BLOAT BLOCK

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • COOPERS BLOAT BLOCK
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • ORAL BLOCK, LICK
  • Units in package:
  • 15kg
  • Class:
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • RIDLEY AGRIPRODUCTS

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • COOPERS BLOAT BLOCK
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • CATTLE | DAIRY CATTLE | BEEF | BOS INDICUS | BOS TAURUS | BOVINE | BREEDERS | BUFFALO | BULL | BULLOCK | CALF | CALVES | COW | D
  • Therapeutic area:
  • anti-bloat
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • BLOAT | BLOATED | COLIC | FROTHY BLOAT | GAS COLIC | LEGUME BLOAT | WEIGHT GAIN
  • Product summary:
  • A palatable, easy to use bloat block to aid in the control of legume bloat in beef and dairy cattle.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Registered but not available
  • Authorization number:
  • 36098/1009
  • Authorization date:
  • 22-12-2009
  • Last update:
  • 15-06-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

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CUSTOMER SERVICE

For all service enquiries, including technical advice

please call the Customer Service Line on 1800 226 511

RECOMMENDED USE

Coopers Bloat Block is highly palatable and readily accepted by cattle grazing on

pastures containing legumes. It contains 10% of the potent bloat control agent

12A23 for use as an aid in the control of legume bloat in cattle.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Remove the lid and expose the block surface to stock. The cardboard

packaging is edible.

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

The recommended feeding rate for the block is 100g per head per day. At this

rate of intake each 15kg block will last 10 cattle approximately 15 days.

Place out at least two weeks supply of blocks to prevent overcrowding, there

shoul

d not be more than 10 cattle per block. Place at least 10 metres apart to

prevent bullying by dominant animals.

2. It is important to place blocks in the paddock so that cattle can have continual

access to them. Camps and watering points are often the best places. In large

paddocks, or when more than one source of water is available, more than one site

may be necessary. In this case, the overall number of blocks may have to be

increased t

o ensure intake by shy animals.

Under cool, wet conditions cattle can obtain sufficient water from pasture and

may not go to watering points. In this case blocks should be sited near cattle

camps.

Maintain the number of blocks, new replacements should be put out before

the old ones are finished.

5. Users are advised that the product depends on voluntary intake and a

proportion of animals may not be protected. Coopers Bloat Blocks are designed

for si

tuations where individual dosing is not readily acceptable.

15kg NET

DATE ST

30588470

TO RE-ORDER PLEASE QUOTE THIS No.

TEL:07 4774 9444 FAX:07 4774 9492

INGHAM ROAD TOWNSVILLE QLD 4818

6. For cattle not accustomed to block feeding, a training period is necessary

before most cattle will accept the blocks. Untrained cattle should therefore be

given access to blocks some time before the expected bloat season.

WITHHOLDING PERIOD: NIL

TRADE ADVICE

EXPORT SLAUGHTER INTERVAL (ESI): ESI not required.

FIRST AID:

If poisoning occurs, contact a Doctor or Poisons Information Centre.

Phone: Aust: 131126 New Zealand: 0800 764 766

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEA AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Highly toxic to aquatic organisms. DO NOT contaminate streams, rivers or

waterways with the product.

STORAGE

Store blocks in the closed, original container in a dry well ventilated area, as

cool as possible. If no longer required, partly consumed blocks can be removed

from the paddocks and stored for future use. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

APVMA APPROVAL No. 36098/15/1009

WARRANTY:

pers

rrants that all goods su

pplied to the customer

will be of merc

table q

uality and fit any

wful purpose for which th

ey are made

and to which goods of th

is type is commonly p

ut. Subject to

any leg

isla

tion to the contrary it is a conditio

n of pu

rchase

of this product that the liability of Coo

pers

for any

loss (including but no

t limited to

loss of p

rofits an

d consequential lo

ss) or for damage to persons

r injury

caused by an act or omissi

n (including neg

ent acts or omissions) o

f Coopers or an agent

shall be limite

d at the option of Coo

pers

one of the following:-

(a) rep

lacin

g or repa

iring the

good

upply of equ

ivalent products; or

) payment of the co

sts of re

pairing

or replacing the go

ods or acquirin

g equivale

nt products

h ever is the lower. Th

is liab

ility is conditional upon a claim bein

g made within 30

days of the da

of de

ry. Where possible, sufficient a

moun

t of the

good

s to ena

ble pr

oper examina

tion to be made

shou

ld be retaine

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- 2009 Livestock Nutrition Technologies Pty Ltd

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- Coopers is a registered trademark of Schering Plough

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ANIMAL

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HAZARD:

active ngredientiS

potentoally

toxic to some aquabe

organisms.

not place product

rivers. streams

other aquat1c ecosystems.

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or unused product

prope~y

DISPOSAL:

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or unusod product at a register

land

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Product may

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eye.

contact

occurs

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wrth

copiOUs

quantities

water

mmll1cs. Avoid

contact

wth

eye.

wash hands after

handing

produCL

sens

ble prc.:auton to seek medical

adVIce

contact occurs.

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FOR

ANIMAL

TREATMENT

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COOPeRS

®

Bloat Block

15kg

NET

RECOMMENDED USE

Coopers

Bloat

Block

h1ghly palatable and read1

accepted

cattle grazing

pastures

contai

ning

legumes

It contains

potent

bloat

control

agent

12A23

control

legume

bloat

cattle.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Remove

expose

block

surface

stock.

cardboard

packag1ng

ed1ble.

FEEDING INSTRUCTIONS

recommended

feecMg rate

block

100g

head

th1s

rate

mtake

each

15kg

block

last

cattle approximately

days.

Place

east

weeks

supp

blocks

prevent

overcrowthng,

there

should

more

than

cattle

block.

Place

least

metres

apart

prevent

bully.ng

domnant an1mals.

is 1mportant to

place

blocks

paddock

that cattle

have

contmual

access

lhem

Camps

water1ng po.nts

often

best

places

large

paddocks

when

more

than

source

water

available

more

than

s1te

necessary

. In

lh1s

case

overall

number

blocf(s

have

increased to

ensure

intake

an1mals.

Under

cool

conditions

cattle

obtain

suffic.ent

water

from

pasture

watenng

poants .

lh1s

case

blocks

should

sited

near

cattle

camps

Mainta

number

blocks

replacements

should

before

ones

finished.

Users

ssed

that

product

depends

voluntary

intake

prooortion

an~mals

protected

Coopers

Bloat

locks

designed

srtualions

where

1nd1vtdual dos1ng

readily

acceptable

CUSTOMER

SERVICE

all servsce enquiries including technical advice

please call the Customer Service Une on 1800 226 511

For cattle

accustomed to bl

feeding, a training period

necessary

before

most

cattle wall

accept

blocks. Untrained cattle should therefore

given

access

blocks

some

time

before

expected

bloat

season

WITHHOLDING

PERIOD

TRADE

ADVICE

EXPORT

SLAUGHTER

INTERVAL

(ESJ): ESI

requi

FIRST

posonang

occurs

contact

Doctor

Poisons

Information

Centre

PhoiV

"

Aust

131126

Zealand

0800

764 766

PROTECTION

WILDLIFE

FISH

CRUSTACEA

ENVIRONMENT

HIQhty toxc

aquatic

orgarusms.

contam1nate streams.

nv~.;l'!>

waterways

With

product.

STORAGE

Stort

ocks

n

dosed

, original contasner in a

well ventilated

area

cool

poSSible.

longer

required, partly

consumed

blocks

removed

from

paddocks

stored

future

KEEP

REACH

CHILDREN

APVMA

APPROVAL

36098/

/1009

WARRANTY

Coopers warrants

that

goods

supplied

to tne

customer

merchantable

qua~ty

lawful

purpose

v.1lich

they

made

v.tlich

goods

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type

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damage

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upon

claim being made

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30 days

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Where

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should

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APPROVED

LABEL

FOR

ANIMAL

TREATMENT

ONLY

COOPeRS

®

Bloat Block

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT:100gf

ALCOHOL ETHOXYLATE 12A23

Palatable

easy

Bloat

Block

control

legume

bloat

beef

dairy

cattle

15kg

NET

APPROVED

LABEL

FOR

ANIMAL

TREATMENT

ONLY

COOPeRS

®

Bloat Block

ACTIVE

CONSTITUENT:100g

/

kg

ALCOHOL

ETHOXYLATE

12A23

A Palatable, easy to use Bloat Block to

aid

lnno,~ton

in

Nllflition

in

the control

of

legume bloat

in

beef

and

dairy cattle

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Phone

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47251443

New Zealand: Registered

the ACVM Act 1997, A3347. See www.nzfsa.govt.nz/acvm for registration condittons.

Agent: Agrifeeds Ltd, Tasman Quay, Mount Maunganui. Phone: 0800 424 743

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Nationaal Preventieakkoord verbetert gezondheid van alle Nederlanders

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Met het Nationaal Preventieakkoord gaan meer dan 70 partijen samen aan de slag om Nederland gezonder te maken en gezondheidsverschillen te verkleinen. Het akkoord bestaat uit een uitgebreid pakket aan afspraken en maatregelen over het terugdringen van roken, overgewicht en problematisch alcoholgebruik. Met vereende krachten willen de deelnemers onder andere bereiken dat er in 2040 een rookvrije generatie is ontstaan, dat jongeren en zwangeren geen alcohol drinken, iedereen veel bewuster is van de risico’...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

22-11-2018

Foreign Product Alert: Black Lion Pill, Help 100% & Pure Natural & Body Slim capsules, Herba Saraf, Horny Little Devil, Ja Dera Max capsules, Lida (Plus) capsules, Nutra Organics Green Tea Extract capsules, Papapa, Red Zone Xtreme 3000, Rhino 69 Extreme 5

Foreign Product Alert: Black Lion Pill, Help 100% & Pure Natural & Body Slim capsules, Herba Saraf, Horny Little Devil, Ja Dera Max capsules, Lida (Plus) capsules, Nutra Organics Green Tea Extract capsules, Papapa, Red Zone Xtreme 3000, Rhino 69 Extreme 5

These foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients and/or unacceptable contaminant(s).

Health Canada

22-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for ducks for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for ducks for fattening

Published on: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 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 Monteban® G100 for ducks. Monteban® G100, containing narasin, is intended for the prevention of coccidiosis in ducks for fattening at a dose range of 60–70 mg/kg of complete feed. Narasin from Monteban® G100 is safe for ducks for fattening at a level of 70 mg/kg complete feed...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

VaperBC recalls 100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine

VaperBC recalls 100 mg Nicotine Base Liquid Nicotine

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

21-11-2018

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Monteban® G100 (narasin) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The feed additive Monteban® G100, containing the active substance narasin, an ionophore anticoccidial, is intended to control coccidiosis in chickens for fattening at a dose of 60–70 mg/kg complete feed. Narasin is produced by fermentation. Limited data on the taxonomic identification of the production strain did not allow the proper identification of strain NRRL 8092 as Streptomyces aureofaciens. The FEEDAP Panel cannot conclude on the absence of genetic determinants for ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Risk for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in feed and food

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The European Commission asked EFSA for a scientific opinion on the risks for animal and human health related to the presence of dioxins (PCDD/Fs) and DL‐PCBs in feed and food. The data from experimental animal and epidemiological studies were reviewed and it was decided to base the human risk assessment on effects observed in humans and to use animal data as supportive evidence. The critical effect was on semen quality, following pre‐ and postnatal exposure. The critical s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Vijf winnaars van energieneutrale sportprojecten kunnen aan de slag

Vijf winnaars van energieneutrale sportprojecten kunnen aan de slag

Op 20 november zijn de vijf winnaars van de Innovation Challenge Energieneutrale Sportaccommodaties, vanuit het programma Sportinnovator, bekendgemaakt. De innovatieve ideeën voor energiebesparing bij sportaccommodaties hebben groen licht gekregen. Ze ontvangen hiervoor steun van het ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport om innovatie in de sport te bevorderen. Onderstaande initiatieven krijgen 100.000 euro om het idee in de praktijk door te voeren.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Aspergillus oryzae (strain NZYM‐FA)

Published on: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 The food enzyme is an endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) produced with a genetically modified strain of Aspergillus oryzae by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This xylanase is intended to be used in baking and cereal‐based processes. Based on the proposed maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organic solids (TOS) was e...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐OC)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐a‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐OC by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels recommended, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme maltogenic amylase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain NZYM‐SO)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme maltogenic amylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐maltohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.133) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM‐SO by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production microorganism and recombinant DNA. This maltogenic amylase is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels, dietary exposure to the food enzyme–total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

15-11-2018

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

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

15-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase from a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis (strain NZYM‐JB)

Published on: Wed, 14 Nov 2018 The food enzyme acetolactate decarboxylase (α‐acetolactate decarboxylase; EC 4.1.1.5) is produced with a genetically modified Bacillus licheniformis strain NZYM‐JB by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This acetolactate decarboxylase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-11-2018

Alebrije Dist Wholesale Recalls Quesillo Queseria “La Milagrosa” and “Alebrije Cheese” Because of Possible Health Risk

Alebrije Dist Wholesale Recalls Quesillo Queseria “La Milagrosa” and “Alebrije Cheese” Because of Possible Health Risk

ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is collaborating with health officials due to a positive finding of Salmonella in a sample of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE is voluntarily recalling the amount of 100 kilos of Quesillo “Queseria La Milagrosa”. While “Alebrije Cheese” has not been found positive for Salmonella, ALEBRIJE DIST WHOLESALE has decided to voluntarily recall the specific 498 “Alebrije Cheese” pieces that were imported during the same period out of an abundance of caution.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of One Lot of Losartan Potassium and Hydrochlorothiazide Due to the Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sandoz Inc. is voluntarily recalling one lot of Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets, USP 100mg/25mg to the consumer level. This product is being recalled due to the trace amount of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Losartan, USP manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Sandoz Inc. Losartan Potassium Hydrochlorothiazide product is manufactured by Lek Pharmaceuticals dd, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in ...

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

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Wed, 07 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of the additive Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials. It is a family of mixtures combining the four lanthanides lanthanum (La), europium (Eu), gadolinium (Gd) and/or terbium (Tb) in different proportions as their 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylate complexes, used as a taggant in plastics for authentication and ...

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

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Bacillus subtilis (strain LMG S‐24584)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain LMG S‐24584 by Puratos N. V. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The Panel noted that, although the production strain was not detected in the food enzyme, recombinant DNA was present in all batches of the food enzyme tested. The food enzyme is intended to be used in baking processes. Based on the maximum use levels re...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BW)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified Aspergillus niger strain NZYM‐BW by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. The glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase food enzyme is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production and starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Safety of the food enzyme glucoamylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐BF)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme glucoamylase (glucan 1,4‐α‐glucosidase; EC 3.2.1.3) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This glucoamylase is intended to be used in brewing processes and in starch processing for glucose syrups production. Residual amounts of total organic s...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-11-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme α‐amylase from a genetically modified Aspergillus niger (strain NZYM‐MC)

Published on: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with the genetically modified strain of Aspergillus niger by Novozymes A/S. The genetic modifications do not give rise to safety concerns. The food enzyme is free from viable cells of the production organism and recombinant DNA. This α‐amylase is intended to be used in starch processing for glucose syrups production, beverage alcohol (distilling) processes and baking proces...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos when used as a feed flavouring for all animal species

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of a super critical carbon dioxide extract of Humulus lupulus L. flos (hop strobiles) when used as a sensory feed additive for all animal species. The additive is specified to containing 40% beta acids and less than 0.2% alpha acids. Known substances of conce...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-10-2018

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Efficacy of Bergazym® P100 (endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase) as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and weaned piglets

Published on: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The product Bergazym® P100 contains a xylanase which is produced by a non‐genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei. The additive is available in a coated granular form and it is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive (functional group: digestibility enhancers) for chickens for fattening, and weaned piglets at the dose of 1,500 EPU/kg feed. The production strain and the additive were fully characterised in a previous assessment of the Panel o...

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

29-10-2018

BFB Be Fast Block Capsules

BFB Be Fast Block Capsules

BFB Be Fast Block Capsules pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

24-10-2018

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Safety and efficacy of Hostazym® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets

Published on: Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 Following a request from the European Commission, the Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X as a feed additive for sows in order to have benefit in piglets. The additive HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is available in liquid and solid formulations. This product is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, tu...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

11-10-2018

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (E 479b) as a food additive

Published on: Wed, 10 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of thermally oxidised soya bean oil interacted with mono‐ and diglycerides of fatty acids (TOSOM) (E 479b) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) and the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) derived an acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 and 30 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, respectively. There was n...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

2-10-2018

&quot;The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess&quot;: three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

&quot;The environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess&quot;: three questions for Professor Gérard Lasfargues, Managing Director General of the Science for Expertise Division

Despite medical advances, cancer remains the leading cause of death in France.  While active smoking, alcohol consumption and an unbalanced diet continue to be the main causes of cancer mortality, the environment has a real impact on the risk of cancer, although it remains difficult to assess.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

28-9-2018

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label

Endo Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall for Two Lots of Robaxin® 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle Packs Due to Incorrect Daily Dosing Information on Label

Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP) today announced that one of its operating companies, Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., is voluntarily recalling two lots of Robaxin® (methocarbamol tablets, USP) 750mg Tablets 100 Count Bottle pack to the consumer level. The products have been found to have incorrect daily dosing information on the label due to a labeling error which misstates the daily dose as "two to four tablets four times daily" rather than the correct dosage of "two tablets three times daily." (see pic...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-9-2018

Health Canada reminds Canadians not to mix caffeinated drinks with alcohol

Health Canada reminds Canadians not to mix caffeinated drinks with alcohol

September 27, 2018 Ottawa Health Canada

Health Canada

20-9-2018

Vacant position at IMA's Quality Assessment Team

Vacant position at IMA's Quality Assessment Team

The Agency advertises vacancy for expert in Quality Assessment Team in Assessment Division. The Agency is looking for strong candidate who are willing to work on challenging and interesting tasks. The vacancy is a full position (100%).

IMA - Icelandic Medicines Agency

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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

Therapeutic Goods (Microbiological Standards for Medicines) (TGO 100) Order 2018

Therapeutic Goods (Microbiological Standards for Medicines) (TGO 100) Order 2018

TGO 100 has been registered on the Federal Register of Legislation. It commences on 8 December 2018, repealing and replacing TGO 98

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

22-11-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Bempedoic acid (ETC-1002), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0185/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Bempedoic acid (ETC-1002), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0185/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Bempedoic acid (ETC-1002), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0185/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

21-11-2018

EU/3/18/2100 (Quality Regulatory Clinical Ireland Limited)

EU/3/18/2100 (Quality Regulatory Clinical Ireland Limited)

EU/3/18/2100 (Active substance: Propagermanium) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7810 of Wed, 21 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/103/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

30-10-2018

EU/3/18/2076 (Orphan Europe S.A.R.L.)

EU/3/18/2076 (Orphan Europe S.A.R.L.)

EU/3/18/2076 (Active substance: Glycine, L-alanine, L-arginine, L-aspartic acid, L-cysteine, L-cystine, L-glutamic acid, L-histidine, L-lysine monohydrate, L-methionine, L-phenylalanine, L-proline, L-serine, L-threonine, L-tryptophan, L-tyrosine, taurine) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7277 of Tue, 30 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/100/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

19-9-2018

Kadcyla (Roche Registration GmbH)

Kadcyla (Roche Registration GmbH)

Kadcyla (Active substance: Trastuzumab emtansine) - Centralised - Renewal - Commission Decision (2018)6100 of Wed, 19 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2389/R/39

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

13-9-2018

 European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

European Medicines Agency stakeholder interaction on the development of medicinal products for chronic non-infectious liver diseases (PBC, PSC, NASH), European Medicines Agency, London, UK, From: 03-Dec-2018, To: 03-Dec-2018

This workshop on the development of medicines for chronic non-infectious liver diseases, including primary biliary cholangitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, provides a platform for discussion on appropriate endpoints including validation of surrogate endpoints/biomarkers, suitable study populations, potentially adequate trial designs and the specific challenges with paediatric medicine development. The workshop will support the drafting of a reflection paper on regul...

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency