагоприятни ефекти

Hяма информация

РАЗДЕЛ 13. ОБЕЗВРЕЖДАНЕ НА ОТПАДЪЦИТЕ

Обезвреждането се извършва съгласно изискванията на нормативните актове на ЕС за

отпадъци и за опасни отпадъци.Кодовете на отпадъците се определят от потребителя, по

възможност след обсъждане с компетентните органи по обезвреждане на отпадъците.

13.1 Методи за третиране на отпадъци

Продукт

: Където е възможно, рециклирането се предпочита пред

обезвреждането и изгарянето. Ако рециклирането е

неосъществимо, да се извърши обезвреждане в съответствие

с местните нормативни актове. Отпадъците да се

обезвреждат в одобрена инсталация за обезвреждане на

отпадъците.

Замърсена опаковка

: Да се обезврежда като неизползван продукт. Празните

опаковки трябва да се предават за рециклиране или

обезвреждане на одобрено място за третиране на отпадъци.

Не използвайте повторно празните опаковки.

Европейски каталог за

отпадъци

: 200130 - други детергенти, освен тези, посочени в 20 01 29

РАЗДЕЛ 14. ИНФОРМАЦИЯ ОТНОСНО ТРАНСПОРТИРАНЕТО

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Спедиторът/доставчикът/изпращачът е отговорен да осигури опаковане, етикетиране и

обозначения в съответствие с избрания вид транспорт.

Сухопътен транспорт

(ADR/ADN/RID)

14.1 Номер по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.2 Точното наименование

на пратката по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.3 Клас(ове) опасност

при транспортиране

Не е опасен товар

14.4 Опаковъчна група

Не е опасен товар

14.5 Опасности за околната

среда

Не е опасен товар

14.6 Специални предпазни

мерки за потребителите

Не е опасен товар

Въздушен транспорт (IATA)

14.1 Номер по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.2 Точното наименование

на пратката по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.3 Клас(ове) опасност

при транспортиране

Не е опасен товар

14.4 Опаковъчна група

Не е опасен товар

14.5 Опасности за околната

среда

Не е опасен товар

14.6 Специални предпазни

мерки за потребителите

Не е опасен товар

Морски транспорт

(IMDG/IMO)

14.1 Номер по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.2 Точното наименование

на пратката по списъка на

ООН

Не е опасен товар

14.3 Клас(ове) опасност

при транспортиране

Не е опасен товар

14.4 Опаковъчна група

Не е опасен товар

14.5 Опасности за околната

среда

Не е опасен товар

14.6 Специални предпазни

мерки за потребителите

Не е опасен товар

14.7 Транспортиране в

насипно състояние

съгласно приложение ІІ от

MARPOL 73/78 и Кодекса

Не е опасен товар

РАЗДЕЛ 15. ИНФОРМАЦИЯ ОТНОСНО НОРМАТИВНАТА УРЕДБА

ИНФОРМАЦИОНЕН ЛИСТ ЗА БЕЗОПАСНОСТ

според Регламент (EО) № 1907/2006

Klercide WFI Quality Water

116151E

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15.1 Специфични за веществото или сместа нормативна уредба/законодателство относно

безопасността, здравето и околната среда

Национални нормативни актове

Да се вземе под внимание Директива 94/33/ЕС за защита на младите хора на

работното място.

Други правила/закони

След употреба, отпадъците от препарата като остатъчни

количества и опаковки да се събират в специални, плътно

затварящи се и обозначени съдове и да се съхраняват

временно, след което да се предават на лица, притежаващи

разрешение за обезвреждане на отпадъци по чл. 67 от Закона

за управление на отпадъците (ЗУО).

15.2 Оценка на безопасност на химично вещество или смес

Този продукт съдържа вещества, за които се изисква оценка на химическата безопасност.

РАЗДЕЛ 16. ДРУГА ИНФОРМАЦИЯ

Изготвен от

Regulatory Affairs

Цитираните в ИЛБ величини са представени в следния формат: 1,000,000 = 1 милион и

1,000 = хиляда. 0.1 = 1 десета и 0.001 = 1 хилядна

АКТУАЛИЗИРАНА ИНФОРМАЦИЯ: Съществените изменения в законодателството или в

здравната информация, внесени в настоящото преработено издание, са обозначени с ивица

в левия край на полето на Информационния лист за безопасност.

Информацията в настоящия Информационен лист за безопасност е вярна според нашите

познания, сведения и убеждения към датата на неговото публикуване. Предоставената

информация е предназначена да служи само за указание за безопасна работа, употреба,

манипулация, съхранение, транспортиране и обезвреждане и не трябва да се счита за

гаранция или качествена характеристика. Информацията се отнася само за дадения

продукт и не е валидна за случаите на употреба в комбинация с други материали или при

други процеси, освен ако това не е оповестено в текста.

ПРИЛОЖЕНИЕ: СЦЕНАРИИ НА ЕКСПОЗИЦИЯТА

DPD+ Вещества

:

Следните вещества допринасят основно за изграждане на сценарий на експозиция на

сместа съгласно DPD+ правилата:

Път на

експозиция

Вещество

CAS номер

EINECS-No.

Без водеща субстанция, безопасен

За да изчислите дали вашите условия на труд като потребител по веригата са безопасни

и мерките за управление на риска - сигурни, моля, пресметнете вашия коефициент на

риска на уебсайта по-долу:

ИНФОРМАЦИОНЕН ЛИСТ ЗА БЕЗОПАСНОСТ

според Регламент (EО) № 1907/2006

Klercide WFI Quality Water

116151E

11 / 11

www.ecetoc.org/tra

Кратко заглавие на сценария

на експозиция

Консервиращо и дезинфекциращо средство.

Производствена вода

Дескриптори за употреба

Основни групи потребители

Производствени употреби: Употреби на субстанции, като тези

на смеси в производството

Сектори на крайна

употреба

SU3: Производствени употреби: Употреби на субстанции, като

тези на смеси в производството

Технологични категории

PROC4: Употреба в партиден процес (синтез), където се

проявява възможност за излагане

PROC8b: Трансфер на субстанция или смес

(зареждане/разреждане) от/до съдове/големи контейнери в

предназначени за целта съоръжения

Категории на продукта

PC37: Химикали за обработка на вода

Категории за отделяне в

околната среда

ERC4: Производствена употреба на работни помощни

средства за процесите и продуктите, които не стават част от

продукта

18-1-2019

Mustang Survival ULC recalls certain MRV170 SwiftwaterRescue Vests

Mustang Survival ULC recalls certain MRV170 SwiftwaterRescue Vests

The pull handle may detach from the cord preventing the vest from inflating, posing a physical hazard.

Health Canada

17-1-2019

Kabinetsdelegatie naar World Economic Forum in Davos

Kabinetsdelegatie naar World Economic Forum in Davos

Minister-president Rutte neemt woensdag 23 en donderdag 24 januari deel aan het World Economic Forum (WEF) in het Zwitserse Davos. Ook minister Kaag voor Buitenlandse Handel en Ontwikkelingssamenwerking, minister Hoekstra van Financiën, minister Bruins voor Medische Zorg en Sport, minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen en staatssecretaris Van Veldhoven, beiden van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, reizen af naar Davos.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

17-1-2019

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Safety of cassia gum as a feed additive for cats and dogs based on a dossier submitted by Glycomer GmbH

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive cassia gum consists mainly of high-molecular weight polysaccharides composed primarily of a linear chain of 1,4-b-D-mannopyranose units with 1,6-linked a-D-galactopyranose units. In 2014, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) delivered an opinion on the safety and efficacy of cassia gum in cats and dogs. The Panel concluded, based on positive findings observed in a bacterial reverse mutation test with a semi-refined cassia...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Deccox®, containing decoquinate as the active substance, is a feed additive intended to be used for the prevention of coccidiosis in chickens for fattening at a dose range of 20–40 mg/kg complete feed. Decoquinate from Deccox® is safe for chickens for fattening at the highest applied concentration in complete feed of 40 mg/kg. No practically relevant interactions with other additives or veterinary drugs exist except with bentonite. Decoquinate does not have antibacterial a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HDTA) when used as an additive at up to ■■■■■ in polylactic acid (PLA) bottles intended for contact with water for long‐term storage at ambient temperature or below. The modified clay, which 90% w/w of the particles have a dimension of 33.1 μm or less and the average size is 9 μm, has a layered structure w...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

11-1-2019

Up Cannabis Inc. recalls one lot of Eldo dried cannabis

Up Cannabis Inc. recalls one lot of Eldo dried cannabis

The affected product may contain mould. In certain individuals, exposure to mould can result in allergic symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, wheezing, runny nose or nasal congestion, and watery eyes or itchy eyes.

Health Canada

10-1-2019


Stakeholder workshop on support to quality development in early access approaches, such as PRIME and Breakthrough Therapies, European Medicines Agency, London, UK, from 26/11/2018 to 26/11/2018

Stakeholder workshop on support to quality development in early access approaches, such as PRIME and Breakthrough Therapies, European Medicines Agency, London, UK, from 26/11/2018 to 26/11/2018

Stakeholder workshop on support to quality development in early access approaches, such as PRIME and Breakthrough Therapies, European Medicines Agency, London, UK, from 26/11/2018 to 26/11/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

1-1-2019

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of 80 Lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, Due to the Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Consumer Level Recall of 80 Lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP, Due to the Detection of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity

Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of 80 lots of Amlodipine Valsartan Tablets USP, Valsartan HCTZ Tablets, USP and Valsartan Tablets USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in the finished drug product. The impurity detected in the finished drug product is N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classifi...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Losartan Potassium Tablets, USP

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is voluntarily recalling 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets, USP to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited. The impurity detected in the API is N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and has been classified as a probable human carcinog...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Navien Inc. recalls Propane Conversion Kit for Condensing Tankless Water Heater and Combination Boiler

Navien Inc. recalls Propane Conversion Kit for Condensing Tankless Water Heater and Combination Boiler

Navien has identified a non-conforming specification in the natural gas (NG) to propane gas (LP) conversion kit that is supplied as an accessory with each unit. If the kit is installed in order to use propane gas rather than natural gas to fuel the unit, and if not properly vented, it could pose a risk of exposure to carbon monoxide.

Health Canada

19-12-2018


Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

19-12-2018

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on vitamin B2 in the form of riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt as an additive for all animal species for use in water for drinking. The additive under assessment is obtained from ■■■■■ a source of riboflavin produced by Ashbya gossypii. No information was provided on the identity and character...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

14-12-2018


Draft guideline on quality and equivalence of topical products

Draft guideline on quality and equivalence of topical products

Draft guideline on quality and equivalence of topical products

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

Risk to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid and perfluorooctanoic acid in food

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific evaluation on the risks to human health related to the presence of perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in food. Regarding PFOS and PFOA occurrence, the final data set available for dietary exposure assessment contained a total of 20,019 analytical results (PFOS n = 10,191 and PFOA n = 9,828). There were large differences between upper and lower bound exposure due to analytical methods with i...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Analysis of hunting statistics collection frameworks for wild boar across Europe and proposals for improving the harmonisation of data collection

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 Heterogeneities in the wild boar data collection frameworks across Europe were analysed using questionnaires to explore comparability of hunting data in the short term and propose a common framework for future collection. Fifty‐seven respondents representing 32 countries covering more than 95% of European territory participated to the questionnaire. The most frequently recorded information in the official statistics included the quantity of animals shot per hunting ground ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the organic acids lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses and pork cuts

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the organic acids lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses and pork cuts

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 Studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses pre‐chill and pork meat cuts post‐chill were assessed. Lactic acid treatments consisted of 2–5% solutions at temperatures of up to 80°C applied to carcasses by spraying or up to 55°C applied on cuts by spraying or dipping. Acetic acid treatments consisted of 2–4% solutions at temperatures of up to 40°C applied on carcasses by spraying or o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

Kimberly-Clark Announces Voluntary Recall of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency,Throughout U.S. and Canada

Kimberly-Clark Announces Voluntary Recall of U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency,Throughout U.S. and Canada

Kimberly-Clark announced a voluntary product recall of its U by Kotex® Sleek® Tampons, Regular Absorbency, sold throughout the United States and Canada for a quality-related defect that could impact the performance of this product.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to improve drug quality through vigilant oversight of data integrity and good manufacturing practice

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s efforts to improve drug quality through vigilant oversight of data integrity and good manufacturing practice

FDA releases guidance with recommendations for drug manufacturers regarding good manufacturing practices and data integrity

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

FDA releases guidance with recommendations for protecting patients from the risk of contaminated or substandard compounded products produced by outsourcing facilities.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

7-12-2018

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The present scientific opinion deals with the assessment of the bioavailability of magnesium, from the proposed nutrient source, magnesium citrate malate (MgCM), when added for nutritional purposes to food supplements. MgCM is a mixed salt consisting of magnesium cations and citrate and malate anions, and with a magnesium content of 12–15%. MgCM is proposed to be used in food supplements that are intended to provide up to 300–540 mg/day magnesium. The data provided demonst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-12-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘RecyPET Hungária’, based on RecyPET Hungária technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of the recycling process RecyPET Hungária (EU register number RECYC0146). The input is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes originating from collected post‐consumer PET containers, containing no more than 5% of PET from non‐food applications. The flakes are dried and extruded. The output of the extrusion step is cut into pellets in an underwater...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-11-2018

RedeCan recalls one lot of B.E.C. dried cannabis

RedeCan recalls one lot of B.E.C. dried cannabis

The affected product may contain mould. In certain individuals, exposure to mould can result in allergic symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, wheezing, runny nose or nasal congestion, and watery eyes or itchy eyes.

Health Canada

27-11-2018

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Amlodipine/Valsartan Combination Tablets and Amlodipine/Valsartan/Hydrochlorothiazide Combination Tablets That Are Within Expiry

Teva Pharmaceuticals has initiated a voluntary recall in the United States, to the patient level, of all lots of Amlodipine / Valsartan combination tablets and Amlodipine / Valsartan / Hydrochlorothiazide combination tablets (see table below) due to an impurity detected above specification limits in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Mylan India. The impurity found in Mylan’s valsartan API is known as N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA), which has been classified as a probable human carc...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 Abstract In response to the EFSA call New approaches in identifying and characterizing microbial and chemical hazards, the project INNUENDO (https://sites.google.com/site/theinnuendoproject/) aimed to design an analytical platform and standard procedures for the use of whole‐genome sequencing in surveillance and outbreak investigation of food‐borne pathogens. The project firstly attempted to identify existing flaws and needs, and then to provide applicable cross‐sectorial ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

The EFSA‐funded collection of dietary and related data in the general population aged 10‐74 years in Greece

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

24-11-2018

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Published on: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 The Hellenic Health Foundation received support from the European Food Safety Authority in order to organise a national nutrition survey according to the methodology described in the EFSA Guidance document and to collect food consumption and related information among 780 adolescents, adults and elderly residing permanently in Greece. The EFSA‐funded data collection was largely based on the protocol of a large scale Greek national nutrition and health survey, called HYDRIA....

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of 15 Lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP, Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP, and Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP, Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Fou

Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL) today announced that its U.S. based Mylan Pharmaceuticals business is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the consumer level of select lots of Valsartan-containing products, including six lots of Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets, USP (including the 5mg/160mg, 10mg/160mg, and 10mg/320mg strengths), seven lots of Valsartan Tablets, USP (including 40 mg, 80 mg, 160 mg, and 320 mg strengths), and two lots of Valsartan and Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 320mg/25mg strength. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Spain, for the pesticide active substance (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of (EZ)‐1,3‐dichloropropene ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for picolinafen

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for picolinafen

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The applicant BASF Agro B.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for picolinafen in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. To address the data gaps, a new validated analytical method for enforcement of the residue in dry/high starch‐, high water content‐, high acid content‐ and high oil content commodities ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Published on: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract are presented. The context of the evaluation ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 100mg/25mg to the consumer level. This product is being recalled due to the trace amount of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Losartan, USP manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sandoz Inc. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide product is manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals dd, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Setting of import tolerances for haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Australian Government Department of Agriculture and Water Resources submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Denmark to set import tolerances for the active substance haloxyfop‐P in linseed and rapeseed. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for linseed and rapeseed. Adequate analytical metho...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos (hop strobiles) when used as a sensory feed additive for all animal species. The additive is specified to containing 40% beta acids and less than 0.2% alpha acids. Known substances of conce...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP  75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

ScieGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling listed lots, within expiry, of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg dosage forms to the consumer level. These products are being recalled due to the presence of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Irbesartan, USP manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma Limited. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-10-2018

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

If the spout of the water bottle becomes detached during use, a small ring can be exposed and both the spout and the ring may pose a choking hazard.

Health Canada

29-10-2018

Aurobindo Pharma Limited Issues Voluntary Recall of Irbesartan Drug Substance due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (NNitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Aurobindo Pharma Limited Issues Voluntary Recall of Irbesartan Drug Substance due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (NNitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Aurobindo Pharma Limited is voluntarily recalling 22 Batches of the drug substance Irbesartan due to the presence of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA). The impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a probable human carcinogen as per International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The product subject of this assessment is l‐threonine produced by fermentation with a genetically modified strain of Escherichia coli (CGMCC 7.232). It is intended to be used in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain and its recombinant DNA were not detected in the additive. The product l‐threonine, manufactured by fermentation with E. coli CGMCC 7.232, does not raise any safety concern with regard to the gen...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Applicability of in silico tools for the prediction of dermal absorption for pesticides

Applicability of in silico tools for the prediction of dermal absorption for pesticides

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Based on the “Human in vitro dermal absorption datasets” published as supporting information to the revised EFSA Guidance on Dermal Absorption, in silico models for prediction of absorption across the skin have been evaluated. For this evaluation, a systematic literature search and review was performed, identifying 288 publications describing mathematical models for prediction of dermal absorption. Eleven models potentially relevant to the regulatory assessm...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Abond Group Inc. recalls Tubeez Baby Bath Support

Abond Group Inc. recalls Tubeez Baby Bath Support

The bath support’s suction cups may not adhere to the bath surface, making it unstable and cause it to possibly tip over while in use. In addition, an infant can slip underneath the front support bar and become lodged under water posing a drowning hazard.

Health Canada

10-10-2018

Minister Bruins tekent Green Deal voor duurzame zorg

Minister Bruins tekent Green Deal voor duurzame zorg

Minister Bruno Bruins voor Medische Zorg en Sport heeft vandaag de Green Deal ‘Duurzame zorg voor een gezonde toekomst’ getekend. Hiermee maken 132 partijen uit de zorg, overheid en bedrijfsleven afspraken om de zorg in Nederland duurzamer te maken. Inzet is het terugdringen van CO2-uitstoot, zuiniger gebruik van grondstoffen, minder medicijnresten in het water en een gezonde leefomgeving voor patiënt, cliënt en zorgmedewerkers.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

9-10-2018

Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC recalls Tork Foam Soap Extra Mild SKU

Essity Professional Hygiene North America LLC recalls Tork Foam Soap Extra Mild SKU

The recalled product is potentially contaminated with the bacteria Burkholderia cepacia. B. cepacia is found in soil and water and poses little medical risk to healthy people.

Health Canada

27-9-2018

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation Voluntarily Recalls

Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation is voluntarily recalling all of its products produced at the Keaau facility between Sept. 6 - 21, 2018 due to a potential contamination of Escherichia coli (E. coli). The recall was initiated due to E. coli being detected in the well water and distribution system that supplies the firm's operations. No illnesses related to the water have been reported to the state.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-9-2018

Vacant position at IMA's Quality Assessment Team

Vacant position at IMA's Quality Assessment Team

The Agency advertises vacancy for expert in Quality Assessment Team in Assessment Division. The Agency is looking for strong candidate who are willing to work on challenging and interesting tasks. The vacancy is a full position (100%).

IMA - Icelandic Medicines Agency

20-9-2018

Report of the third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network

Report of the third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Diseases and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network

Published on: Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The third Joint Meeting of the ECDC's Food‐ and Waterborne Disease and Zoonoses Network and of the EFSA's Zoonoses Monitoring Data Network was held on 16 and 17 October 2017 in Parma. The meeting was constructed around the principle of ‘One health approach to collaborative response to foodborne disease outbreaks in EU/EEA’ and served as an opportunity for public health authorities and food safety/veterinary authorities to meet and exchange information on the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-9-2018

Development of an automated multienzymatic biosensor for risk assessment of pesticide contamination in water and food

Development of an automated multienzymatic biosensor for risk assessment of pesticide contamination in water and food

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The goal of this research is to better address the problems related to the widespread presence of pesticides in the environment. Despite the unquestionable utility of the pesticides against various pests in the agricultural field, most pesticides and the corresponding pesticide residues are toxic to the environment and hazardous to human health. The recent literature on organophosphate compounds emphasises a clear correlation between their use and the occurr...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-9-2018

BioLyte Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to the Voluntary Nationwide Recall initiated by King Bio Inc. (a Raw Material Supplier) for NeoRelief for Muscle Cramping and Restlessness Topical Gel Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

BioLyte Laboratories Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Due to the Voluntary Nationwide Recall initiated by King Bio Inc. (a Raw Material Supplier) for NeoRelief for Muscle Cramping and Restlessness Topical Gel Due to Possible Microbial Contamination

BioLyte Laboratories is voluntarily recalling lot numbers 1138, 1139, 1146, and 1160 of NeoRelief for Muscle Cramping and Restlessness Topical Gel to the retail and consumer level. King Bio Inc., a manufacturer of some of the active ingredients in this product, has been found to have some water contamination issues that potentially could have affected this product. King Bio has issued a recall of these active ingredients in BioLyte’s lot specific product. To date, there have been no reports of illness or...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-9-2018

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Use of next‐generation sequencing in microbial risk assessment

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Despite the ever increase in rigorous control and monitoring measures to assure safe food along the entire farm‐to‐fork chain, the past decade has also witnessed an increase in microbial food alerts. Hence, research on food safety and quality remain of utmost importance. Complementary, and at least as important, is the necessity to be able to assess the potential microbial risks along the food chain. Risk assessment relies on sound scientific data. Unfortuna...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-9-2018

Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response (Drugs)

Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response (Drugs)

The FDA reminds consumers to have an emergency plan and to take precautions for storing water and ensuring the safety of their food and medical supplies for themselves and their pets during and after severe storms (tornados, hurricanes, blizzards) and other events that can result in power outages, flooding, or road and business closures.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-9-2018

Preparation of Dutch food consumption data for risk assessment

Preparation of Dutch food consumption data for risk assessment

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The availability of detailed and high‐quality food consumption data collected at an individual level is essential for assessing the exposure to potential risks in the food chain. During the years 2012–2016, the Dutch National Food Consumption Survey was conducted in the Netherlands as part of the EU Menu survey, following the EFSA 2009 guidance on ‘General principles for the collection of national food consumption data in the view of a pan‐European dietary s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-9-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to help ensure the quality of and preserve access to compounded drugs by pursuing closer collaboration with states

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to help ensure the quality of and preserve access to compounded drugs by pursuing closer collaboration with states

FDA announces revised draft memorandum of understanding between FDA and the states to help ensure the quality of and preserve access to compounded drugs

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-9-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s global efforts to help assure product quality and transparency at foreign drug manufacturing facilities

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on the agency’s global efforts to help assure product quality and transparency at foreign drug manufacturing facilities

FDA is publishing its internal policy for how manufacturing facilities are prioritized and scheduled for surveillance inspections in an effort to ensure the quality and safety of globally produced products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-8-2018

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Grant agreement for piloting the Framework Partnership Agreement between the National data provider organisations in Cyprus and EFSA – Final report

Published on: Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Cyprus alongside with another 4 countries has participated successfully in the Grant Agreement GP/EFSA/DATA/2016/01‐GA 02, entitled: “Strategic Partnership with Cyprus on Data Quality”. The project was co‐financed by EFSA, aiming to help both EFSA and data providers from Member States to possess data of high quality in a quantitatively manageable way. The main objective of the grant agreement was the establishment of the data governance, coordination and imp...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-1-2019

Product Quality Reviews (PQRs) for listed and complementary medicines

Product Quality Reviews (PQRs) for listed and complementary medicines

Updated to be consistent with PE009-13, the PIC/S Guide to GMP

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

21-11-2018

EU/3/18/2100 (Quality Regulatory Clinical Ireland Limited)

EU/3/18/2100 (Quality Regulatory Clinical Ireland Limited)

EU/3/18/2100 (Active substance: Propagermanium) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7810 of Wed, 21 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/103/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

13-11-2018

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at:  http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety …
- Food safety
- Ash clean-up
- Smoke and air qualitypic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety … - Food safety - Ash clean-up - Smoke and air qualitypic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

Health information for those affected by #WoolseyFire is available on our website at: http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/media/FireSafety … - Food safety - Ash clean-up - Smoke and air quality pic.twitter.com/8HC7NoLaXB

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%,

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%,

The MQSA was intended to address mammography quality concerns and it’s been a huge success. Image quality has improved, radiation dose has declined and equipment violations have all but disappeared. Today the 5-year breast cancer survival rate is 95%-99%, up from 84% in 1995.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annuall

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annuall

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annually https://go.usa.gov/xPnyE  pic.twitter.com/dZzQuYXsJ9

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-10-2018

As Hurricane #Michael nears land, take shelter & stay safe.

Follow weather updates on your phone or radio.

 In a tornado WARNING, go to an interior, windowless room.

 If water comes in, go to the highest floor that’s not flooded but do NOT enter a clos

As Hurricane #Michael nears land, take shelter & stay safe. Follow weather updates on your phone or radio. In a tornado WARNING, go to an interior, windowless room. If water comes in, go to the highest floor that’s not flooded but do NOT enter a clos

As Hurricane #Michael nears land, take shelter & stay safe. Follow weather updates on your phone or radio. In a tornado WARNING, go to an interior, windowless room. If water comes in, go to the highest floor that’s not flooded but do NOT enter a closed attic. pic.twitter.com/KD5WZ7gamP

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-9-2018

Federal Register Notice: #FDA Request for Nominations of Voting Members on a Public Advisory Committee; National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee. Nominations are due by November 5, 2018. For more information, click here:  https://go.usa.g

Federal Register Notice: #FDA Request for Nominations of Voting Members on a Public Advisory Committee; National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee. Nominations are due by November 5, 2018. For more information, click here: https://go.usa.g

Federal Register Notice: #FDA Request for Nominations of Voting Members on a Public Advisory Committee; National Mammography Quality Assurance Advisory Committee. Nominations are due by November 5, 2018. For more information, click here: https://go.usa.gov/xPgW5  #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

7-9-2018

 2018 Annual workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 07-Jun-2018, To: 07-Jun-2018

2018 Annual workshop of the European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 07-Jun-2018, To: 07-Jun-2018

Enpr-EMA will hold its tenth annual workshop on 7-8 June 2018 at EMA. The workshop brings relevant stakeholders together to discuss requirements, barriers and opportunities for the conduct of high-quality clinical studies in children. The overall theme of this year’s workshop will be a ‘holistic approach to paediatric research’. Highlights of this year’s workshop include: i) short perspectives of the various stakeholders involved in paediatric research (patient/young people advisory groups, research netw...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

6-9-2018

#FDA is launching the Quality in 510(k) Review Program Pilot to help promote efficiency and consistency in the review of certain moderate-risk medical devices. Click the link to find out more information about this new program:  https://go.usa.gov/xPxVa 

#FDA is launching the Quality in 510(k) Review Program Pilot to help promote efficiency and consistency in the review of certain moderate-risk medical devices. Click the link to find out more information about this new program: https://go.usa.gov/xPxVa 

#FDA is launching the Quality in 510(k) Review Program Pilot to help promote efficiency and consistency in the review of certain moderate-risk medical devices. Click the link to find out more information about this new program: https://go.usa.gov/xPxVa  #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/dOcFpbed9K

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration