COOPEX

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • COOPEX RESIDUAL INSECTICIDE
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Wettable
  • Units in package:
  • 25g
  • Class:
  • AgChem
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Pesticide
  • Manufactured by:
  • BAYER CROPSCIENCE

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • COOPEX RESIDUAL INSECTICIDE
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • AGRICULTURAL/FARM BUILDINGS | ANIMAL HOUSING | BARRACKS | CANTEEN AND/OR BAKERY AND/OR RESTAURANT | COMMERCIAL PREMISES - GENERA
  • Therapeutic area:
  • Group 3A Insecticide
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • ANT | BED BUG | BITING FLY | CARPET BEETLE | CLOTHES MOTH | COCKROACH | COMMON HOUSEFLY | FLEA | HIDE OR SKIN BEETLE | HORSE FLY | MOSQUITO | PARALYSIS TICK | SEED-HARVESTING ANT | SHELLFISH | SILVERFISH | SPIDER | ADULT MOSQUITOES | ARGENTINE ANT | AUSTRALIAN PARALYSIS TICK | BEDBUG | CTENOCEPHALIDES SPP. | DERMESTES ATER | DERMESTES MACULATUS | GROUND FLEAS | HOUSE FLY | LARGE COCKROACH | NIDITINEA SPP. | PHARAOH ANT | PHEIDOLE ANTHRACINA | SCRUB TICK | SEEDHARVESTING ANT | SMALL COCKROACH | TINEA SPP. | TINEOLA SPP.
  • Product summary:
  • A water dispersible powder residual spray for the control of a range of insect pests.See PRECAUTIONS etc. on label.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Registered and available
  • Authorization number:
  • 32843/61263
  • Authorization date:
  • 18-12-2013
  • Last update:
  • 15-06-2017

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

Draft

November 2013

Coopex Residual Insecticide

Page 1

Individual foil sachet

cardboard box

5 kg

CAUTION

KEEP OUT

REACH OF CHILDREN

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING OR USING

Coopex®

RESIDUAL INSECTICIDE

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT:

250 g/kg PERMETHRIN 25:75

GROUP

INSECTICIDE

25-100g

A water dispersible powder residual spray for the control of a range

insect pests

per the following table.

g-5kg

water dispersable powder residual spray for the control of a range

insect pests as per the Directions for Use table.

inner

must

sold

separately.

DO NOT

destroy

while

product

still

remains.

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CERTIFICATION

Approved

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6

DIRECTIONS

FOR

USE

25-100g

SITUATION

PEST

RATE

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Domestic,

Paralysis ticks

25 g

L water

Apply to outside surfaces

buildings

commercial,

and surrounds including but not limited to

industrial,

foundations, soil, turf, trunks of woody

agricultural and

ornamentals and other areas where ticks

public buildings:

congregate or have been seen.

- including private

houses, hotels, food

Re-treat when reinfestation occurs.

processing

Ants, bedbugs,

25 g

Use the higher rates for heavy

establishments,

carpet beetles,

water

infestations

as initial treatment.

shops, factories,

clothes moths,

farm buildings and

cockroaches,

Use the lower rate for follow-up

animal housing,

fleas, spiders,

treatment.

ships, offices,

lverfish

schools, storerooms,

Houseflies,

25gi10Lwater

Provides residual control

hospitals, barracks,

and external areas

mosquitoes,

months on undisturbed surfaces,

associated with such

biting flies

depending on pest, application rate,

establishments.

surface treated and climatic conditions.

Skin and hide

Hide beetles

2.5 L water

Re-treat when reinfestation occurs.

preparation

(Oermestes

fer)

NOT

TO BE USED FOR

ANY

PURPOSE,

OR

IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS

AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

101

9-5

kg

SITUATION

PEST

RATE

CRITICAL COMMENTS

Domestic,

Paralysis ticks

L water

Apply to outside surfaces of buildings and

commercial,

surrounds including but not limited

industrial,

foundations, soil, turf, trunks

woody

agricultural and

ornamentals and other areas where ticks

public buildings:

congregate or have been seen.

- including private

houses, hotels, food

Re-treat when reinfestation occurs.

processing

Ants, bedbugs,

50-1 00 g

Use the higher rates for heavy infestations

establishments,

carpet beetles,

water

initial treatment.

Use the lo

rate

shops, factories,

clothes moths,

for follow-up treatment.

farm

ildings and

cockroaches,

animal housing,

fleas, spiders,

Provides residual control for up to 4

ship

offices,

silverfish

months on undisturbed surfaces,

schools, storerooms,

Houseflies,

100 g

L water

depending on pest, application rate,

hospitals, barracks,

mosquitoes,

surface treated and climatic conditions.

and external areas

associated with such

biting flies

Re-treat when reinfestation occurs.

establishments.

Skin and hide

Hide beetles

100 g

L water

preparation

(Oermestes

ater)

Pasture seed

Seed harvesting

100 g

seed

Provides

days protection in autumn,

sewings

ants Not QLD,

longer in winter.

NOT

TO BE USED FOR ANY PURPOSE,

OR

IN ANY MANNER, CONTRARY TO THIS LABEL UNLESS

AUTHORISED UNDER APPROPRIATE LEGISLATION.

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3

All pack sizes

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

INSECTICIDE RESISTANCE WARNING

I

GROUP

Mf;W

INSECTICIDE

For insecticide resistance management,

Coopex Residual Insecticide

a Group 3A insecticide.

Some

naturally

occurring

insect

biotypes

resistant

Coopex

Residual

Insecticide

other

Group

insecticides may exist through normal genetic variability

any insect population.

The resistant individuals

eventually dominate the local insect population if

Coopex Residual Insecticide

or other Group

insecticides

used

repeatedly.

effectiveness

Coopex

Residual

Insecticide

resistant

individuals could be significantly reduced.

Since the occurrence of resistant individuals

difficult

detect

prior to use, Bayer CropScience Pty.

Ltd.

accepts

liability for any losses that may result from the failure

Coopex Residual Insecticide

control resistant insects.

Coopex Residual Insecticide

may be subject to specific resistance management strategies.

For further

information contact your local supplier or Bayer Environmental Science representative.

How to Apply

Always add the powder

water at the rates given, and apply with a knapsack sprayer, bucket pump or other

sprayer capable

giving a coarse spray directly onto exposed surfaces frequented

the pests.

dilutions should

applied

off,

i.e. 1 L of prepared spray per 20 -

depending

porosity

surface

be sprayed.

Prepare a fresh suspension as required.

NOT store diluted insecticide.

Where to Apply

Ants-

nests, runs, walls, drains and places where ants are seen.

Bedbugs-

cracks and crevices

adjacent walls, bed frames, mattresses.

Carpet

pests-

infested area of carpet, particularly around edges and under furniture.

Cockroaches -

walls,

cupboards, skirting

boards,

behind

sinks, stoves and

pipes.

Pay particular

attention

cracks

crevices.

Fleas-

skirting, floors

carpets, kennels, bedding and adjacent wall area.

Paralysis

ticks-

vegetated areas where ticks are found.

Spiders

-exposed surfaces where spiders are seen, nests and known hiding places.

Silverfish

-walls, cupboards, cracks

crevices, ceiling and enclosed fioor spaces.

Houseflies, mosquitoes, biting flies -

all exposed surfaces where these fiying insects may rest, e.g.

walls, ceilings, verandahs, etc.

Hide

beetles-

spray wet skins prior to or after racking.

101g-5kg

Seed treatment-

form a slurry of 25 g of Coopex Residual Insecticide with 100 - 250

of water.

Hairy

seeds need more water.

Mix thoroughly with 5

seed

a concrete mixer or commercial seed mixer.

All pack sizes

PRECAUTIONS

DO NOT spray the moving parts

any machinery, electric motors or switch gear with the water-based

product.

Avoid contact with food, food utensils, or places where food

prepared or stored.

Before use,

remove or cover all exposed foodstuffs.

Cover all dishes and utensils, and places where food

prepared or

stored.

Remove or cover fish tanks.

After

use,

thoroughly ventilate treated area.

Clean

thoroughly before

processing

serving resumes.

DO NOT apply

poultry or

deep

litter.

PROTECTION OF WILDLIFE, FISH, CRUSTACEANS AND ENVIRONMENT

Dangerous

fish

other aquatic organisms.

DO NOT contaminate streams, rivers or waterways with the

chemical or used containers. Dangerous to bees

reptiles.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

25-100g

Store

the closed, original container

a cool, well-ventilated area.

DO NOT store for prolonged periods

direct sunlight.

Single rinse before disposal.

Add rinsings

spray tank.

DO NOT dispose of undiluted

chemicals

site.

Dispose of at a local authority landfill.

landfill

available, bury the containers below

a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose, clear of waterways, desirable

vegetation and tree roots.

Empty containers and product should not be burnt.

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4

101g-5kq

Store

the closed, original container

a cool, well-ventilated area.

NOT store for prolonged periods

direct sunlight.

Single rinse bag before disposal.

Add rinsings to spray tank.

Shake empty box into spray

tank.

NOT dispose

undiluted chemicals on site.

Puncture and bury empty containers

a local

authority landfill.

landfill

available, bury the containers below 500

a disposal pit specifically

marked and set up for this purpose, clear

waterways,

desirable vegetation

tree roots.

Empty

containers

product should not

burnt.

All pack sizes

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Will

irritate the eyes.

DO NOT inhale dust.

When preparing spray wear elbow-length PVC gloves

face

shield or goggles.

If product

eyes, wash

out immediately with water.

After each day's use, wash gloves

face shield or goggles.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (phone

26).

SAFETY

DATA

SHEET

Additional information

listed

the Safety Data Sheet which is available

www.bayeres.com.au.

Exclusion

of

Liability

This product must

used strictly as directed, and

accordance with all instructions appearing on the label

other reference material.

lawfully able

Bayer CropScience Ply.

Ltd.

accepts

liability or responsibility for loss or damage arising from failure to follow such directions

instructions.

APVMA Approval No.: 32843/61263

Coopex®

a Registered Trademark

the Bayer Group.

Bayer CropScience Ply. Ltd.

A.B.N.

000 226 022

391-393 Tooronga

East

Haw1horn,

Vic.

3123

Phone: (03) 9248 6888

Fax:

(03) 9248 6803

Technical enquiries: 1800 804 479

Website: www.bayeres.com.au

For 24 hour specialist advice

an emergency only phone 1800 033

Batch Number:

DOM:

Barcode

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November 2013

Coopex Residual Insecticide

Page 5

box-

main panel

CAUTION

KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

READ SAFETY DIRECTIONS BEFORE OPENING

OR

USING

Coopex®

RESIDUAL INSECTICIDE

ACTIVE CONSTITUENT:

250 g/kg PERMETHRIN 25:75

GROUP

Ed

INSECTICIDE

A water dispersable powder residual spray for the control of a range

Net

insect pests

per the Directions for Use table.

101

g-

5

kg

Before using this product, read directions on outer pack.

Sale of this product except

in

outer pack

is

illegal.

STORAGE AND DISPOSAL

Store

the closed, original container

a cool, well-ventilated area.

NOT store for prolonged periods

direct sunlight.

Single rinse bag before disposal.

Add rinsings to spray tank.

Shake empty box into spray

tank.

DO NOT dispose

undiluted chemicals

site.

Puncture and bury empty containers

a local

authority landfill.

If no landfill is available, bury the containers below 500 mm

a disposal pit specifically

marked

set up for this purpose,

clear of

water-Ways,

desirable vegetation and tree roots.

Empty

containers and product should not be burnt.

SAFETY DIRECTIONS

Will irritate the eyes.

DO NOT inhale dust.

When preparing spray wear elbow-length PVC gloves and face

shield or goggles. If product

eyes, wash it out immediately with water.

After each day's use, wash gloves and

face shield or goggles.

FIRST AID

If poisoning occurs, contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (phone 13

26).

Coopex® is a Registered Trademark

the Bayer Group.

Bayer CropScience Pty. Ltd.

A.B.N. 87 000 226 022

391-393 Tooronga

East Hawthorn, Vic.

3123

Phone: (03) 9248 6888

Draft

November 2013

Fax:

(03) 9248 6803

Technical enquiries: 1800

Website: www.bayeres.com.au

Coopex Residual Insecticide

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Blokhuis: 1,25 miljoen euro voor educatie Tweede Wereldoorlog

Blokhuis: 1,25 miljoen euro voor educatie Tweede Wereldoorlog

Staatssecretaris Paul Blokhuis van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport heeft 1,25 miljoen euro beschikbaar gesteld voor educatieprojecten over de Tweede Wereldoorlog. In 2019 en 2020 vieren we dat Nederland 75 jaar is bevrijd, eerst het zuidelijke deel in 1944 en daarna de rest van Nederland en Nederlands-Indië in 1945. Dit lustrumjaar wordt de bevrijding nog groter gevierd dan anders en wordt er extra nadruk gelegd op het herinneren van de oorlog. De 1,25 miljoen euro komt boven op de 3,5 miljoen voor ond...

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

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

FDA approves new treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

FDA approves new treatment for patients with acute myeloid leukemia

The FDA approved Daurismo (glasdegib) tablets to be used in combination with low-dose cytarabine (LDAC), a type of chemotherapy, for the treatment of newly-diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia (AML) in adults who are 75 years of age or older or who have other chronic health conditions or diseases (comorbidities) that may preclude the use of intensive chemotherapy.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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

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

30-10-2018

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP  75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

Sciegen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 Mg, 150 Mg, and 300 Mg Due to The Detection of Trace Amounts of NDEA (N-Nitrosodiethylamine) Impurity Found in The Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API)

ScieGen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is voluntarily recalling listed lots, within expiry, of Irbesartan Tablets, USP 75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg dosage forms to the consumer level. These products are being recalled due to the presence of an impurity, N-nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) contained in the API Irbesartan, USP manufactured by Aurobindo Pharma Limited. This impurity, which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, has been classified as a...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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

11-9-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance alpha‐cypermethrin

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment of the active substance alpha‐cypermethrin

Published on: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Belgium and co‐rapporteur Member State Greece for the pesticide active substance alpha‐cypermethrin 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...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-8-2018

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

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

Published on: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authorities of the rapporteur Member State Belgium and co‐rapporteur Member State Germany for the pesticide active substance cypermethrin 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 cype...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for prohexadione in various oilseeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for prohexadione in various oilseeds

Published on: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 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 levels (MRL) for the active substance prohexadione in linseeds, poppy seeds, sunflower seeds, rape seeds, mustard seeds and gold of pleasure seeds. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for all oilseeds under consid...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Risk to human and animal health related to the presence of 4,15‐diacetoxyscirpenol in food and feed

Risk to human and animal health related to the presence of 4,15‐diacetoxyscirpenol in food and feed

Published on: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 4,15‐Diacetoxyscirpenol (DAS) is a mycotoxin primarily produced by Fusarium fungi and occurring predominantly in cereal grains. As requested by the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) assessed the risk of DAS to human and animal health related to its presence in food and feed. Very limited information was available on toxicity and on toxicokinetics in experimental and farm animals. Due to the limitations in the avai...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Setting of import tolerances for mandestrobin in strawberries and table and wine grapes

Published on: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Sumitomo Chemical Agro Europe SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to set an import tolerance for the active substance mandestrobin in strawberries, table grapes and wine grapes. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive maximum residue level (MRL) proposals for the crops under consideration. Adequate analytica...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluoxastrobin in oilseeds

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluoxastrobin in oilseeds

Published on: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Arysta LifeSciences SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in the United Kingdom to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRL) for the active substance fluoxastrobin in certain oilseeds. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive MRL proposals for the oilseeds for which a modification was requested. Adequate analytical...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Safety assessment of the process ‘General Plastic’, based on Starlinger Decon technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 This scientific opinion of the EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes, Flavourings and Processing Aids (CEF Panel) deals with the safety evaluation of the recycling process General Plastic (EU register No RECYC153), which is based on the Starlinger Decon technology. The decontamination efficiency of the process was demonstrated by a challenge test. The input of this process is hot caustic washed and dried poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) flakes orig...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-12-2018

EU/3/17/1906 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/17/1906 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/17/1906 (Active substance: Recombinant adeno-associated viral vector serotype 5 carrying the gene for the human frataxin protein) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)8634 of Mon, 10 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002509

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

10-12-2018

EU/3/16/1786 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/16/1786 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/16/1786 (Active substance: Recombinant adeno-associated viral vector serotype 2 carrying the gene for the human aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase protein) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)8630 of Mon, 10 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002507

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

10-12-2018

EU/3/16/1651 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/16/1651 (PTC Therapeutics International Limited)

EU/3/16/1651 (Active substance: Recombinant adeno-associated viral vector serotype 9 carrying the gene for the human E6-AP ubiquitin protein ligase) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)8632 of Mon, 10 Dec 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/0000002508

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

28-11-2018

PHEBURANE (Eurocept International BV)

PHEBURANE (Eurocept International BV)

PHEBURANE (Active substance: Sodium Phenylbutyrate) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)8043 of Wed, 28 Nov 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/2500/T/20

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

30-10-2018

EU/3/14/1250 (Akcea Therapeutics UK Ltd)

EU/3/14/1250 (Akcea Therapeutics UK Ltd)

EU/3/14/1250 (Active substance: Phosphorothioate oligonucleotide targeted to transthyretin) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7282 of Tue, 30 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/098/13/T/01

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-10-2018

Replagal (Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB)

Replagal (Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB)

Replagal (Active substance: Agalsidase alfa) - Centralised - Yearly update - Commission Decision (2018)7250 of Mon, 29 Oct 2018

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

24-9-2018

Ovitrelle (Merck Europe B.V.)

Ovitrelle (Merck Europe B.V.)

Ovitrelle (Active substance: Choriogonadotrophin alfa) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6220 of Mon, 24 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/320/T/75

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

4-9-2018

Abseamed (Medice Arzneimittel PUtter GmbH and Co KG)

Abseamed (Medice Arzneimittel PUtter GmbH and Co KG)

Abseamed (Active substance: epoetin alfa) - Centralised - 2-Monthly update - Commission Decision (2018)5860 of Tue, 04 Sep 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/727/WS/1406

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

29-8-2018

Vectra 3D (Ceva SantE Animale)

Vectra 3D (Ceva SantE Animale)

Vectra 3D (Active substance: dinotefuran, pyriproxyfen, permethrin) - Centralised - Renewal - Commission Decision (2018)5783 of Wed, 29 Aug 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/V/C/2555/R/9

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety