Act-3

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Act-3 200 mg Liquid filled capsule
  • Dosage:
  • 200 mg
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Liquid filled capsule
  • Units in package:
  • Blister pack, PVC/Al foil 40's, 40 capsules
  • Class:
  • Pharmacy only
  • Prescription type:
  • Pharmacy only
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • Dipharma Francis Srl

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Act-3 200 mg Liquid filled capsule
    New Zealand
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Medsafe - Medicines Safety Authority - New Zealand
  • Authorization number:
  • 5961
  • Authorization date:
  • 11-09-1989
  • Last update:
  • 27-09-2017

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for trifloxystrobin in broccoli

Modification of the existing maximum residue level for trifloxystrobin in broccoli

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer Hellas AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue level (MRL) for the active substance trifloxystrobin in broccoli. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive an MRL proposal for broccoli. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of trifloxystrobin o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aclonifen in celeriacs and certain fresh herbs

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aclonifen in celeriacs and certain fresh herbs

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicants Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft und Gartenbau Sachsen‐Anhalt (LSA) and Dienstleistungszentrum Ländlicher Raum Rheinpfalz (DLR), respectively, submitted a request to the competent national authority in Germany to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance aclonifen in chives, parsley, celery leaves/dill leaves, thyme/savoury and in celeriacs/turnip‐rooted celery. The ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Isagro S.p.A submitted a request to the competent national authority in Italy to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance tetraconazole in various crops and animal commodities. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for tetraconazole in kaki/Japanese persimmon, linseeds and poppy seeds. Adequate analytical me...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Greece and co‐rapporteur Member State Cyprus for the pesticide active substance fenamiphos are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 844/2012. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of fenamiphos as a nematic...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for aminopyralid in certain cereals

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Dow AgroSciences Denmark submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance aminopyralid in cereals. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for barley, rye, sorghum, millet and oats. A modification of the existing MRL of aminopyralid in wh...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the competent national authority in Belgium prepared a request to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance spirotetramat in Florence fennels and rhubarbs. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to modify the existing MRLs for spirotetramat in the group of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan and Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets Due to detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in the Products

Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan and Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets Due to detection of a Trace Amount of Unexpected Impurity, N- nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in the Products

-- Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc., dba Solco Healthcare LLC., has initiated a voluntary recall of one (1) lot of Irbesartan and seven (7) lots of Irbesartan HCTZ Tablets to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amount of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing, under Regulation (EC) No 1829‐2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐112)

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × NK603 × DAS‐40278‐9 (four‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine four single events: MON 89034, 1507, NK603 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the four single events and four of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the maize single events or their four subcombinations that could lead to modification of the original conclusions on their safety have been identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 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 dazomet. To assess the occurrence of dazomet 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 (including the supporting re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of B‐Act® when used in feed for turkeys for fattening, reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying. B‐Act® is a preparation containing viable spores of a Bacillus licheniformis strain. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qua...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Assessment of genetically modified maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 and subcombinations independently of their origin for food and feed uses, import and processing under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐NL‐2013‐11

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Maize MON 89034 × 1507 × MON 88017 × 59122 × DAS‐40278‐9 (five‐event stack maize) was produced by conventional crossing to combine five single events: MON 89034, 1507, MON 88017, 59122 and DAS‐40278‐9. The GMO Panel previously assessed the 5 single maize events and 11 of their subcombinations and did not identify safety concerns. No new data on the single maize events or their 11 subcombinations that could modify the original conclusions on their safety were identified. Th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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 metam. To assess the occurrence of metam residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EC) No 33/2008C as well as the European authorisations reported by Member States (including the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer CropScience submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to set an import tolerance for the active substance spiromesifen in coffee beans. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for coffee beans. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of spiromesife...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Assessment of genetically modified soybean A2704‐12 for renewal of authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009)

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following the submission of application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐009 under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 from Bayer CropScience N.V., the Panel on Genetically Modified Organisms of the European Food Safety Authority 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 A2704‐12, for food and feed uses, import and processing, excluding cultivation within th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 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 fluometuron. To assess the occurrence of fluometuron 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 (in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 (DSM 32264) as a feed additive for cats

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 (DSM 32264) as a feed additive for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 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 Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐2 when used in feed for cats at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32264. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qualified presum...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 (DSM 32203) as a feed additive for dogs

Safety and efficacy of Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 (DSM 32203) as a feed additive for dogs

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 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 Lactobacillus reuteri NBF‐1 when used in feed for dogs at a minimum dose of 6 × 109 colony forming units (CFU) per animal and day. The additive is a preparation of viable cells of L. reuteri DSM 32203. This species is considered by the European Food Safety Authority to be sui...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Lantharenol® is a feed additive consisting of lanthanum carbonate octahydrate. It is currently authorised as a zootechnical additive (decrease in phosphorous excretion via urine) for cats; this opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation. In 2007, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lantharenol® as a feed additive for cats. The applicant has provided data demonstrating th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 sedaxane. To assess the occurrence of sedaxane residues in plants, processed commodities, rotational crops and livestock, EFSA considered the conclusions derived in the framework of Commission Regulation (EU) No 188/2011, the MRLs established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission as well as the...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 triazoxide. To assess the occurrence of triazoxide 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. Bas...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

9-1-2019

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

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

Published on: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 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 chromafenozide. Considering the information provided by Member States, neither EU uses nor import tolerances are currently authorised for chromafenozide within the EU. Furthermore, no MRLs are established by the Codex Alimentarius Commission (codex maximum residue limits) for this active subst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

4-1-2019

Bee health

Bee health

For several years now, a phenomenon resulting in the weakening and mortality of bee colonies has been seen in many countries. In this context, the impact of various factors that may act alone or in combination on the health of bee colonies (infectious and parasitic diseases, stress related to changes in food resources, plant protection products, climate conditions, etc.) has regularly been demonstrated through different scientific studies. Below is an update on this issue and details of the Agency's work.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

4-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice

Published on: Thu, 03 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Syngenta Crop Protection AG submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for lambda‐cyhalothrin in celeries, fennel and rice. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive tentative MRL proposals for the concerned crops. They are tentative as formally the general data gap identified in the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

3-1-2019

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

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

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited is expanding its voluntary recall from 2 lots of Losartan potassium tablets USP to a total of 10 lots, to the consumer level due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Hetero Labs Limited. Torrent is only recalling lots of losartan-containing products that contain N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) above the acceptable daily intake levels released by the FDA.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-1-2019

Norwex Canada Recalls Bathroom Cleaner

Norwex Canada Recalls Bathroom Cleaner

Health Canada has determined that the recalled product does not meet the chemical hazard labelling and child-resistant packaging for consumer products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

28-12-2018

The red palm weevil

The red palm weevil

What is the red palm weevil? The red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus) is a beetle that is a particular menace to palm trees. Originally from South and South-east Asia, it is now found in more than 60 countries, where it threatens date palms, ornamental palms and coconut palms. It has been present in France since 2006; it was first detected in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region (French Riviera) and has now become established in the Occitanie region and Corsica.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

27-12-2018

Reliance Products Ltd. Recalls Bio-Green Digester, Bio-Blue Fluid and Bio-Blue Toilet Deodorant

Reliance Products Ltd. Recalls Bio-Green Digester, Bio-Blue Fluid and Bio-Blue Toilet Deodorant

Health Canada has determined that the recalled product does not meet the chemical hazard labelling and child-resistant packaging for consumer products as set out in the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

22-12-2018

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 ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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 ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

21-12-2018

Health Canada warns consumers that Pace, promoted as an alcohol substitute, is unauthorized and may pose serious health risks

Health Canada warns consumers that Pace, promoted as an alcohol substitute, is unauthorized and may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is warning Canadians that Pace, a shot-sized drink that is being promoted as an alcohol substitute, contains an active ingredient—5-methoxy-2-aminoindane (MEAI)—that is similar in structure to amphetamines and may pose serious health risks. Pace is being sold online by the Diet Alcohol Corporation of the Americas.

Health Canada

21-12-2018

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

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

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 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 Italy for the pesticide active substance propanil and the assessment of applications for maximum residue levels (MRLs) 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 t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act and the agency’s regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act and the agency’s regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on signing of the Agriculture Improvement Act and the agency’s regulation of products containing cannabis and cannabis-derived compounds

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

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

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

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

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Gymnosporangium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal plant pathogens of the family Pucciniaceae affecting woody species. Many different Gymnosporangium species are recognised, of which at least 14 species are considered not to be native in the European Union. All the non‐EU Gymnosporangium species are not known to be present in th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata

Pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health (PLH) performed a pest categorisation of Grapholita inopinata, (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), the Manchurian fruit moth, for the territory of the EU. G. inopinata is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of Malus spp. in Far East Russia, Eastern Siberia and northern China. G. inopinata is less common in Japan where it is not a serious pest. G. inopinata is not known to occur in the EU. G. inopinata is listed in Annex IIAI of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. There are at least 40 species described within the Cronartium genus, of which two are considered native to the EU (C. gentianeum and C. pini) and one has been introduced in the 19th century (C. ribicola) and is now widespread in the EU – these t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

The red palm weevil:  combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The red palm weevil: combating the loss of palm trees on the Mediterranean coast

The palm weevil is one of the most damaging insect pests of palm trees, and is a threat to plant biodiversity in many countries. This insect has spread rapidly along the Mediterranean coast in the last ten years or more, and is classified as a regulated quarantine pest and a major danger to plant health in France. It is therefore subject to compulsory control measures. In order to curb the spread of the pest, which was introduced into the country in 2006, control strategies are being implemented at local...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

19-12-2018

Nature's Ultimate recalls Nature's Ultimate - Concentrated Cleaner 1.9L (64 fl. oz)

Nature's Ultimate recalls Nature's Ultimate - Concentrated Cleaner 1.9L (64 fl. oz)

The child-resistant cap on some units of the product may not function as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

19-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), an oligophagous moth whose larvae feed mostly on leaves and fruit of different Rosaceae including cultivated apples, plums, cherries and pecans. It overwinters in soil and bark crevices of its host plants. G. prunivora has reliable identification methods, both for adults and immature stages. It occurs in North America, where it can impact pome and sto...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), an oligophagous moth whose larvae feed mostly on leaves and fruit of different Rosaceae including cultivated apples, plums, cherries and pecans. It overwinters in soil and bark crevices of its host plants. G. prunivora has reliable identification methods, both for adults and immature stages. It occurs in North America, where it can impact pome and sto...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

18-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Pest categorisation of Carposina sasakii

Published on: Mon, 17 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of the peach fruit moth, Carposina sasakii Matsumura (Lepidoptera: Carposinidae) for the EU. C. sasakii is not currently regulated in the EU although C. niponensis, a valid species of no economic significance that was previously mistakenly synonymised with C. sasakii, is regulated in Annex IIAI of 2000/29 EC. C. sasakii is a well‐defined species that is recognised as a major pest of apples, peaches and pears in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-12-2018

 Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Occupational health: aiming to take better account of multiple exposure

Workers can potentially be exposed to numerous health risk factors through their occupations. The question of multiple exposure is a major challenge for all those active in the field of occupational health, safety and prevention. As part of the 2016-2020 National Occupational Health Plan, a review of the measures taken by the main players to address the question of multiple exposure in France and abroad is being published today. This work has helped determine the state of knowledge and the issues surroun...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

16-1-2019

Erleada (Janssen-Cilag International NV)

Erleada (Janssen-Cilag International NV)

Erleada (Active substance: apalutamide) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)257 of Wed, 16 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4452

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

15-1-2019

Macimorelin Aeterna Zentaris (Aterna Zentaris GmbH)

Macimorelin Aeterna Zentaris (Aterna Zentaris GmbH)

Macimorelin Aeterna Zentaris (Active substance: macimorelin) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)203 of Tue, 15 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4660

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

15-1-2019

Topotecan Actavis (Actavis Group PTC ehf.)

Topotecan Actavis (Actavis Group PTC ehf.)

Topotecan Actavis (Active substance: topotecan) - Withdrawal - Commission Decision (2019)207 of Tue, 15 Jan 2019

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

14-1-2019


Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-1-2019

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names

Paclitaxel Hetero and associated names (Active substance: paclitaxel) - Community Referrals - Art 29 - Commission Decision (2019)205 of Mon, 14 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H//A-29(4)/1466

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

11-1-2019

Syvazul BTV (LABORATORIOS SYVA, S.A.U.)

Syvazul BTV (LABORATORIOS SYVA, S.A.U.)

Syvazul BTV (Active substance: Bluetongue virus vaccine (inactivated) (multistrain: 1-2 strains out of a set of 3)) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)135 of Fri, 11 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/V/C/4611

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

11-1-2019

Isemid (Ceva SantE Animale)

Isemid (Ceva SantE Animale)

Isemid (Active substance: Torasemide) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)134 of Fri, 11 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/4345

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

9-1-2019


Guideline on data requirements for multi-strain dossiers for inactivated vaccines against avian influenza (AI), Bluetongue (BT) and Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) - Revision 1

Guideline on data requirements for multi-strain dossiers for inactivated vaccines against avian influenza (AI), Bluetongue (BT) and Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) - Revision 1

Guideline on data requirements for multi-strain dossiers for inactivated vaccines against avian influenza (AI), Bluetongue (BT) and Foot-and-Mouth disease (FMD) - Revision 1

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

9-1-2019

Silodosin Recordati (Recordati Ireland Ltd)

Silodosin Recordati (Recordati Ireland Ltd)

Silodosin Recordati (Active substance: silodosin) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2019)73 of Wed, 09 Jan 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4964

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

7-1-2019

Consultation: Potential reclassification of active medical devices for diagnosis and patient therapy

Consultation: Potential reclassification of active medical devices for diagnosis and patient therapy

The TGA seeks comments on the extent to which a similar approach will be appropriate in the Australian regulatory context. Closing date: 18 February 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

20-12-2018

Review of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 - Public meetings

Review of the Narcotic Drugs Act 1967 - Public meetings

The TGA will be hosting public meetings in February 2019 in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

20-12-2018


Programme to rationalise international good-manufacturing-practice inspections of active-pharmaceutical-ingredient / active-substance manufacturers: Terms of reference and procedures for participating authorities

Programme to rationalise international good-manufacturing-practice inspections of active-pharmaceutical-ingredient / active-substance manufacturers: Terms of reference and procedures for participating authorities

Programme to rationalise international good-manufacturing-practice inspections of active-pharmaceutical-ingredient / active-substance manufacturers: Terms of reference and procedures for participating authorities

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

20-12-2018

Namuscla (Lupin Europe GmbH)

Namuscla (Lupin Europe GmbH)

Namuscla (Active substance: Mexiletine) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)9133 of Thu, 20 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4584

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

20-12-2018

Bevespi Aerosphere (AstraZeneca AB)

Bevespi Aerosphere (AstraZeneca AB)

Bevespi Aerosphere (Active substance: glycopyrronium bromide / formoterol) - New authorisation - Commission Decision (2018)9127 of Thu, 20 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4245

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

19-12-2018

Macugen (PharmaSwiss CeskA republika s.r.o.)

Macugen (PharmaSwiss CeskA republika s.r.o.)

Macugen (Active substance: pegaptanib sodium) - Withdrawal - Commission Decision (2018)9064 of Wed, 19 Dec 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

19-12-2018

Perlinring and associated names

Perlinring and associated names

Perlinring and associated names (Active substance: etonogestrel/ethinylestradiol) - Community Referrals - Art 29 - Commission Decision (2018)9141 of Wed, 19 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/A-29(4)/1473

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

18-12-2018


Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Orphan designation: Mercaptopurine (oral suspension), Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, 30/04/2009, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency