Butagran Equi

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Butagran Equi oral powder for horses
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Oral powder
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Butagran Equi oral powder for horses
    Germany
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • phenylbutazone
  • Therapeutic area:
  • Horses

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • HMA - Europe
  • Authorization number:
  • UK/V/0394/001
  • Authorization date:
  • 21-11-2012
  • EU code:
  • UK/V/0394/001
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

Summary of Product characteristics: dosage,interactions,side effects

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SUMMARYOFPRODUCTCHARACTERISTICS

1.NAMEOFTHEVETERINARYMEDICINALPRODUCT

ButagranEqui,200mg/g,oralpowderforhorses.

ButagranEqui,200mg/g(DK)

2.QUALITATIVEANDQUANTITATIVECOMPOSITION

Perg:

Activesubstance:

Phenylbutazone 200mg

Excipients:

Forafulllistofexcipients,seesection6.1.

3.PHARMACEUTICALFORM

Oralpowder.

Whitepowder.

4.CLINICALPARTICULARS

4.1Targetspecies

Horses.

4.2Indicationsforuse,specifyingthetargetspecies

Theproductisindicatedforthetreatmentofmusculo-skeletalconditionswhere

relieffrompainandareductionintheassociatedinflammationisrequirede.g.in

lamenessassociatedwithosteoarthriticconditions,bursitis,laminitisandsoft

tissueinflammation,particularlywherecontinuedmobilityisconsidereddesirable.

Itisalsoofvalueinlimitingpost-surgicalinflammation,myositisandothersoft

tissueinflammation.

Theproductcanbeusedasananti-pyreticwherethisisconsideredadvisablee.g.

inviralrespiratoryinfections.

4.3Contraindications

Donotuseinanimalswithknownhypersensitivitytotheactiveingredient.

Useiscontraindicatedinanimalssufferingfromcardiac,hepaticorrenaldisease,

wherethereisthepossibilityofgastrointestinalulcerationorbleedingorwhere

thereisevidenceofablooddyscrasia.

4.4Specialwarningsforeachtargetspecies

Theclinicaleffectsofphenylbutazonecanbeevidentforatleastthreedays

followingcessationoftherapy.Thisshouldbeborneinmindwhenexamining

horsesforsoundness.

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FEIregardsphenylbutazoneasaprohibitedsubstance,itshouldnotbe

administeredatleast8daysbeforethecompetition.

4.5Specialprecautionsforuse

i.Specialprecautionsforuseinanimals

Donotexceedthestateddoseasthetherapeuticindexofphenylbutazoneislow.

Useinanyanimallessthan6weeksofageorinagedanimalsmayinvolve

additionalrisk.Ifsuchusecannotbeavoided,animalsmayrequirecarefulclinical

management.

Avoiduseinanydehydrated,hypovolaemicorhypotensiveanimalasthereisa

potentialriskofincreasedrenaltoxicity.Keepwaterreadilyavailableduringthe

treatmentperiodtoavoiddehydration.

NSAIDscancauseinhibitionofphagocytosisandhenceinthetreatmentof

inflammatoryconditionsassociatedwithbacterialinfections,appropriate

concurrentantimicrobialtherapyshouldbeinstigated.

ii.Specialprecautionstobetakenbythepersonadministeringthe

veterinarymedicinalproducttoanimals

Washhandsafteruse.

Avoidcontactwiththeeyes.Incaseofaccidentaleyecontact,irrigateeyeswith

plentyofcleanwater.Ifirritationpersists,seekmedicaladvice.

Careshouldbetakentoavoidinhalingoringestingthepowder.

Intheeventofaccidentalinhalationoringestionseekmedicaladviceandshow

theproductpackaging.

4.6Adversereactions(frequencyandseriousness)

IncommonwithotherNSAIDsthatinhibitprostaglandinsynthesis,theremaybe

gastricand/orrenalintolerance.Thisisusuallyassociatedwithoverdosageand

sucheventsarerare.Recoveryisusualoncessationoftreatmentandfollowing

theinitiationofsupportivesymptomatictherapy(see4.10forfurtherinformation).

Poniesareverysensitivetogastriculcerationwiththisproduct,evenat

therapeuticdoses(diarrhoea,ulcerationinthemouthandhypoproteinaemiamay

alsobeseen).

4.7 Useduringpregnancy,lactationorlay

Pregnancy:

Careshouldbeexercisedifadministeredtopregnantmares.Althoughnoadverse

effectsofphenylbutazoneonthefoetusormaintenanceofpregnancyhavebeen

reportedduringfielduse,nodefinitivesafetystudieshavebeencarriedoutinthe

mare.

Foetotoxiceffectsofphenylbutazonehavebeenrecordedinexperimentalanimal

speciesathighdoselevels.

Lactation:

Thesafetyoftheproductinlactatingmareshasnotbeendemonstrated

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Iftheadministrationofphenylbutazonetopregnantorlactatingmaresis

consideredessentialthepotentialbenefitsshouldbeweighedagainstthepotential

hazardtothemareand/orfoal.

Avoidusearoundtimeofparturition.

4.8Interactionwithothermedicinalproductsandotherformsofinteraction

Concurrentadministrationofpotentialnephrotoxicdrugsshouldbeavoided.

Phenylbutazoneisextensivelyboundtoplasmaproteins.Itmaydisplaceother

drugsthatarehighlyprotein-bounde.g.somesulphonamides,warfarinoritmay

itselfbedisplacedtoproduceanincreaseinnon-boundpharmacologicallyactive

concentrations,whichcanleadtotoxiceffects.

Concurrenttherapywithothertherapeuticagentsshouldbeundertakenwith

cautionduetotheriskofmetabolicinteractions.Phenylbutazonemayinterfere

withthemetabolismofotherdrugse.g.warfarin,barbiturates,withresultant

toxicity.

Thereisevidencetoindicatethatthepharmacokineticsofpenicillinand

gentamicinproductsmaybeaffectedbyconcurrentadministrationofproducts

containingphenylbutazonewithapossiblereductionoftherapeuticefficacy,since

tissuepenetrationmaybereduced.Thedistributionofotherdrugsgiven

concurrentlymayalsobeaffected.

DonotadministerotherNSAIDsconcurrentlyorwithin24hoursofeachother.

Phenylbutazoneinduceshepaticmicrosomalenzymeactivity.

4.9Amountstobeadministeredandadministrationroute

Fororaladministration.

Foreach450kgofbodyweightthefollowingdosageguideshouldbeused

accordingtoindividualresponse:

Day1:Twosachetsor10gofproducttwicedaily(equivalentto4.4mgof

phenylbutazone/kgofBWoneachoccasion).

Day2-4:Onesachetor5gofproducttwicedaily(equivalentto2.2mgof

phenylbutazone/kgofBWoneachoccasion)followedbyonesachetor5gof

productdaily(2.2mgofphenylbutazone/kgofBWdaily)oronalternatedaysas

required.

Ifnoresponseisevidentafter4-5days,discontinuetreatment.Haymaydelaythe

absorptionofphenylbutazoneandsotheonsetofaclinicaleffect.Itisadvisable

nottoadministerhayimmediatelypriorto,orduringtheadministrationofthe

product.

Foreaseofadministrationtheproductmaybemixedwithalimitedquantityof

branoroats.

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4.10Overdose(symptoms,emergencyprocedures,antidotes),ifnecessary

Overdosingmayresultingastricandlargeintestinalulcerationandgeneral

enteropathy.Renalpapillarydamagemayalsooccurwithimpairedrenalfunction.

Subcutaneousoedema,especiallyunderthejawmaybecomeevidentdueto

plasmaproteinloss.

Thereisnospecificantidote.Ifsignsofpossibleoverdosageoccur,treatthe

animalsymptomatically.

4.11Withdrawalperiods

Notforuseinhorsesintendedforhumanconsumption.

Treatedhorsesmayneverbeslaughteredforhumanconsumption.

Thehorsemusthavebeendeclaredasnotintendedforhumanconsumption

undernationalhorsepassportlegislation.

5.PHARMACOLOGICALPROPERTIES

Pharmacotherapeuticgroup:Anti-inflammatoryandantirheumaticproducts,

non-steroids

ATCvet-code:QM01AA01

5.1Pharmacodynamicproperties

Phenylbutazoneisapyrazolonenon-steroidalanti-inflammatorydrug(NSAID)with

analgesic,anti-inflammatoryandanti-pyreticactivity.Thesepharmacodynamic

effectsareachievedbytheinhibitionofprostaglandinsynthetase(cyclo-

oxygenase).

5.2Pharmacokineticproperties

Theplasmaeliminationhalflifeofphenylbutazoneinthehorsevariesfrom3.5-

8.0hours.Normallypeakplasmalevelsareachievedapproximately2-3hours

afteradministration.Oralbioavailabilityishighbutconcurrentfeedingofhaycan

delaythetimetopeakconcentration,decreasesthepeakplasmaconcentrations

andsodelaytheonsetofaclinicaleffect.

Phenylbutazonebindsheavilytoplasmaalbumin.

Phenylbutazoneismetabolisedinthelivertooxyphenbutazone,whichalsohas

similarpharmacologicalactivity.Furthermetabolismtakesplacetogamma-

hydroxyphenylbutazoneExcretionismainlyviatheurine.

6. PHARMACEUTICALPARTICULARS

6.1Listofexcipients

GlucoseMonohydrate

Methylhydroxypropylcellulose(Hypromellose)

6.2Incompatibilities

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Donotmixthisproductwithanyotherveterinarymedicinalproduct.

6.3Shelflife

Shelflifeoftheveterinarymedicinalproductaspackagedforsale:18months.

Shelflifeafterfirstopeningtheimmediatepackaging:useimmediatelyafter

opening.

6.4.Specialprecautionsforstorage

Donotstoreabove25°C.

6.5Natureandcompositionofimmediatepackaging

-Heat-sealedPET/LDPE/aluminiumfoil/LDPElaminatedsachetof5gramsof

product;

-Heat-sealedaluminiumfoil/LDPE/paper/LDPElaminatedsachetof5gramsof

product.

-Sachetsarepackedinacardboardboxcontaining100sachetsforsingleuse.

6.6Specialprecautionsforthedisposalofunusedveterinarymedicinal

productsorwastematerialsderivedfromtheuseofsuchproducts

Anyunusedveterinarymedicinalproductorwastematerialsderivedfromsuch

veterinarymedicinalproductsshouldbedisposedofinaccordancewithlocal

requirements.

7. MARKETINGAUTHORISATIONHOLDER

DopharmaResearchB.V.

Zalmweg24

4941VXRaamsdonksveer,TheNetherlands

research@dopharma.com

8. MARKETINGAUTHORISATIONNUMBER

Vm28365/4004

9. DATEOFTHEFIRSTAUTHORISATION

08February2013

10.DATEOFREVISIONOFTHETEXT

February2013

Approved: 08/02/2013

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Tue, 13 Nov 2018 The applicant ISK Biosciences Europe N.V. submitted a request to the competent national authority in France to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified in the framework of the MRL review under Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005 as not available. The data gap which was related to information on freezer storage conditions for the residue trials reported on potatoes, tomatoes and cucurbits with edible and inedible peel was considered satisfactorily addressed...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State the United Kingdom for the pesticide active substance napropamide‐M are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of the representative uses of napropamid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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 ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Outcome of the consultation with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract (admissibility accepted when named water‐soluble extract of propolis) for use in plant protection as fungicide and bactericide

Published on: Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the evaluation of applications received by the European Commission concerning basic substances. In this context, EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States and EFSA on the basic substance application for propolis extract are presented. The context of the evaluation ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines Composition and Lot Release

Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccines Composition and Lot Release

Vaccine lot release information updated on 3/3/2010.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

First Choice Vapor recalls Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine Base E-Liquids

First Choice Vapor recalls Unflavoured 100 mg Nicotine Base E-Liquids

These vaping products do not meet requirements of the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 (CCCR, 2001) under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

8-11-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 In 2017, EFSA published a ‘simplified’ food safety management system (FSMS) for certain small retail establishments (butcher, grocer, baker, fish and ice cream shop) based on the application of prerequisite programme (PRP) criteria. The aim of this opinion was to develop similar FSMSs for other small retail enterprises including retail distribution centres, supermarkets, restaurants (including pubs and other catering activities) and food donation. The latter...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-11-2018

Kadesh Incorporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Puriton Eye Relief Drops Due to Non-Sterile Production Conditions

Kadesh Incorporation Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Puriton Eye Relief Drops Due to Non-Sterile Production Conditions

Kadesh, Inc. of Garden Grove, CA is voluntarily recalling all lots of Puriton Eye Relief Drops, 0.5 oz. (15ml) bottle, UPC 7 36972 1679 0, to the consumer level. During a recent FDA inspection, investigators observed that ophthalmic drugs, which are required to be sterile, are manufactured without necessary production controls and conditions to assure sterility.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

7-11-2018

Nature's Ultimate recalls NuWrench and NuStainless Products

Nature's Ultimate recalls NuWrench and NuStainless Products

The recalled products are not provided with the required child-resistant containers required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

7-11-2018

Murray Wholesale Cash & Carry recalls King Universal Butane Fuel

Murray Wholesale Cash & Carry recalls King Universal Butane Fuel

The recalled products do not have proper hazard labelling as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

6-11-2018

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for kresoxim‐methyl

Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for kresoxim‐methyl

Published on: Fri, 02 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The applicant BASF SE submitted a request to the competent national authority in Belgium to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for kresoxim‐methyl 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 confirmatory data requirement, a new study on the storage stability of kresoxim‐methyl residues in animal matrices was submitted. The data gap was considered ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-11-2018

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

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

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

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

5-11-2018

Vanpak Limited recalls David Ross Extra purified Butane gas

Vanpak Limited recalls David Ross Extra purified Butane gas

The recalled products do not have proper hazard labelling as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act. Improper labelling could result in unintentional exposure to these products and lead to serious illness, injury or death.

Health Canada

2-11-2018

Brin de Folie recalls Wind-up Racoon Toys

Brin de Folie recalls Wind-up Racoon Toys

Health Canada's sampling and evaluation program has determined that the affected products do not meet the Canadian safety requirements for toys. The tail can detach from the toy, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Health Canada

1-11-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella

Pest categorisation of Acrobasis pirivorella

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 EFSA has asked the Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) to update the guidance on the scientific requirements for health claims related to physical performance published in 2012. The update takes into account the experience gained by the NDA Panel with the evaluation of additional health claim applications, changes introduced to the general scientific guidance for stakeholders for health claims applications and information collected from ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

Pest categorisation of Sternochetus mangiferae

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp.

Published on: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Aleurocanthus spp., a well‐defined insect genus of the whitefly family Aleyrodidae (Arthropoda: Hemiptera). Difficulties within the taxonomy of the genus give doubt about the ability to accurately identify some members to species level. Nevertheless, the genus is thought to currently include about ninety species mainly reported from tropical and subtropical areas. The genus is listed in Council Dir...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of l‐threonine produced by fermentation using Escherichia coli CGMCC 7.232 for all animal species

Published on: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The product subject of this assessment is l‐threonine produced by fermentation with a genetically modified strain of Escherichia coli (CGMCC 7.232). It is intended to be used in feed and water for drinking for all animal species and categories. The production strain and its recombinant DNA were not detected in the additive. The product l‐threonine, manufactured by fermentation with E. coli CGMCC 7.232, does not raise any safety concern with regard to the gen...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-11-2018

In the next few months CDRH will make public on its website cleared devices that demonstrated substantial equivalence to older predicate devices. We’re considering focusing on predicates that are >10 years old as a starting point, so the public is aware o

In the next few months CDRH will make public on its website cleared devices that demonstrated substantial equivalence to older predicate devices. We’re considering focusing on predicates that are >10 years old as a starting point, so the public is aware o

In the next few months CDRH will make public on its website cleared devices that demonstrated substantial equivalence to older predicate devices. We’re considering focusing on predicates that are >10 years old as a starting point, so the public is aware of those technologies.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

A stereotactic system used by neurosurgeons to more precisely determine where to perform their surgical procedure was intended to be MRI compatible but the older predicate it compared itself to was not, requiring additional performance testing.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

TWEETORIAL: Today we announced changes to modernize FDA’s 510(k) clearance pathway, used for clearance of low- to moderate-risk devices that are substantially equivalent to a device already on the market, known as a predicate device  https://go.usa.gov/xP

TWEETORIAL: Today we announced changes to modernize FDA’s 510(k) clearance pathway, used for clearance of low- to moderate-risk devices that are substantially equivalent to a device already on the market, known as a predicate device https://go.usa.gov/xP

TWEETORIAL: Today we announced changes to modernize FDA’s 510(k) clearance pathway, used for clearance of low- to moderate-risk devices that are substantially equivalent to a device already on the market, known as a predicate device https://go.usa.gov/xPHdE 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient

Today’s statement highlights increased expectations for information required in 510(k) submissions; each averages 1,185 pages, compared to 475 pages in 2009. Reviewers spend more time reviewing applications, but time to decision has become more efficient https://go.usa.gov/xPHdE 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009.  https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https

Today, #FDA’s device center also posted performance report highlighting measures taken to increase predictability, transparency of 510(k) review process, incl. 50 final guidance documents on important medical device policy issues issued since 2009. https://go.usa.gov/xPHdn 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration