Palonosetron Accord

Hauptinformation

  • Handelsname:
  • Palonosetron Accord
  • Verwenden für:
  • Menschen
  • Art der Medizin:
  • allopathic Droge

Dokumenten

Lokalisierung

  • Erhältlich in:
  • Palonosetron Accord
    Europäische Union
  • Sprache:
  • Deutsch

Therapeutische Informationen

  • Therapiegruppe:
  • Antiemetika und Mittel gegen Übelkeit
  • Therapiebereich:
  • Übelkeit
  • Anwendungsgebiete:
  • Palonosetron Accord ist bei Erwachsenen indiziert für:.

Weitere Informationen

Status

  • Quelle:
  • EMA - European Medicines Agency
  • Berechtigungsstatus:
  • Autorisiert
  • Zulassungsnummer:
  • EMEA/H/C/004129
  • Berechtigungsdatum:
  • 26-05-2016
  • EMEA-Code:
  • EMEA/H/C/004129
  • Letzte Änderung:
  • 02-03-2018

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EMA/243539/2016

EMEA/H/C/004129

Zusammenfassung des EPAR für die Öffentlichkeit

Palonosetron Accord

Palonosetron

Dies ist eine Zusammenfassung des Europäischen Öffentlichen Beurteilungsberichts (EPAR) für

Palonosetron Accord. Hierin wird erläutert, wie die Agentur das Arzneimittel beurteilt hat, um zu ihren

Empfehlungen für die Zulassung des Arzneimittels in der EU und die Anwendungsbedingungen zu

gelangen. Diese Zusammenfassung ist nicht als praktischer Rat zur Anwendung von

Palonosetron Accord zu verstehen.

Wenn Sie als Patient praktische Informationen über Palonosetron Accord benötigen, lesen Sie bitte die

Packungsbeilage oder wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker.

Was ist Palonosetron Accord und wofür wird es angewendet?

Palonosetron Accord wird zur Prävention von Nausea (Übelkeit) und Erbrechen angewendet, die durch

eine Chemotherapie (Arzneimittel zur Behandlung von Krebserkrankungen) hervorgerufen werden. Es

wird bei Erwachsenen und Kindern ab einem Monat bei einer Chemotherapie mit Arzneimitteln

angewendet, die entweder starke Auslöser für Übelkeit und Erbrechen (wie Cisplatin) oder mäßige

Auslöser für Übelkeit und Erbrechen (wie Cyclophosphamid, Doxorubicin oder Carboplatin) sind.

Palonosetron Accord enthält den Wirkstoff Palonosetron. Es ist ein „Generikum“. Dies bedeutet, dass

Palonosetron Accord einem bereits in der Europäischen Union (EU) zugelassenen

„Referenzarzneimittel“, Aloxi, ähnlich ist. Weitere Informationen über Generika finden Sie in dem

Frage- und Antwort-Dokument hier.

Wie wird Palonosetron Accord angewendet?

Palonosetron Accord sollte nur vor Beginn der Chemotherapie angewendet werden. Es ist als

Injektionslösung oder Infusionslösung (Tropfinfusion) in eine Vene erhältlich, die etwa 30 Minuten vor

Beginn der Chemotherapie von einem Angehörigen der Heilberufe gegeben werden sollte. Bei

Erwachsenen beträgt die empfohlene Dosis 250 Mikrogramm, die über 30 Sekunden hinweg in eine

Palonosetron Accord

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Vene injiziert wird. Es kann zusammen mit einem Kortikosteroid (einer anderen Art von Arzneimittel,

das zur Prävention von Übelkeit und Erbrechen eingesetzt werden kann) zur Verstärkung der Wirkung

verabreicht werden. Bei Kindern sollte die Lösung über 15 Minuten hinweg in einer Dosis von

20 Mikrogramm pro Kilogramm Körpergewicht per Infusion in eine Vene gegeben werden.

Das Arzneimittel ist nur auf ärztliche Verschreibung erhältlich.

Wie wirkt Palonosetron Accord?

Der Wirkstoff in Palonosetron Accord, Palonosetron, ist ein „5HT3-Antagonist“. Dies bedeutet, dass er

die Bindung einer chemischen Substanz im Körper, 5-Hydroxytryptamin (5HT, auch als Serotonin

bekannt), an die 5HT3-Rezeptoren im Darm verhindert. Bei der Bindung an diese Rezeptoren bewirkt

5HT normalerweise Übelkeit und Erbrechen. Palonosetron Accord verhindert durch das Blockieren

dieser Rezeptoren Übelkeit und Erbrechen, wie sie häufig nach einer Chemotherapie auftreten.

Wie wurde Palonosetron Accord untersucht?

Das Unternehmen legte Daten zu Palonosetron aus der veröffentlichten Fachliteratur vor. Es waren

keine zusätzlichen Studien erforderlich, da Palonosetron Accord ein Generikum ist, das als Infusion

angewendet wird und denselben Wirkstoff wie das Referenzarzneimittel, Aloxi, enthält.

Welcher Nutzen und welche Risiken sind mit Palonosetron Accord

verbunden?

Da Palonosetron Accord ein Generikum ist, wird davon ausgegangen, dass es den gleichen Nutzen und

die gleichen Risiken wie das Referenzarzneimittel aufweist.

Warum wurde Palonosetron Accord zugelassen?

Der Ausschuss für Humanarzneimittel (CHMP) der Agentur gelangte zu dem Schluss, dass gemäß den

Anforderungen der EU für Palonosetron Accord der Nachweis erbracht wurde, dass es mit Aloxi

vergleichbar ist. Der CHMP war daher der Ansicht, dass wie bei Aloxi der Nutzen gegenüber den

festgestellten Risiken überwiegt, und empfahl, Palonosetron Accord zur Anwendung in der EU

zuzulassen.

Welche Maßnahmen werden zur Gewährleistung der sicheren und

wirksamen Anwendung von Palonosetron Accord ergriffen?

Es wurde ein Risikomanagementplan entwickelt, um sicherzustellen, dass Palonosetron Accord so

sicher wie möglich angewendet wird. Auf der Grundlage dieses Plans wurden Sicherheitsinformationen

in die Zusammenfassung der Merkmale des Arzneimittels und die Packungsbeilage für

Palonosetron Accord aufgenommen, einschließlich geeigneter Vorsichtsmaßnahmen für Angehörige der

Heilberufe und Patienten.

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Weitere Informationen über Palonosetron Accord

Den vollständigen Wortlaut des EPAR für Palonosetron Accord finden Sie auf der Website der

Agentur: ema.europa.eu/Find medicine/Human medicines/European public assessment reports. Wenn

Sie weitere Informationen zur Behandlung mit Palonosetron Accord benötigen, lesen Sie bitte die

Packungsbeilage (ebenfalls Teil des EPAR) oder wenden Sie sich an Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker.

Den vollständigen Wortlaut des EPAR für das Referenzarzneimittel finden Sie ebenfalls auf der Website

der Agentur.

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

B. PACKUNGSBEILAGE

Gebrauchsinformation: Information für Patienten

Palonosetron Accord 250 Mikrogramm Injektionslösung

Palonosetron

Lesen Sie die gesamte Packungsbeilage sorgfältig durch, bevor Sie dieses Arzneimittels erhalten,

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 oder das

medizinische Fachpersonal.

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

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

Packungsbeilage angegeben sind. Siehe Abschnitt 4.

Was in dieser Packungsbeilage steht

Was ist Palonosetron Accord und wofür wird es angewendet?

Was sollten Sie beachten, bevor Palonosetron Accord bei Ihnen angewendet wird?

Wie wird Palonosetron Accord angewendet?

Welche Nebenwirkungen sind möglich?

Wie ist Palonosetron Accord aufzubewahren?

Inhalt der Packung und weitere Informationen

1.

Was ist Palonosetron Accord und wofür wird es angewendet?

Palonosetron Accord gehört zu einer Gruppe von Arzneimitteln, die als Serotonin- (5HT

Antagonisten bezeichnet werden.

Diese können die Wirkung einer als Serotonin bezeichneten chemischen Substanz blockieren, welche

Übelkeit und Erbrechen verursachen kann.

Palonosetron Accord wird bei Erwachsenen, Jugendlichen und Kindern ab einem Monat zur

Vorbeugung gegen Übelkeit und Erbrechen verwendet, die im Zusammenhang mit einer

Chemotherapie wegen Krebs auftreten.

2.

Was sollten Sie beachten, bevor Palonosetron Accord bei Ihnen angewendet wird?

Palonosetron Accord darf nicht angewendet werden,

wenn Sie allergisch gegen Palonosetron oder einen der in Abschnitt 6. genannten sonstigen

Bestandteile dieses Arzneimittels sind.

Warnhinweise und Vorsichtsmaßnahmen

Bitte sprechen Sie mit Ihrem Arzt oder Apotheker oder das medizinische Fachpersonal, bevor Sie

Palonosetron Accord anwenden,

wenn Sie einen akuten Darmverschluss haben oder in ihrer Vorgeschichte wiederholt unter

Verstopfung gelitten haben.

wenn Sie Palonosetron Accord gemeinsam mit anderen Arzneimitteln anwenden, die

Herzrhythmusstörungen verursachen können, wie zum Beispiel Amiodaron, Nicardipin,

Chinidin, Moxifloxacin, Erythromycin, Haloperidol, Chlorpromazin, Quetiapin, Thioridazin,

Domperidon.

wenn bei Ihnen selbst oder einem nahen Verwandten eine bestimmte Veränderung des

Herzrhythmus (Verlängerung des QT-Intervalls) vorliegt.

wenn Sie an sonstigen Herzerkrankungen leiden.

wenn die Konzentrationen bestimmter Mineralstoffe in Ihrem Blut, z. B. von Kalium und

Magnesium, von der Norm abweichen und nicht behandelt wurden.

Es wird nicht empfohlen, Palonosetron Accord in den Tagen nach der Chemotherapie anzuwenden, es

sei denn, Sie erhalten einen weiteren Chemotherapie-Zyklus.

Anwendung von Palonosetron Accord zusammen mit anderen Arzneimitteln

Informieren Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker, wenn Sie andere Arzneimittel einnehmen / anwenden,

kürzlich andere Arzneimittel eingenommen / angewendet haben oder beabsichtigen, andere

Arzneimittel einzunehmen / anzuwenden, darunter:

SSRI (selektive Serotonin-Wiederaufnahme-Hemmer) zur Behandlung von Depressionen und/oder

Angststörungen, wie z. B. Fluoxetin, Paroxetin, Sertralin, Fluvoxamin, Citalopram, Escitalopram

SNRI (Serotonin-Noradrenalin-Wiederaufnahme-Hemmer) zur Behandlung von Depressionen

und/oder Angststörungen, wie z. B. Venlafaxin, Duloxetin.

Schwangerschaft und Stillzeit

Schwangerschaft

Wenn Sie schwanger sind oder glauben, schwanger zu sein, wird Ihr Arzt Ihnen Palonosetron Accord

nicht geben, es sei denn, es ist eindeutig erforderlich.

Es ist nicht bekannt, ob Palonosetron Accord schädliche Folgen hat, wenn es während der

Schwangerschaft angewendet wird.

Wenn Sie schwanger sind oder vermuten, schwanger zu sein, fragen Sie vor der Einnahme von allen

Arzneimitteln Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker um Rat.

Stillzeit

Es ist nicht bekannt, ob Palonosetron Accord in die Muttermilch übergeht.

Fragen Sie Ihren Arzt oder Apotheker um Rat, bevor Sie Palonosetron Accord anwenden, wenn Sie

stillen.

Verkehrstüchtigkeit und Fähigkeit zum Bedienen von Maschinen

Palonosetron Accord kann Schwindel oder Müdigkeit verursachen. Wenn dies bei Ihnen der Fall ist,

dürfen Sie sich nicht an das Steuer eines Fahrzeugs setzen und keine Werkzeuge oder Maschinen

bedienen.

Wichtige Informationen über einige der Bestandteile von Palonosetron Accord

Dieses Arzneimittel

enthält weniger als 1 mmol Natrium (23 mg) pro Durchstechflasche, d.h. es ist

nahezu „natriumfrei“.

3.

Wie wird Palonosetron Accord angewendet?

Normalerweise injiziert ein Arzt oder eine Krankenschwester Palonosetron Accord 30 Minuten vor

Beginn der Chemotherapie.

Erwachsene

Die empfohlene Palonosetron Accord-Dosis beträgt 250 Mikrogramm, gegeben in Form einer raschen

Injektion in eine Vene.

Kinder und Jugendliche (im Alter von 1 Monat bis zu 17 Jahren)

Die Dosis wird vom Arzt anhand des Körpergewichts festgelegt, jedoch beträgt die Höchstdosis

1.500 Mikrogramm.

Palonosetron Accord wird als langsame Infusion in eine Vene verabreicht.

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

oder 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.

Erwachsene

Häufig

Diese können bis zu 1 von 10 Behandelten betreffen

Kopfschmerzen, Schwindel, Verstopfung und Durchfall.

Gelegentlich

Diese können bis zu 1 von 100 Behandelten betreffen

-

Blutdruckanstieg oder –abfall

-

Abweichungen von der normalen Herzschlagfolge oder Mangeldurchblutung des Herzens

-

Venenverfärbung und/oder Venenerweiterung

-

Kaliumüberschuss oder Kaliummangel im Blut

-

hohe Blutzuckerspiegel oder Zucker im Urin

-

niedrige Kalziumspiegel im Blut

-

hohe Spiegel des Blutfarbstoffs Bilirubin im Blut

-

hohe Spiegel bestimmter Leberenzyme

-

gehobene Stimmung oder Angstgefühle

-

Schläfrigkeit oder Schlafstörungen

-

Appetitminderung oder Appetitverlust

-

Schwäche, Abgeschlagenheit, Fieber oder grippeähnliche Beschwerden

-

Taubheitsgefühl, brennendes Gefühl, Kribbeln oder „ Ameisenlaufen“ auf der Haut

-

juckender Hautausschlag

-

Sehstörungen oder Augenreizung

-

Bewegungskrankheit

-

Ohrensausen

-

Schluckauf, Blähungen, Mundtrockenheit oder Verdauungsstörungen

-

Bauchschmerzen

-

Schwierigkeiten beim Wasserlassen

-

Gelenkschmerzen

-

EKG-Veränderungen (Verlängerung des QT-Intervalls)

Sehr selten

Diese können bis zu 1 von 10.000 Behandelten betreffen

Allergische Reaktionen auf Palonosetron Accord

Zu den Anzeichen können Anschwellen der Lippen, des Gesichts, der Zunge oder des Rachens,

Atembeschwerden oder Kreislaufzusammenbruch gehören; außerdem kann es zu einem juckenden

Hautausschlag mit Quaddelbildung (Nesselfieber) kommen, ferner zu Brennen oder Schmerzen an der

Einstichstelle.

Kinder und Jugendliche

Häufig

Diese können bis zu 1 von 10 Behandelten betreffen

Kopfschmerzen

Gelegentlich

Diese können bis zu 1 von 100 Behandelten betreffen

Schwindel

ruckartige unwillkürliche Körperbewegungen

Herzrhytmusstörungen

Husten oder Atemnot

Nasenbluten

juckender Hautausschlag oder Nesselfieber

Fieber

Schmerzen an der Infusionsstelle

Meldung von Nebenwirkungen

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

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

angegeben sind. Sie können Nebenwirkungen auch direkt über das in Anhang V aufgeführte nationale

Meldesystem anzeigen. Indem Sie Nebenwirkungen melden, können Sie dazu beitragen, dass mehr

Informationen über die Sicherheit dieses Arzneimittels zur Verfügung gestellt werden.

5.

Wie ist Palonosetron Accord aufzubewahren?

Bewahren Sie dieses Arzneimittel für Kinder unzugänglich auf.

Sie dürfen dieses Arzneimittel nach dem auf dem Umkarton nach „Verwendbar bis“ und der

Durchstechflasche nach „EXP“ angegebenen Verfalldatum nicht mehr verwenden. Das Verfalldatum

bezieht sich auf den letzten Tag des angegebenen Monats.

Für dieses Arzneimittel sind keine besonderen Lagerungsbedingungen erforderlich.

Nur zur einmaligen Anwendung, nicht verwendete Lösung ist zu verwerfen.

6.

Inhalt der Packung und weitere Informationen

Was Palonosetron Accord enthält

Der Wirkstoff ist Palonosetron (als Hydrochlorid).

Jeder ml Lösung enthält 50 Mikrogramm Palonosetron. Eine Durchstechflasche mit 5 ml

Lösung enthält 250 Mikrogramm Palonosetron.

Die sonstigen Bestandteile sind Mannitol, Natriumedetat (Natriumgehalt siehe Abschnitt 2),

Natriumcitrat, Citronensäure-Monohydrat, Natriumhydroxid (Natriumgehalt siehe Abschnitt 2),

Salzsäure 36% und Wasser für Injektionszwecke.

Wie Palonosetron Accord aussieht und Inhalt der Packung

Palonosetron Accord Injektionslösung ist eine klare, farblose Lösung, erhältlich in einer 6-ml-

Durchstechflasche aus Glas mit Chlorbutyl-Gummistopfen und einem

Flip-off-

Versiegelung aus

Aluminium. Jede Durchstechflasche enthält 1 Dosis.

Packungsgröße mit 1 Durchstechflasche.

Pharmazeutischer Unternehmer

Accord Healthcare Limited

Sage House

319, Pinner Road, North Harrow

Middlesex HA1 4HF

Vereinigtes Königreich

Hersteller

Accord Healthcare Limited

Ground floor, Sage House

319, Pinner Road, North Harrow

Middlesex HA1 4HF

Vereinigtes Königreich

Wessling Hungary Kft

Fòti ùt 56, Budapest, H-1047,

Ungarn

Diese Packungsbeilage wurde zuletzt überarbeitet im {MonatJJJJ}

Weitere Informationsquellen

Ausführliche Informationen zu diesem Arzneimittel sind auf den Internetseiten der Europäischen

Arzneimittel-Agentur http://www.ema.europa.eu/

verfügbar.

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Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in hops

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant ADAMA Agriculture BV on behalf of ADAMA Makhteshim Ltd. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to modify the existing maximum residue level for the active substance captan in hops. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be insufficient to conclude whether the existing residue definitions are appropriate for hops. Although the number of residue ...

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22-12-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for captan in cranberries

Published on: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Belgian Federal Public Service (FPS) for Health, Food chain safety and Environment, submitted an application as the competent national authority in Belgium to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance captan in cranberries. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposal for cranberries. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement ...

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20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

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20-12-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 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 States, the applican...

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18-12-2018

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

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

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 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 pencycuron. To assess the occurrence of pencycuron 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 States (incl...

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15-12-2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 Among the tasks of EFSA, according to its founding regulation (Regulation (EC) No 178/2002), there is the establishment of a system of Networks of organisations operating in the fields within EFSA's mission, the objective being to facilitate a scientific cooperation framework by the coordination of activities, the exchange of information, the development and implementation of joint projects, the exchange of expertise and best practices. Additionally, the EFSA Science Strat...

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30-11-2018

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

The European Union summary report on surveillance for the presence of transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in 2017

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 This report presents the results of surveillance on transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSEs) in bovine animals, sheep, goats, cervids and other animal species, as well as genotyping in sheep, carried out in 2017 in the European Union (EU) according to Regulation (EC) 999/2001, and in Iceland, Norway and Switzerland. In total, 1,312,714 cattle were tested by the 28 EU Member States (MSs) which is a decrease of 3% compared with 2016; 18,526 were tested by the three n...

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27-11-2018

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

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

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

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24-11-2018

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

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

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

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24-11-2018

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

Hazard identification and ranking for poultry at slaughter

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

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21-11-2018

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

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

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

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21-11-2018

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Setting of an import tolerance for mandipropamid in cocoa beans

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Agro GmbH submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set a maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mandipropamid in cocoa beans imported from Nigeria and Cameroon. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal of 0.06 mg/kg. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the res...

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20-11-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for pyraclostrobin in soyabean

Published on: Mon, 19 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 France to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance pyraclostrobin in soyabean. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for soyabean. The applicant provided a new validated analytical method to control residues of pyraclostrobin on the commodity u...

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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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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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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

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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13-11-2018

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Setting of import tolerances for teflubenzuron in grapefruits, mandarins and broccoli

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to set import tolerances for the active substance teflubenzuron in grapefruits and mandarins imported from Brazil and for broccoli imported from Paraguay. The data submitted were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for grapefruits and broccoli. The MRL derived ...

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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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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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6-11-2018

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

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

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

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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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23-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Mon, 22 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified 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, residue trials on strawberries, onions, garlic, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, artichokes, leeks and rape seeds were submitted. The data gaps are considere...

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20-10-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

Published on: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant, Nichino Europe Co. Ltd., submitted application request to the competent national authority in the Netherlands to evaluate confirmatory data that were identified for pyraflufen‐ethyl in the framework of the maximum residue level (MRL) review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The submitted data were sufficient to confirm the MRLs for citrus fruits, tree nuts, pome fruits, stone fruits, table and wine grapes, curra...

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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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17-10-2018

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Lumpy skin disease: scientific and technical assistance on control and surveillance activities

Published on: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The duration of the vaccination campaign sufficient to eliminate lumpy skin disease (LSD) mainly depends on the vaccination effectiveness and coverage achieved. By using a spread epidemiological model, assuming a vaccination effectiveness of 65%, with 50% and 90% coverage, 3 and 4 years campaigns, respectively, are needed to eliminate LSD. When vaccination effectiveness is 80% to 95%, 2 years of vaccination at coverage of 90% is sufficient to eliminate LSD vir...

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16-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for mepiquat in cotton seeds and animal commodities

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant, BASF SE, submitted an application to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance mepiquat in cotton seeds. The data submitted in support of the application were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for cotton seeds and the previously derived MRL proposals for animal commodities were found to be stil...

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6-10-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for epoxiconazole in beetroots

Published on: Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance epoxiconazole in beetroots. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal for beetroots. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are...

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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

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 ...

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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

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for flonicamid in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for flonicamid in various crops

Published on: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance flonicamid in radishes. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant ISK Biosciences Europe N.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in the Ne...

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25-9-2018

Daiso Holdings Ltd. recalls Daiso Brand Consumer Chemical Products

Daiso Holdings Ltd. recalls Daiso Brand Consumer Chemical Products

The recalled products have not been properly classified according to the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001, in order to ensure appropriate hazard labelling. These regulations are empowered by the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

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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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21-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for clothianidin in potatoes

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for clothianidin in potatoes

Published on: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer CropScience AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance clothianidin to accommodate the use on potatoes imported from Canada. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a MRL proposal. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are availa...

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19-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for potassium phosphonates in certain berries and small fruits

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for potassium phosphonates in certain berries and small fruits

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant LTZ Augustenberg submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance potassium phosphonates in raspberries, blackberries, currants, blueberries, gooseberries and elderberries. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for all crops under c...

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19-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for flonicamid in various root crops

Published on: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Council submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance flonicamid in beetroots, carrots, celeriacs/turnip rooted celeries, horseradishes, Jerusalem artichokes, parsnips, parsley roots/Hamburg roots parsley, radishes, salsifies, swedes/rutabagas, tu...

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13-9-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 12 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 fluquinconazole. Considering the information provided by Member States, neither EU uses nor import tolerances are currently authorised for fluquinconazole within the European Union. Furthermore, no MRLs are established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (codex maximum residue ...

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11-9-2018

Risk assessment of substances used in food supplements: the example of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre

Risk assessment of substances used in food supplements: the example of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre

Published on: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Botanicals and preparations derived from these are among the substances frequently added to foods and food supplements, yet the safety of many botanicals has not been systematically assessed. In the context of the EU‐FORA fellowship programme, the fellow performed an assessment on the safety of the botanical Gymnema sylvestre, in accordance with EFSA's guidance on the assessment of safety of botanicals. Although preparations of G. sylvestre are marketed as f...

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11-9-2018

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Modelling of inactivation through heating for quantitative microbiological risk assessment (QMRA)

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 EFSA regards the household as a stage in the food chain that is important for the final number of food‐borne infections. The fate of a pathogen in the private kitchen largely depends on consumer hygiene during preparation of food and on its proper cooking, especially in the case of meat. Unfortunately, detailed information on the microbiological survival in meat products after heating in the consumer kitchen is lacking. The aim of the study was to improve th...

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11-9-2018

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Assessment of occupational and dietary exposure to pesticide residues

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Plant protection products (PPPs) are pesticides containing at least one active substance that drives specific actions against pests (diseases). PPPs are regulated in the EU and cannot be placed on the market or used without prior authorisation. EFSA assesses the possible risks of the use of active substances to humans and environment. Member States decide whether or not to approve their use at EU level. Furthermore, Member States decide at national level on ...

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4-9-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for milk for use in plant protection as fungicide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for milk for use in plant protection as fungicide

Published on: Mon, 03 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 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 milk are presented. The context of the evaluation was that req...

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1-9-2018

Multiple “Dr. King’s” homeopathic and “Natural Pet” veterinary products recalled due to potential microbial contamination

Multiple “Dr. King’s” homeopathic and “Natural Pet” veterinary products recalled due to potential microbial contamination

Health Canada is advising consumers and pet owners not to use homeopathic and veterinary products made by King Bio Inc. and labeled as "Dr. King's," "Dr King's Natural Pet" or "Natural Pet." These products may pose a health risk to people and pets, especially children, pregnant women and those with compromised immune systems, because of potential microbial contamination. According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, high levels of microbial contamination were identified at the manufacturin...

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1-9-2018

Acknowledgement:EFSA  wishes  to  thank  the  rapporteur  Member  State  Denmark  for  thepreparatory work on this scientific output.Suggested citation:EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Brancato A, Brocca D, Carrasco Cabrera L,De Lentdecker C, Erdos

Acknowledgement:EFSA wishes to thank the rapporteur Member State Denmark for thepreparatory work on this scientific output.Suggested citation:EFSA (European Food Safety Authority), Brancato A, Brocca D, Carrasco Cabrera L,De Lentdecker C, Erdos

Published on: Fri, 31 Aug 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 napropamide. To assess the occurrence of napropamide 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 (incl...

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1-9-2018

Review of the existing MRLs for fenbuconazole

Review of the existing MRLs for fenbuconazole

Published on: Fri, 31 Aug 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 fenbuconazole. To assess the occurrence of fenbuconazole residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Directive 91/414/EEC, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Akynzeo,Fosnetupitant,palonosetron, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0140/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

8-10-2018

Palonosetron Hospira (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

Palonosetron Hospira (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

Palonosetron Hospira (Active substance: palonosetron) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6606 of Mon, 08 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4069/T/04

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

25-9-2018

Pelgraz (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Pelgraz (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Pelgraz (Active substance: pegfilgrastim) - Centralised - Authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)6288 of Tue, 25 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/003961/0000

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

24-9-2018

Lenalidomide Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Lenalidomide Accord (Accord Healthcare Limited)

Lenalidomide Accord (Active substance: lenalidomide) - Centralised - Authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)6237 of Mon, 24 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4857

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

10-9-2018

Akynzeo (Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Akynzeo (Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Akynzeo (Active substance: netupitant / palonosetron) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)5947 of Mon, 10 Sep 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety