Clarinase Once daily

Hauptinformation

  • Handelsname:
  • Clarinase Once daily Retardtablette 10 mg-240 mg
  • Dosierung:
  • 10 mg-240 mg
  • Darreichungsform:
  • Retardtablette
  • Verwenden für:
  • Menschen
  • Art der Medizin:
  • allopathic Droge

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Lokalisierung

  • Erhältlich in:
  • Clarinase Once daily Retardtablette 10 mg-240 mg
    Belgien
  • Sprache:
  • Deutsch

Therapeutische Informationen

  • Therapiegruppe:
  • Antihistaminika – H 1 -Antagonisten, ATC-code: R06A X13. Pharmakotherapeutische Gruppe: Nasale abschwellende für den systemische

Weitere Informationen

Status

  • Quelle:
  • AFMPS - Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et des Produits de Santé - Belgium
  • Zulassungsnummer:
  • BE175375
  • Letzte Änderung:
  • 07-04-2018

Packungsbeilage: zusammensetzung, kinische angaben, nebenwirkungen, wechselwirkungen, dosierung, schwangerschaft, stillzeit

GEBRAUCHSINFORMATION: INFORMATION FÜR DEN ANWENDER

Clarinase® Once Daily 10 mg/240 mg Retardtabletten

Loratadin/Pseudoephedrinsulfat

Lesen Sie die gesamte Packungsbeilage sorgfältig durch, bevor Sie mit der Anwendung dieses

Arzneimittels beginnen, denn sie enthält wichtige Informationen.

Heben Sie die Packungsbeilage auf. Vielleicht möchten Sie diese später nochmals lesen.

Wenn Sie weitere Fragen haben, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker.

Dieses Arzneimittel wurde Ihnen persönlich verschrieben. Geben Sie es nicht an Dritte weiter. Es

kann anderen Menschen schaden, auch wenn diese dieselben Beschwerden haben wie Sie.

Wenn Sie Nebenwirkungen bemerken, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker. Dies gilt

auch für Nebenwirkungen, die nicht in dieser Packungsbeilage angegeben sind. Siehe Abschnitt

Was in dieser Packungsbeilage steht

Was ist Clarinase Once Daily und wofür wird es angewendet?

Was sollten Sie vor der Anwendung von Clarinase Once Daily beachten?

Wie ist Clarinase Once Daily einzunehmen?

Welche Nebenwirkungen sind möglich?

Wie ist Clarinase Once Daily aufzubewahren?

Inhalt der Packung und weitere Informationen

1.

WAS IST CLARINASE ONCE DAILY UND WOFÜR WIRD ES ANGEWENDET?

Was Clarinase Once Daily ist

Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten enthält eine Kombination aus zwei Arzneimitteln (Loratadin und

Pseudoephedrinsulfat). Loratadin ist ein Antihistaminikum und Pseudoephedrinsulfat ist

ein Dekongestivum (einem Schleimhaut abschwellenden Arzneimittel).

Wie Clarinase Once Daily wirkt

Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten tragen dazu bei, die Symptome Ihrer Allergie oder gewöhnlichen

Erkältung zu lindern, indem sie die Wirkungen einer „Histamin“ genannten Substanz blockieren, die

durch den Körper produziert wird, wenn Sie gegen etwas allergisch sind.

Dekongestiva lindern die Verstopfung der Nase.

Wann Clarinase Once Daily verwendet werden sollte

Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten lindert Symptome, die in Zusammenhang mit saisonaler allergischer

Rhinitis (Heuschnupfen) auftreten, wie Niesen, laufende oder juckende Nase und tränende oder

juckende Augen bei gleichzeitiger Verstopfung der Nase bei Erwachsenen und Kindern von 12 Jahren

und älter.

2.

WAS SOLLTEN SIE VOR DER ANWENDUNG VON CLARINASE ONCE DAILY BEACHTEN?

Clarinase Once Daily darf nicht eingenommen werden,

wenn Sie allergisch (überempfindlich) gegen Loratadin, Pseudoephedrinsulfat oder einen der

sonstigen Bestandteile von Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten sind.

Da Clarinase Once Daily Pseudoephedrinsulfat enthält, darf es nie eingenommen werden wenn

Sie auch Arzneimittel für das Herz oder den Blutdruck anwenden,

Sie Glaukom, Schwierigkeiten beim Wasserlassen, eine Verlegung der Harnwege, hohen

Blutdruck, Herz- oder Gefäßerkrankungen, einen Schlaganfall in der Anamnese oder eine

Schilddrüsenüberfunktion haben,

Sie mit Monoaminoxidasehemmern (MAO-Hemmer) (Arzneimittel, das bei Depression

angewendet wird) behandelt werden oder in den vergangenen zwei Wochen einer solchen

Behandlung abgesetzt haben.

Warnhinweise und Vorsichtsmaßnahmen

Unter bestimmten Umständen können Sie besonders empfindlich gegenüber dem Schleimhaut

abschwellenden Arzneimittel Pseudoephedrin sein, das in diesem Arzneimittel enthalten ist.

Bitte sprechen Sie mit Ihrem Arzt oder Apotheker bevor Sie Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten

einnehmen wenn

Sie im Alter von 60 Jahren oder älter sind. Ältere Personen können empfindlicher gegen

Wirkungen dieses Arzneimittels sein,

Sie Diabetes mellitus (Zuckerkrankheit), ein stenosierendes Ulkus pepticum (Geschwür, das zur

Verengung von Magen, Dünndarm oder Speiseröhre führt), eine pyloroduodenale Obstruktion

(Darmblockade), eine Blockade des Harnblasenhalses, Bronchospasmen in der Anamnese

(Atembeschwerden aufgrund einer Anspannung der Lungenmuskulatur), oder Probleme mit

Leber, Nieren oder Blase haben,

Sie sich einem chirurgischen Eingriff unterziehen müssen, weil ein Absetzen der Behandlung mit

Clarinase Once Daily während einigen Tagen erforderlich sein kann,

Sie Digitalispräparate, Arzneimittel zur Behandlung mancher Herzstörungen, einnehmen, weil

eine Anpassung der Dosierung erforderlich sein kann,

Sie α-Methyldopa, Mecamylamin, Reserpin, Veratrumalkaloiden, Guanethidin zur Behandlung

des Blutdrucks einnehmen, weil eine Anpassung der Dosierung erforderlich sein kann,

Sie abschwellende Arzneimittel (oral oder nasal), Anorektika (Appetitzügler) oder Amphetamine

einnehmen, denn zusammen mit Clarinase Once Daily können diese Arzneimittel Ihren Blutdruck

erhöhen,

Sie Mutterkorn-Alkaloide (wie Dihydroergotamin, Ergotamin, Methylergometrin) zur

Migränebehandlung einnehmen. Zusammen mit Clarinase Once Daily können diese Arzneimittel

Ihren Blutdruck erhöhen,

Sie Linezolid (ein Antibiotikum), Bromocriptin (bei Unfruchtbarkeit oder Parkinson-Krankheit),

Cabergolin, Lisurid und Pergolid (bei Parkinson-Krankheit) einnehmen. Zusammen mit Clarinase

Once Daily können diese Arzneimittel Ihren Blutdruck erhöhen,

Sie Antazida gegen Sodbrennen einnehmen, denn sie können die Wirkung von Clarinase Once

Daily erhöhen,

Sie Kaolin gegen Durchfall einnehmen, denn das kann die Wirkung von Clarinase Once Daily

senken,

Sie Hauttests wegen möglicher Allergien absolvieren müssen, sollten Sie Clarinase Once Daily

zwei Tage vor diesen Tests nicht einnehmen, da dieses Arzneimittel die Testergebnisse

beeinflussen kann.

Informieren Sie Ihren Arzt, wenn bei Ihnen unter der Anwendung von Clarinase Once Daily folgende

Symptome oder Erkrankungen auftreten oder diagnostiziert werden:

Bluthochdruck,

Herzjagen, Herzklopfen,

unregelmäßiger Herzschlag,

Übelkeit und Kopfschmerzen oder eine Verstärkung bestehender Kopfschmerzen. Ihr Arzt kann

Ihnen dazu raten, das Arzneimittel abzusetzen.

Bei einem der Bestandteile von Clarinase Once Daily, Pseudoephedrinsulfat, besteht die Gefahr eines

Missbrauchs. Pseudoephedrinsulfat kann in großen Mengen giftig sein.

In Einzelfällen kann bei Pseudoephedrin-haltigen Produkten eine akute generalisierte exanthematöse

Pustulose (AGEP) auftreten, eine Art von schwerer Hautreaktion. Sollten Sie Anzeichen und

Symptome wie Fieber, Erythem oder kleine (generalisierte) Pusteln beobachten, sollten Sie das

Arzneimittel nicht weiter verwenden und Ihren Arzt konsultieren.

Kinder

Dieses Arzneimittel darf bei Kindern unter 12 Jahren nicht verabreicht werden.

Einnahme von Clarinase Once Daily zusammen mit anderen Arzneimitteln

Informieren Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker, wenn Sie andere Arzneimittel einnehmen, kürzlich andere

Arzneimittel eingenommen haben oder beabsichtigen andere Arzneimittel einzunehmen.

Das gilt auch wenn es sich um nicht verschreibungspflichtige Arzneimittel handelt.

Einnahme von Clarinase Once Daily zusammen mit Alkohol

Es ist nicht bewiesen, dass die Wirkung von alkoholischer Getränke durch die gleichzeitige Einnahme

von Clarinase Once Daily verstärkt wird.

Schwangerschaft, Stillzeit und Fortpflanzungsfähigkeit

Wenn Sie schwanger sind oder stillen, oder wenn Sie vermuten, schwanger zu sein oder

beabsichtigen, schwanger zu werden, fragen Sie vor der Einnahme dieses Arzneimittel Ihren Arzt

oder Apotheker um Rat.

Schwangerschaft

Wenn Sie schwanger sind, dürfen Sie Clarinase Once Daily nicht einnehmen.

Stillzeit

Wenn Sie stillen, dürfen Sie Clarinase Once Daily nicht einnehmen.

Loratadin und Pseudoephedrin gehen in die Muttermilch über. Von verminderter Milchproduktion

bei stillenden Müttern wurde im Zusammenhang mit Pseudoephedrin, einem Bestandteil von

Clarinase Once Daily, berichtet.

Verkehrstüchtigkeit und Fähigkeit zum Bedienen von Maschinen

Bei Anwendung in der empfohlenen Dosierung führt Clarinase Once Daily normalerweise nicht zu

Schläfrigkeit und wird die Aufmerksamkeit nicht herabgesetzt. Sehr selten entwickeln manche

Personen jedoch Schläfrigkeit, die zu einer Beeinträchtigung der Verkehrstüchtigkeit oder der

Fähigkeit zum Bedienen von Maschinen führen kann.

Clarinase Once Daily enthält Saccharose

Clarinase Once Daily Retardtabletten enthält Saccharose.

Nehmen Sie dieses Arzneimittel erst nach Rücksprache mit Ihrem Arzt ein, wenn Ihnen bekannt ist,

dass Sie unter einer Zuckerunverträglichkeit leiden.

Labortests

Athleten, die Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten einnehmen, können einen positiven Doping-Test haben.

3.

WIE IST CLARINASE ONCE DAILY EINZUNEHMEN?

Nehmen Sie dieses Arzneimittel immer genau nach Absprache mit Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker. Fragen

Sie bei Ihrem Arzt oder Apotheker nach, wenn Sie sich nicht sicher sind.

Wie viel ist einzunehmen:

Erwachsene und Jugendliche im Alter von 12 Jahren und älter

Die empfohlene Dosis beträgt 1 Clarinase Once Daily Retardtablette einmal täglich mit einem Glas

Wasser, mit oder ohne Nahrung.

Dieses Arzneimittel ist zum Einnehmen bestimmt.

Schlucken Sie die Tablette als Ganzes ohne sie zu zerbeißen, zu zerbrechen oder zu kauen, bevor Sie

sie schlucken.

Nehmen Sie nicht mehr Clarinase Once Daily Tabletten ein als empfohlen. Nehmen Sie die Tabletten

nicht häufiger ein als empfohlen.

Falls von Ihrem Arzt nicht anders verordnet, sollten Sie dieses Arzneimittel nicht länger als 10 Tage

nacheinander einnehmen.

Wenn Sie eine größere Menge von Clarinase Once Daily eingenommen haben, als Sie sollten

Wenn Sie eine Überdosis einnehmen, wenden Sie sich sofort an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker.

Über Fälle von Schläfrigkeit, beschleunigten Herzschlag und Kopfschmerzen wurde bei einer

Überdosis mit Loratadin, einem Bestandteil von Clarinase Once Daily berichtet. Über Fälle von

Krampfanfällen, beschleunigten Herzschlag, Übelkeit und Nervosität wurde bei einer Überdosis mit

Pseudoephedrin, einem Bestandteil von Clarinase Once Daily berichtet.

Wenn Sie eine größere Menge von Clarinase Once Daily haben eingenommen, kontaktieren Sie

sofort Ihren Arzt, Ihren Apotheker oder das Antigiftzentrum (070/245.245).

Wenn Sie die Einnahme von Clarinase Once Daily vergessen haben

Wenn Sie die Einnahme Ihrer Dosis vergessen haben, holen Sie diese so bald wie möglich

nach und setzen Sie die Einnahme dann wie üblich fort.

Nehmen Sie nicht die doppelte Menge ein, wenn Sie die vorherige Einnahme vergessen

haben.

Wenn Sie weitere Fragen zur Anwendung dieses Arzneimittels haben, wenden Sie an Ihren Arzt oder

Apotheker.

4.

WELCHE NEBENWIRKUNGEN SIND MÖGLICH?

Wie alle Arzneimittel kann auch dieses Arzneimittel Nebenwirkungen haben, die aber nicht bei

jedem auftreten müssen.

Wenden Sie sich sofort an einen Arzt oder Apotheker, wenn Sie eine Reaktion auf Clarinase Once

Daily feststellen, die anhält, störend ist oder die Sie für schwer halten.

Häufige Nebenwirkungen (können bis zu 1 von 10 Personen betreffen), die in Verbindung mit

Clarinase Once Daily 10 mg/240 mg Retardtabletten gemeldet wurden, umfassen: Nervosität,

Anorexie, Schläfrigkeit, Schlafstörungen, Schwindel, Überaktivität, Mundtrockenheit und Müdigkeit.

Weniger häufige Nebenwirkungen umfassen schnellen oder unregelmäßigen, Nasenbluten, eine

Entzündung der Nasenschleimhaut, Verstopfung und Übelkeit.

Die folgenden sehr seltenen Nebenwirkungen (können bis zu 1 von 10.000 Personen betreffen)

wurden auch während des Inverkehrbringens von Clarinase Once Daily beobachtet: schwere

allergische Reaktion mit Ausschlag, Quaddeln und Schwellung des Gesichts, Drehschwindel,

Konvulsionen, Herzrhythmusstörungen, Bluthochdruck, Husten, Verengung der Atemwege,

Leberprobleme, Schwierigkeiten beim Wasserlassen und Haarausfall wurden gemeldet.

Weitere Nebenwirkungen, die im Rahmen klinischer Studien und nach Markteinführung nur mit

Loratadin berichtet wurden, umfassen Appetitsteigerung, Hautausschlag und Magenverstimmung.

Zu den nach dem Inverkehrbringen gemachten Erfahrungen zählen Einzelfälle akuter generalisierter

exanthematöser Pustulosen (AGEP), eine Art von schwerer Hautreaktion, die bei Pseudoephedrin-

haltigen Produkten gemeldet wurde.

Die Häufigkeit der folgenden Nebenwirkungen ist nicht bekannt:

Gewichtszunahme.

Meldung von Nebenwirkungen

Wenn Sie Nebenwirkungen bemerken, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker. Dies gilt auch

für Nebenwirkungen, die nicht in dieser Packungsbeilage angegeben sind. Sie können

Nebenwirkungen auch anzeigen direkt über:

Belgien:

Föderalagentur für Arzneimittel und Gesundheitsprodukte

Abteilung Vigilanz

EUROSTATION II

Victor Hortaplein, 40/40

B-1060 BRUSSEL

Website: www.fagg-afmps.be

E-Mail: patientinfo@fagg-afmps.be

Für Großherzogtum Luxemburg: http://www.ms.public.lu

Indem Sie Nebenwirkungen melden, können Sie dazu beitragen, dass mehr Informationen über die

Sicherheit dieses Arzneimittels zur Verfügung gestellt werden.

5.

WIE IST CLARINASE ONCE DAILY AUFZUBEWAHREN?

Bewahren Sie dieses Arzneimittel für Kinder unzugänglich auf.

Für dieses Arzneimittel sind bezüglich der Temperatur keine besonderen Lagerungsbedingungen

erforderlich. In der Originalverpackung aufbewahren um den Inhalt vor Feuchtigkeit zu schützen.

Nicht einfrieren.

Sie dürfen dieses Arzneimittel nach dem auf dem Umkarton und der Blisterpackung nach EXP

angegebenen Verfalldatum nicht mehr anwenden. Das Verfalldatum bezieht sich auf den letzten

Tag des Monats.

Sie dürfen dieses Arzneimittel nicht verwenden, wenn Sie eine Veränderung des Aussehens der

Tabletten bemerken.

Enstorgen Sie Arzneimittel nicht im Abwasser oder Haushaltsabfall. Fragen Sie Ihren Apotheker,

wie das Arzneimittel zu entsorgen ist, wenn Sie es nicht mehr verwenden. Sie tragen damit zum

Schutz der Umwelt bei.

6.

INHALT DER PACKUNG UND WEITERE INFORMATIONEN

Was Clarinase Once Daily enthält

Die Wirkstoffe von Clarinase Once Daily Retardtabletten sind: Loratadin 10 mg und

Pseudoephedrinsulfat 240 mg.

Die sonstigen Bestandteile sind: Hypromellose, Ethylcellulose, Calciumhydrogenphosphat-

Dihydrat, Povidon, Siliciumdioxid und Magnesiumstearat; Überzug - Macrogol 3350,

Hypromellose 2910, OPASPRAY weiß K-1-7000 (Titandioxid E 171, Hyprolose E 463), Saccharose,

Macrogol 400, Carnaubawachs, gebleichtes Bienenwachs.

Wie Clarinase Once Daily aussieht und Inhalt der Packung

Clarinase Once Daily 10mg/240 mg Retardtabletten ist erhältlich in Blisterpackung in Schachteln mit

1, 7, 10, 14, 20, 28, 30, 50 und 100.

Es werden möglicherweise nicht alle Packungsgrößen in den Verkehr gebracht.

Pharmazeutischer Unternehmer und Hersteller

Pharmazeutischer Unternehmer:

Bayer SA-NV, J.E. Mommaertslaan 14, B-1831 Diegem (Machelen)

Hersteller:

Merck Sharp & Dohme B.V.

Waarderweg 39

2031 BN Haarlem

Niederlande

Oder

SAG Manufacturing S.L.U.

Km. 36, Carretera Nacional 1

28750 San Agustin de Guadalix

Madrid

Spanien

Zulassungsnummer

BE 175375

Verkaufsabgrenzung

Dieses Arzneimittel ist verschreibungspflichtig oder erhältlich auf schriftliche Anfrage

Dieses Arzneimittel ist in den Mitgliedsstaaten des Europäischen Wirtschaftsraumes (EWR) unter

den folgenden Bezeichnungen zugelassen:

Clarinase Once Daily: Belgien, Luxemburg

Clarinase: Dänemark, Island

Clarityne-D 240/10: Griechenland

Claridon QD: Portugal

Clarityne Plus 10mg/240mg: Spanien

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Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The feed additive Monteban® G100, containing the active substance narasin, an ionophore anticoccidial, is intended to control coccidiosis in chickens for fattening at a dose of 60–70 mg/kg complete feed. Narasin is produced by fermentation. Limited data on the taxonomic identification of the production strain did not allow the proper identification of strain NRRL 8092 as Streptomyces aureofaciens. The FEEDAP Panel cannot conclude on the absence of genetic determinants for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels and setting of import tolerances for pyraclostrobin in various crops

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted two requests to the competent national authority in Germany. The first one, to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in various crops and to set import tolerances for sugar canes and American persimmons; the second one to set import tolerances for pineapples and passion fruits/maracujas. The data submitted in support of the request...

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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 ...

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17-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance clodinafop (variant evaluated clodinafop‐propargyl)

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance clodinafop (variant evaluated clodinafop‐propargyl)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Greece and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance clodinafop‐propargyl are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of clodinafop‐p...

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17-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The food enzyme is an endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This xylanase is intended to be used in baking and cereal‐based processes. Based on the proposed maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organic solids (TOS) was e...

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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 ...

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16-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Setting of an import tolerance for pyraclostrobin in rice

Published on: Thu, 15 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to set an import tolerance for the active substance pyraclostrobin in rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for rice. Based on the risk assessment results, EFSA concluded that the short‐term intake of residues resulting from the use of p...

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15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

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15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MZHG0JG for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The scope of application EFSA‐GMO‐DE‐2016‐133 is for food and feed uses, import and processing of genetically modified (GM) maize MZHG0JG in the European Union. Maize MZHG0JG was developed to confer tolerance to the herbicidal active substances glyphosate and glufosinate‐ammonium. The molecular characterisation data and bioinformatic analyses do not identify issues requiring food/feed safety assessment. None of the identified differences in the agronomic/phenotypic and com...

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15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Safety and efficacy of Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The coccidiostat Monimax® (monensin sodium and nicarbazin) is considered safe for chickens for fattening and chickens reared for laying at the highest use level of 50 mg monensin and 50 mg nicarbazin/kg complete feed. This conclusion is extended to chickens reared for laying. For both active substances, the metabolic pathways in the chicken are similar to those in the turkey and rat. Nicarbazin, when ingested, is rapidly split in its two components dinitrocarbanilide (DNC)...

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15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance napropamide‐M

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom for the pesticide active substance napropamide‐M 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 napropamid...

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13-11-2018

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

The importance of vector abundance and seasonality

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 This joint ECDC‐EFSA report assesses whether vector count data (abundance) and the way these change throughout the year (seasonality) can provide useful information about vector‐borne diseases epidemiological processes of interest, and therefore, whether resources should be devoted to collecting such data. The document also summarises what measures of abundance and seasonality can be collected for each vector group (mosquitoes, sandflies, midges and ticks), ...

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13-11-2018

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Public consultation: guidance on threshold of toxicological concern approach

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Press Releases & News Stories

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

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Since August 2014, the French Caribbean and French Guiana have been experiencing successive waves of Sargassum seaweed washing up on their coastlines. Despite the efforts made to clean it up, the seaweed decomposes in situ. This leads to the production of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), which can sometimes be detected at high concentrations. Doctors' reports concerning the health effects suffered by people exposed to H2S, and complaints from the general public relating to the problem of odours, have increased s...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the active substance polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, for use in active food contact materials

Safety assessment of the active substance polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, for use in active food contact materials

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of polyacrylic acid, sodium salt, cross‐linked, FCM substance No 1015, which is intended to be used as a liquid absorber in the packaging of fresh or frozen foods such as meat, poultry and seafood as well as fresh fruits and vegetables. Specific migration tests were not performed due to the high absorption of liquids by the substance. The Panel noted that if polya...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the additive Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials. It is a family of mixtures combining the four lanthanides lanthanum (La), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd) and/or terbium (Tb) in different proportions as their 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylate complexes, used as a taggant in plastics for authentication and ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-11-2018

Products containing metam-sodium: ANSES announces the withdrawal of marketing authorisations

Products containing metam-sodium: ANSES announces the withdrawal of marketing authorisations

Plant protection products containing metam-sodium are used in market gardening and horticulture to disinfect the soil. Following the substance's approval at European level, ANSES reassessed the dossiers and notified the industrial companies concerned of its intention to withdraw all marketing authorisations for metam-sodium products. ANSES is also taking this opportunity to reiterate the importance of phytopharmacovigilance and the requirement for professionals to report any adverse effects on humans or ...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

1-11-2018

Information required for dossiers to support demands for import of high risk plants, plant products and other objects as foreseen in Article 42 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

Information required for dossiers to support demands for import of high risk plants, plant products and other objects as foreseen in Article 42 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Article 42 of the new Plant Health Law (Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 on protective measures against pests of plants), introduce a concept of “high risk plants, plant products and other objects” in relation to the presence of a pest risk of an unacceptable level for the Union territory, identified on the basis of a preliminary assessment to be followed by a risk assessment. Upon request of the European Commission (EC), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) d...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain LMG S‐24584 by Puratos N. V. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The Panel noted that, although the production strain was not detected in the food enzyme, recombinant DNA was present in all batches of the food enzyme tested. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance dimethoate

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance dimethoate

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co‐rapporteur Member State Bulgaria for the pesticide active substance dimethoate are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of dimetho...

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

31-10-2018

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The product Bergazym® P100 contains a xylanase which is produced by a non‐genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei. The additive is available in a coated granular form and it is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive (functional group: digestibility enhancers) for chickens for fattening, and weaned piglets at the dose of 1,500 EPU/kg feed. The production strain and the additive were fully characterised in a previous assessment of the Panel o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance methiocarb

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance methiocarb

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance methiocarb are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative use...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus hilgardii CNCM I‐4785 and Lactobacillus buchneri CNCM I‐4323/NCIMB 40788 as a silage additive for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a strain of Lactobacillus hilgardii and of Lactobacillus buchneri when used as a technological additive intended to improve ensiling at a proposed application rate of 3.0 x 108 colony forming units (CFU)/kg fresh material. The two bacterial species are considered by EFS...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

24-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Published on: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 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 the safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets. The additive HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is available in liquid and solid formulations. This product is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Scientific Opinion of Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411): 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide from chemical group 30 (miscellaneous substances)

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA was requested to deliver a scientific opinion on the implications for human health of the flavouring substance 2‐(4‐methylphenoxy)‐N‐(1H‐pyrazol‐3‐yl)‐N‐(thiophen‐2‐ylmethyl)acetamide [FL‐no: 16.133], in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 411 (FGE.411), according to Regulation (EC) No 1331/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The substance has not been reported to occur in natural source materials of botanical or animal origin. It is intende...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-10-2018

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 200, Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev.1): 74 α,β‐unsaturated aliphatic aldehydes and precursors from chemical subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings of the European Food Safety Authority was requested to evaluate the genotoxic potential of 74 flavouring substances from subgroup 1.1.1 of FGE.19 in the Flavouring Group Evaluation 200 Revision 1 (FGE.200 Rev1). In FGE.200, genotoxicity studies were provided for one representative substance, namely hex‐2(trans)‐enal [FL‐no: 05.073], and for other two substances in the same subgroup, namely 2‐dodecenal [FL‐no: 05.03...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena, the causal agent of black blight of potato, for the EU. The pest is a well‐defined fungal species and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. S. andigena is present in Bolivia and Peru. The pest is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC as Phoma andina, meaning its introduction into the EU is prohibited. The ma...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Pest categorisation of Thecaphora solani

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the fungus Thecaphora solani, the causal agent of smut of potato, for the EU. The identity of the pest is well established and reliable methods exist for its detection and identification. T. solaniis present in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Venezuela. The pathogen is not known to occur in the EU and is listed in Annex IAI of Directive 2000/29/EC, meaning its introducti...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Brexit: Two-year implementation period for name and address changes

Brexit: Two-year implementation period for name and address changes

During an implementation period of maximum two years, it will be permitted to sell released packs on which a UK marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicted as well as packs on which an EEA marketing authorisation holder or a representative is indicated for the concerned D.Sp.No. (Danish speciality number).

Danish Medicines Agency

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium harknessii, Cronartium kurilense and Cronartium sahoanum, which are well‐defined and distinguishable tree fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. In 2018, these species were moved from the genus Endocronartium to the genus Cronartium. These pathogens are not known to be present in the EU and are regulated in Council Directive 2...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Melampsora farlowii, a well‐defined and distinguishable fungus of the family Melampsoraceae. M. farlowii is the causal agent of a leaf and twig rust of hemlocks (Tsuga spp.) in eastern North America. The pathogen is regulated in Council Directive 2000/29/EC (Annex IAI) as a harmful organism whose introduction into the EU is banned. M. farlowii ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine

Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme, capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Zero Xtreme to be tainted with sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. The presence of Sibutramine in Zero Xtreme renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy has not been established and, therefore, subject to recall.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-10-2018

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (TOSOM) (E 479b) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) and the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) derived an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 and 30 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, respectively. There was n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

4-10-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ethoprophos

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ethoprophos

Published on: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Italy and co‐rapporteur Member State Ireland for the pesticide active substance ethoprophos are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of ethopro...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-9-2018

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that one of its operating companies, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., is voluntarily recalling two lots of Robaxin® (methocarbamol tablets, USP) 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle pack to the consumer level. The products have been found to have incorrect daily dosing information on the label due to a labeling error which misstates the daily dose as "two to four tablets four times daily" rather than the correct dosage of "two tablets three times daily." (see pic...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-9-2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Avian influenza overview May – August 2018

Published on: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Between 16 May and 15 August 2018, three highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) A(H5N8) outbreaks in poultry establishments and three HPAI A(H5N6) outbreaks in wild birds were reported in Europe. Three low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) outbreaks were reported in three Member States. Few HPAI and LPAI bird cases have been detected in this period of the year, in accordance with the seasonal expected pattern of LPAI and HPAI. There is no evidence to date ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-11-2018

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

The 510(k) program has been strengthened and refined in many ways, especially in recent years, as the FDA’s Device Center has made a systematic, concerted effort to improve the program’s performance, predictability, efficiency and safety.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-11-2018

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth  #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes

November is #DiabetesAwarenessMonth #DYK using a glucose meter to check and monitor blood sugar is a daily part of life for millions of Americans with diabetes? Check out the @US_FDA's tips on how to safely use glucose meters and test strips for diabetes: https://go.usa.gov/xPdK4 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.”  During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts  https://g

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.” During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts https://g

It’s concerning that many women who qualify for a mammogram don’t go for regular screening, in part due to common myths like mammograms “are painful” or “cause cancer.” During this Breast Cancer Awareness month, I urge women to check the facts https://go.usa.gov/xPnyD . pic.twitter.com/DGz5Xvquky

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