Biological

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Biological stain IVDs
  • Class:
  • - IVD Class 2
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Biological stain IVDs
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 217558
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

217558

Elitechgroup Australia PTY LTD - Biological stain IVDs

ARTG entry for

Medical Device Included - IVD Class 2

Sponsor

Elitechgroup Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 576,BRAESIDE, VIC, 3195

Australia

ARTG Start Date

20/11/2013

Product category

Medical Device Class 2

Status

Active

Approval area

Conditions

- The inclusion of the kind of device in the ARTG is subject to compliance with all conditions placed or imposed on the ARTG entry. Refer Part 4-5,

Division 2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989 and Part 5, Division 5.2 (Conditions) of the Therapeutic Goods (Medical Devices) Regulations

2002 for relevant information.

- Breaching conditions of the inclusion related to the device of the kind may lead to suspension or cancellation of the ARTG entry; may be a criminal

offence; and civil penalties may apply.

Manufacturers

Name

Address

Kova International

7272 Chapman Avenue

Garden Grove, CA, 92841

United States Of America

Products

1. Biological stain IVDs

Product Type

Effective date

20/11/2013

GMDN

CT215 Biological stain IVDs

Intended purpose

Dyes, chemicals, stains or solutions intended to be used specifically as an IVD, either alone or in

combination with others, for the visualisation of structures and/or other intra/extracellular elements in

biological tissues.

Specific Conditions

No Specific Conditions included on Record

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31-1-2019

Manual for reporting on zoonoses and zoonotic agents, within the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC, and on some other pathogenic microbiological agents for information derived from the year 2018

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Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 This reporting manual provides guidance to Member States (MSs) for reporting on zoonoses and zoonotic agents in animals, food and feed under the framework of Directive 2003/99/EC and also on the reporting of other pathogenic microbiological agents in food. The objective of this manual is to harmonise and streamline reporting by MSs to ensure that the data collected are relevant and comparable for analysis at the European Union (EU) level. This manual covers all the zoonose...

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Update of the list of QPS‐recommended biological agents intentionally added to food or feed as notified to EFSA 9: suitability of taxonomic units notified to EFSA until September 2018

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Published on: Thu, 24 Jan 2019 The qualified presumption of safety (QPS) procedure was developed to provide a harmonised generic pre‐evaluation to support safety risk assessments of biological agents performed by EFSA's Scientific Panels. The taxonomic identity, body of knowledge, safety concerns and antimicrobial resistance were assessed. Safety concerns identified for a taxonomic unit are, where possible and reasonable in number, reflected by ‘qualifications’ which should be assessed at the strain lev...

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Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

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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

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Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

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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...

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Annual report of the Scientific Network on Microbiological Risk Assessment 2018

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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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13-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Director of FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Janet Woodcock, M.D., on efforts to modernize generic drug labels while maintaining the efficiency of generic development

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13-12-2018

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

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8-11-2018

Hazard analysis approaches for certain small retail establishments and food donations: second scientific opinion

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12-9-2018

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11-9-2018

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11-9-2018

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

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11-9-2018

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Christian Schneider appointed new NIBSC director

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29-10-2018

Synflorix (GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals S.A.)

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15-8-2018

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27-7-2018

Australian regulatory guidelines for biologicals (ARGB)

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27-7-2018

General dossier requirements

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Amendments to Part C to update the reference for dossier requirements for biologicals

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

3-5-2018

ARGB is being restructured for publication in July 2018

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In preparation for the restructure of the ARGB in July, we have restructured some of the biologicals sections of the TGA website

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20-4-2018

Biologicals regulatory framework proposed changes to start on 1 July 2018

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Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia