Octenidin

Hauptinformation

  • Handelsname:
  • Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml Spray zur Anwendung auf der Haut, Lösung
  • Darreichungsform:
  • Spray zur Anwendung auf der Haut, Lösung
  • Zusammensetzung:
  • Octenidindihydrochlorid 1.mg; Phenoxyethanol (Ph.Eur.) 20.mg
  • Verwenden für:
  • Menschen
  • Art der Medizin:
  • allopathic Droge

Dokumenten

Lokalisierung

  • Erhältlich in:
  • Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml Spray zur Anwendung auf der Haut, Lösung
    Deutschland
  • Sprache:
  • Deutsch

Weitere Informationen

Status

  • Quelle:
  • BfArM - Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte
  • Zulassungsnummer:
  • 95541.00.00
  • Letzte Änderung:
  • 05-11-2018

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

Gebrauchsinformation: Information für Anwender

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml Spray zur Anwendung auf der Haut,

Lösung

Octenidindihydrochlorid/Phenoxyethanol (Ph. Eur.)

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

Arzneimittels beginnen, denn sie enthält wichtige Informationen.

Wenden Sie dieses Arzneimittel immer genau wie in dieser Packungsbeilage beschrieben bzw. genau nach

Anweisung Ihres Arztes, Apothekers oder des medizischen Fachpersonals an.

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

Fragen Sie Ihren Apotheker, wenn Sie weitere Informationen oder einen Rat benötigen.

Wenn Sie Nebenwirkungen bemerken, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt, Apotheker oder das

medizinische Fachpersonal. Dies gilt auch für Nebenwirkungen, die nicht in dieser Packungsbeilage

angegeben sind. Siehe Abschnitt 4.

Wenn Sie sich nach 14 Tagen nicht besser oder gar schlechter fühlen, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt.

Was in dieser Packungsbeilage steht

Was ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann und wofür wird es angewendet?

Was sollten Sie vor der Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann beachten?

Wie ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann anzuwenden?

Welche Nebenwirkungen sind möglich?

Wie ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann aufzubewahren?

Inhalt der Packung und weitere Informationen

1.

Was ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann und wofür wird es angewendet?

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist ein Antiseptikum zur Anwendung auf der Haut und zur

unterstützenden Wundbehandlung gegen Keime und Infektionserreger, um Infektionen zu verhindern.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann enthält die beiden Wirkstoffe Octenidindihydrochlorid und

Phenoxyethanol, die gegen Pilze und Bakterien eingesetzt werden

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann kann bei Erwachsenen und Kindern aller Altersgruppen

angewendet werden:

zur wiederholten, zeitlich begrenzten antiseptischen Behandlung der Schleimhaut und

angrenzenderGewebe vor diagnostischen Verfahren im Anogenitalbereich, einschließlich Vagina,

Vulva, Glans penis sowie auch vor Katheterisierung der Harnblase,

zur antiseptischen Behandlung kleiner, oberflächlicher Wunden und zur Hautdesinfektion vor nicht-

chirurgischen Eingriffen,

zur zeitlich begrenzten, unterstützenden antiseptischen Behandlung bei Interdigitalmykosen

(Pilzinfektionen der Hautareale zwischen den Fingern und Zehen).

Wenn Sie sich nach 14 Tagen nicht besser oder gar schlechter fühlen, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt.

2.

Was sollten Sie vor der Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann beachten?

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann darf nicht angewendet werden,

wenn Sie allergisch gegen Octenidindihydrochlorid, Phenoxyethanol oder einen der in Abschnitt 6

genannten sonstigen Bestandteile dieses Arzneimittels sind.

zu Spülungen in der Bauchhöhle (z. B. während einer Operation) und in der Harnblase sowie nicht am

Trommelfell (eine Membran des Mittelohrs, die durch Schallwellen in Schwingung versetzt wird).

Warnhinweise und Vorsichtsmaßnahmen

Bitte sprechen Sie mit Ihrem Arzt, Apotheker oder dem medizinischen Fachpersonal, bevor Sie Octenidin

+ Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann anwenden.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist nur zur äußerlichen Anwendung bestimmt.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann darf nicht eingenommen oder verschluckt werden bzw. in den

Blutkreislauf, z. B. durch versehentliche Injektion, gelangen.

Nach Spülung tiefer Wunden mittels Spritze wurde über das Auftreten von anhaltenden Schwellungen,

Hautrötung und Gewebsnekrose berichtet, die in einigen Fällen chirurgische Maßnahmen erforderten

(siehe Abschnitt 4).

Um Gewebeschädigungen zu vermeiden, darf das Arzneimittel nicht mittels Spritze in die Tiefe des

Gewebes injiziert werden. Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist nur zur oberflächlichen Anwendung

bestimmt (Auftragen mittels Tupfer oder Sprühen).

Die Anwendung sollte bei Neugeborenen, insbesondere bei Frühgeborenen, mit Vorsicht erfolgen.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann kann schwere Hautschäden verursachen. Überschüssiges

Arzneimittel entfernen und sicherstellen, dass die Lösung nicht länger als nötig auf der Haut verbleibt

(einschließlich mit der Lösung benetzte Materialien mit direktem Kontakt zum Patienten).

Die Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann im Auge ist zu vermeiden. Bei Augenkontakt

die Augen sofort gründlich mit viel Wasser ausspülen.

Bei Pilzinfektionen der Hautareale zwischen den Fingern und Zehen (Interdigitalmykosen) ist Octenidin +

Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann zur unterstützenden antiseptischen Behandlung nur zeitlich begrenzt

anzuwenden. Fragen Sie in diesen Fällen Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker um Rat. Um die bestmögliche

therapeutische Wirkung zu erzielen, folgen Sie genau den Anweisungen und Empfehlungen Ihres Arztes

oder Apothekers.

Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann zusammen mit anderen Arzneimitteln

Informieren Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker, wenn Sie andere Arzneimittel anwenden bzw. vor kurzem

angewendet haben, oder beabsichtigen, andere Arzneimittel anzuwenden.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann sollte nicht mit anderen Mitteln, insbesondere nicht in

Kombination mit Antiseptika (Desinfektionsmitteln) auf PVP-Iod Basis (Komplex von Iod mit

Polyvinylpyrrolidon) auf benachbarten Hautarealen angewendet werden, da es in den Grenzbereichen zu

starken braunen bis violetten Verfärbungen der Haut kommen kann.

Bringen Sie Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann nicht in Kontakt mit anionischen Tensiden, z. B.

herkömmlichen Wasch- und Reinigungsmitteln. Aufgrund einer möglichen Wechselwirkung mit

anionischen Bestandteilen, wird empfohlen, destilliertes (oder steriles) Wasser als Lösemittel zu

verwenden.

Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann zusammen mit Nahrungsmitteln,

Getränken und Alkohol

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist nur zur äußerlichen Anwendung bestimmt.

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 Anwendung dieses Arzneimittels Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker um

Rat.

Schwangerschaft

Aus Gründen der Vorsicht sollte die Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann während der

Schwangerschaft möglichst vermieden werden. Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann sollte nur bei

strenger Indikationsstellung angewendet werden.

Stillzeit

Aus Gründen der Vorsicht sollte die Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann während der

Stillzeit möglichst vermieden werden. Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann sollte nur bei strenger

Indikationsstellung angewendet werden. Bei Stillenden sollte die Anwendung nicht im Bereich der Brust

erfolgen.

Fortpflanzungsfähigkeit

Die Auswirkungen von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann auf die menschliche

Fortpflanzungsfähigkeit wurden nicht untersucht.

Verkehrstüchtigkeit und Fähigkeit zum Bedienen von Maschinen

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann hat keinen Einfluss auf die Verkehrstüchtigkeit und die Fähigkeit

zum Bedienen von Maschinen.

3.

Wie ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann anzuwenden?

Wenden Sie dieses Arzneimittel immer genau wie in dieser Packungsbeilage beschrieben bzw. genau nach

Anweisung Ihres Arztes, Apothekers oder des medizinischen Fachpersonals an. Fragen Sie bei Ihrem

Arzt, Apotheker oder dem medizinischen Fachpersonal nach, wenn Sie sich nicht sicher sind.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist zur oberflächlichen Anwendung vorgesehen und darf nicht, z.

B. mittels Spritze in die Tiefe des Gewebes injiziert werden.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist zur Anwendung auf der Haut oder auf Wunden bestimmt.

Es wird empfohlen, Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann unverdünnt zu verwenden.

Falls nicht anders angegeben, besprühen Sie einmal täglich die leicht zugänglichen Stellen der zu

behandelnde Fläche sorgfältig mit Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann. Die Fläche muss dabei

vollständig benetzt werden. Alternativ besteht die Möglichkeit, Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann auf

Tupfer zu sprühen und die zu behandelnde Fläche nacheinander mit mindestens 2 Tupfern abzureiben.

Achten Sie auch hier auf die vollständige Benetzung. Die Verwendung von Tupfern ist am besten

geeignet.

Warten Sie nach erfolgter Anwendung mindestens eine Einwirkzeit von ein bis zwei Minuten ab, bevor

Sie einen Wundverband oder ein Pflaster anlegen bzw. Ihre Kleidung anziehen, damit Octenidin +

Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann vollständig trocknen kann.

Zur unterstützenden antiseptischen Therapie von Pilzerkrankungen der Haut zwischen den Fingern und

Zehen wird das Arzneimittel morgens und abends auf die befallenen Stellen aufgesprüht. Diese

Behandlung sollte zeitlich begrenzt sein.

Um die gewünschte Wirkung zu erzielen, sind diese Vorgaben sorgfältig einzuhalten.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann sollte ohne ärztliche Kontrolle nicht länger als 2 Wochen

angewendet werden.

Anwendung bei Kindern und Jugendlichen

Die empfohlene Dosis kann bei Erwachsenen und Kindern gleichermaßen angewendet werden.

Wenn Sie eine größere Menge von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann angewendet haben, als

Sie sollten

Eine Überdosierung ist bei lokaler Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann sehr

unwahrscheinlich. Bitte fragen Sie bei Ihrem Arzt, Apotheker oder dem medizinischen Fachpersonal nach,

wenn Sie sich nicht sicher sind.

Sollten Sie Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann versehentlich verschluckt haben, wenden Sie sich

umgehend an Ihren Arzt.

Wenn Sie die Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann vergessen haben

Wenden Sie nicht die doppelte Menge an, wenn Sie die vorherige Anwendung vergessen haben.

Wenn Sie die Anwendung von Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann abbrechen

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

Apotheker oder das medizinische Fachpersonal.

4.

Welche Nebenwirkungen sind möglich?

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

auftreten müssen.

Folgende Nebenwirkungen wurden bei Arzneimitteln beobachtet, die die Wirkstoffe

Octenidindihydrochlorid und Phenoxyethanol enthalten:

Seltene Nebenwirkungen (kann bis zu 1 von 1.000 Behandelten betreffen):

Brennen, Rötung, Juckreiz und Wärmegefühl auf den behandelten Hautarealen.

Sehr seltene Nebenwirkungen (kann bis zu 1 von 10.000 Behandelten betreffen):

Kontaktallergische Reaktionen, z. B. eine vorübergehende Rötung an der Applikationsstelle.

Nicht bekannt (Häufigkeit auf Grundlage der verfügbaren Daten nicht abschätzbar):

Nach Spülung tiefer Wunden mittels Spritze wurde über das Auftreten von anhaltenden

Schwellungen (Ödemen), Hautrötung (Erythem) und auch Gewebsnekrosen berichtet, die in einigen

Fällen chirurgische Maßnahmen erforderten (siehe Abschnitt 2).

Meldung von Nebenwirkungen

Wenn Sie Nebenwirkungen bemerken, wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt, Apotheker oder das medizinische

Fachpersonal. Dies gilt auch für Nebenwirkungen, die nicht in dieser Packungsbeilage angegeben sind.

Sie können Nebenwirkungen auch direkt dem

Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinprodukte

Abt. Pharmakovigilanz

Kurt-Georg-Kiesinger Allee 3

D-53175 Bonn

Website: www.bfarm.de

anzeigen.

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

Sicherheit dieses Arzneimittels zur Verfügung gestellt werden.

5.

Wie ist Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann aufzubewahren?

Bewahren Sie dieses Arzneimittel für Kinder unzugänglich auf.

Sie dürfen dieses Arzneimittel nach dem auf dem Umkarton angegebenen Verfalldatum nicht mehr

verwenden. Das Verfalldatum bezieht sich auf den letzten Tag des angegebenen Monats.

Für dieses Arzneimittel sind keine besonderen Lagerungsbedingungen erforderlich.

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist nach Anbruch 12 Monate verwendbar, jedoch nicht über das

Verfalldatum hinaus.

Entsorgen Sie Arzneimittel nicht im Abwasser. 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 Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann enthält

Die Wirkstoffe sind Octenidindihydrochlorid und Phenoxyethanol (Ph. Eur.). Ein ml Spray zur

Anwendung auf der Haut, Lösung enthält 1 mg Octenidindihydrochlorid und 20 mg

Phenoxyethanol.

Die sonstigen Bestandteile sind Natrium-D-gluconat, Glycerol, 2-[(3-

Kokosfettsäureamidopropyl)dimethylazaniumyl]acetat, gereinigtes Wasser und ggf. Salzsäure 10

% zur pH-Wert Einstellung.

Wie Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann aussieht und Inhalt der Packung

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann ist eine klare, farblose Lösung mit charakteristischem Geruch,

verfügbar in einer weißen Polyethylen (HDPE)-Flasche mit Dosierpumpe (0,20 ml) aus Polyethylen

(HDPE) und Polypropylen, die 50 ml oder 250 ml Lösung enthält.

Es werden möglicherweise nicht alle Packungsgrößen in den Verkehr gebracht.

Pharmazeutischer Unternehmer

Dr. Gerhard Mann

chem.-pharm. Fabrik GmbH

Brunsbütteler Damm 165-173

13581 Berlin

E-Mail: kontakt@bausch.com

Hersteller

ICN Polfa Rzeszów S.A.

Ul. Przemysłowa 2,

35-959 Rzeszów

Polen

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

den folgenden Bezeichnungen zugelassen:

Bulgarien:

OCTECARE 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml cutaneous spray, solution

Deutschland:

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml Spray zur Anwendung auf der

Haut, Lösung

Litauen:

Duoseptic 1 mg/20 mg/ml odos purškalas (tirpalas)

Österreich:

Octenidin + Phenoxyethanol Dr. Mann 1 mg/ml + 20 mg/ml Spray zur Anwendung auf der

Haut, Lösung

Polen:

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Relevance of new scientific information (Santos‐Vigil et al., 2018*) in relation to the risk assessment of genetically modified crops with Cry1Ac

Relevance of new scientific information (Santos‐Vigil et al., 2018*) in relation to the risk assessment of genetically modified crops with Cry1Ac

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, EFSA assessed the scientific publication by Santos‐Vigil et al. (2018). The outstanding question was whether or not the new scientific information contains elements that could lead the EFSA GMO Panel to reconsider the outcome of its previous risk assessments on genetically modified crops expressing Cry1Ac protein. Santos‐Vigil et al. (2018) investigated the allergenic potential and immunological effects of the Cry1Ac protei...

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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

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean MON 89788 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐011 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Monsanto Europe, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified soybean MON 89788, for food and feed uses, excluding cultivation within the European Union....

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17-11-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tau‐fluvalinate according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance tau‐fluvalinate. To assess the occurrence of tau‐fluvalinate residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008 as well as the European authorisations reported by Member St...

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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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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

Recommendations on the use of the proportionality approach in the framework of risk assessment for pesticide residues

Recommendations on the use of the proportionality approach in the framework of risk assessment for pesticide residues

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The technical report reflects the outcome of the discussions and agreements that were reached in the pesticides peer review meeting on residues and maximum residue levels regarding the principles and guidance for application of the proportionality concept in the risk assessment methodologies used at European level for the estimation of the maximum residue levels for pesticides. In addition, practical experiences on the use of the proportionality approach gained by EFSA hav...

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15-11-2018

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Assessment of genetically modified LLCotton25 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐010 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer, the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority (GMO Panel) was asked to deliver a scientific risk assessment on the data submitted in the context of the renewal of authorisation application for the herbicide‐tolerant genetically modified LLCotton25, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within the EU. The d...

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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...

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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...

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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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12-11-2018

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2018

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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1-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella

Pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), a monophagous moth whose larvae exclusively feed on developing buds, flowers, and fruits of cultivated and wild Pyrus spp. A. pirivorella is a species with reliable methods available for identification. A. pirivorellaoccurs in north‐east Asia only, causing significant damage in cultivated pears. It is regulated in the EU by Council Direc...

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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...

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31-10-2018

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Outcome of a public consultation on the draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) carried out a public consultation to receive input from the scientific community and all interested parties on a draft guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance, prepared by the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA), supported by the Working Group on Claims. The draft guidance was endorsed by the Panel for public consultation ...

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31-10-2018

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Updated review of the existing maximum residue levels for imazalil according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 following new toxicological information

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In compliance with Article 43 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA received a mandate from the European Commission to provide an update of the reasoned opinion on the review of existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for imazalil published on 5 September 2017, taking into account the additional information provided on the toxicity of the metabolites R014821, FK‐772 and FK‐284. EFSA did not derive MRL proposals from the post‐harvest uses reported on citrus fru...

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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...

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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...

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30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a monophagous pest weevil whose larvae exclusively feed on mango seeds, whereas adults feed on mango foliage. S. mangiferae is a species with reliable methods available for identification. It is regulated in the EU by Council Directive 2000/29/EC where it is listed in Annex IIB as a harmful organism whose introduction into EU Protec...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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18-10-2018

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 201 Revision 2 (FGE.201Rev2): 2‐alkylated, aliphatic, acyclic alpha,beta‐unsaturated aldehydes and precursors, with or without additional double‐bonds, from chemical subgroup 1.1.2 of FGE.19

Scientific Opinion on Flavouring Group Evaluation 201 Revision 2 (FGE.201Rev2): 2‐alkylated, aliphatic, acyclic alpha,beta‐unsaturated aldehydes and precursors, with or without additional double‐bonds, from chemical subgroup 1.1.2 of FGE.19

Published on: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings of the European Food Safety Authority was requested to consider in this revision 2 of Flavouring Group Evaluation 201, the additional data on genotoxicity submitted by the Industry on two substances, 2‐methylpent‐2‐enal [FL‐no: 05.090] and 2 methylcrotonaldehyde [FL‐no: 05.095], from subgroup 1.1.2 of FGE.19. In FGE.201Rev1, the Panel concluded that further data were required in order to clarify the genotoxic poten...

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18-10-2018

Training courses in systematic reviews or in specific steps of systematic review for EFSA Risk Assessment

Training courses in systematic reviews or in specific steps of systematic review for EFSA Risk Assessment

Published on: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The present document has been produced and adopted by the bodies identified above as author(s). This task has been carried out exclusively by the author(s) in the context of a contract between the European Food Safety Authority and the author(s), awarded following a tender procedure. The present document is published complying with the transparency principle to which the Authority is subject. It may not be considered as an output adopted by the Authority. Th...

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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...

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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 ...

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15-10-2018

EFSA Focal Points: a decade of networking for European food safety

EFSA Focal Points: a decade of networking for European food safety

EFSA Focal Points: a decade of networking for European food safety

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11-10-2018

Wild boar in focus: Review of existing models on spatial distribution and density of wild boar and proposal for next steps

Wild boar in focus: Review of existing models on spatial distribution and density of wild boar and proposal for next steps

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This report provides a review of existing models for predicting the spatial distribution and abundance of wild boar at various scales (global, continental, national and regional) in order to inform the development of a new model to produce estimates of wild boar abundance at European level. The review identifies and discusses a range of models based on a wide variety of data types, corresponding to those targeted by the data collection model set by ENETwild,...

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9-10-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance flumioxazin in light of negligible exposure data submitted

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance flumioxazin in light of negligible exposure data submitted

Published on: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessment carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, Czech Republic, for the pesticide active substance flumioxazin are reported. The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a peer review and provide its conclusions on whether exposure of humans to flumioxazin can be considered negligible, taking into account the European Commission's draft guidance on th...

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2-10-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for cyflufenamid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for cyflufenamid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance cyflufenamid. To assess the occurrence of cyflufenamid residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (in...

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28-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623)

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623)

Published on: Thu, 27 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State, France, for the pesticide active substance ABE‐IT 56 (components of lysate of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain DDSF623) 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...

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27-9-2018

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tembotrione according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Review of the existing maximum residue levels for tembotrione according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005

Published on: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 According to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, EFSA has reviewed the maximum residue levels (MRLs) currently established at European level for the pesticide active substance tembotrione. To assess the occurrence of tembotrione residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011 as well as the import tolerances and European author...

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27-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for the active substance  copper (I), copper (II) variants

Outcome of the consultation on confirmatory data used in risk assessment for the active substance copper (I), copper (II) variants

Published on: Wed, 26 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following the first approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Me...

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26-9-2018

Technical Report on the notification of syrup from Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench as a traditional food from a third country pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Technical Report on the notification of syrup from Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench as a traditional food from a third country pursuant to Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283

Published on: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Abstract Following a notification from Sorghum Zrt., submitted to the European Commission under Article 14 of Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 to place on the market syrup from Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench as a traditional food from a third country (TF), and in line with Article 15(2) of that Regulation, EFSA was asked by the European Commission whether there are duly reasoned safety objections to the placing on the market of the TF within the European Union. The ap...

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22-9-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information on genetically modified carnation FLO‐40689‐6

Risk assessment of new sequencing information on genetically modified carnation FLO‐40689‐6

Published on: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) carnation FLO‐40689‐6 and concluded that there is no scientific reason to consider that the import, distribution and retailing in the EU of carnation FLO‐40689‐6 cut flowers for ornamental use will cause any adverse effects on human health or the environment. On 27 October 2017, the European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for...

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22-9-2018

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean BPS‐CV127‐9

Risk assessment of new sequencing information for genetically modified soybean BPS‐CV127‐9

Published on: Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The GMO Panel has previously assessed genetically modified (GM) soybean BPS‐CV127‐9. This soybean was found to be as safe and nutritious as its conventional counterpart and commercial soybean varieties with respect to potential effects on human and animal health and the environment in the context of its intended uses. On 16 February 2018, European Commission requested EFSA to analyse new nucleic acid sequencing data and updated bioinformatics data for GM soy...

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21-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for sulfoxaflor in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member State...

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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...

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19-9-2018

Danish Medicines Agency aces European benchmark survey

Danish Medicines Agency aces European benchmark survey

The Danish Medicines Agency has just scored 4.5 of a possible 5 in the common-European survey known as the Benchmarking of European Medicines Agencies (BEMA). ”It's a really good result that will benefit all of us and may help raise the standard throughout Europe,” said the Danish health minister.

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19-9-2018

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

National dietary survey in 2012‐2016 on the general population aged 1‐79 years in the Netherlands

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 During the years 2012‐2016, the Dutch National Food Consumption survey was conducted in the Netherlands. For the survey, a random sample was drawn from consumer panels stratified by age and gender and maintained representative to the population with regard to region, address density and educational level. Complete results were obtained for 4,313 persons (response rate 65%); including toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and elderly. Pregnant or lactating ...

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18-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance sodium hydrogen carbonate

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance sodium hydrogen carbonate

Published on: Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State Austria for the pesticide active substance sodium hydrogen carbonate 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 use of sodium hyd...

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2-10-2018

EU/3/14/1242 (Neurolixis SAS)

EU/3/14/1242 (Neurolixis SAS)

EU/3/14/1242 (Active substance: 3-Chloro-4-fluorophenyl-[4-fluoro-4-{[(5-methylpyrimidin-2-ylmethyl) amino]methyl}piperidin-1-yl]methanone) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)6436 of Tue, 02 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/163/13/T/01

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