GB Libra latex free sheath standard

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • GB Libra latex free sheath standard
  • Class:
  • No Controlled Drug Status
  • Prescription type:
  • Never Valid To Prescribe As A VMP
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Medical device

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  • GB Libra latex free sheath standard
    United Kingdom
  • Language:
  • English

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  • eMC
  • Last update:
  • 18-02-2019

31-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Guidelines for reporting 2018 prevalence sample‐based data in accordance with SSD2 data model

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 Prevalence sample‐based data should be transmitted from Member States to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) using the EFSA Standard Sample Description version 2 (SSD2) standard. To support reporting countries in data submission using eXtensible Markup Language (XML) data transfer, specific guidelines are given in this report covering the reporting of sample‐based zoonoses and zoonotic agent data. These guidelines are specifically aimed at guiding the reporting of in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

31-1-2019

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

User manual for mapping Member State zoonoses standard terminology to EFSA standard terminology for information derived from the year 2018

Published on: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is tasked with coordinating the reporting of zoonoses, zoonotic agents, animal populations, antimicrobial resistance and food‐borne outbreaks in the European Union (EU) under Directive 2003/99/EC, as well as analysing and summarising the data collected. For data transmission purposes, EFSA created a simple Microsoft Office Excel‐based mapping tool to allow Member States to map their standard terminology to EFSA's standard terminolo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Guidelines for reporting molecular typing data through EFSA's Data Collection Framework

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) received the mandate from the European Commission (EC), in accordance with Article 31 of Regulation (EC) No. 178/2002, to collect data on the molecular testing of food‐borne pathogens such as Salmonella, Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga toxin‐producing Escherichia coli (STEC) from food, feed, animals and the related environment, to contribute to the epidemiological investigations of food‐borne outbreaks and to the identification of...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

26-1-2019

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) for use in food contact materials

Published on: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP Panel) assessed the safety of poly((R)‐3‐hydroxybutyrate‐co‐(R)‐3‐hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBH), CAS No 147398‐31‐0 and food contact material (FCM) substance No 1059. This biodegradable copolymer is produced by fermentation of palm oil using a genetically modified microorganism (Cupriavidus necator). Overall migration was up to 5.4 mg/kg. Oligomers are hydroxyl‐terminated or with crotyl‐ and hexenyl end‐...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

23-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysophospholipase from Trichoderma reesei (strain RF7206)

Published on: Tue, 22 Jan 2019 The food enzyme lysophospholipase (EC 3.1.1.5) is produced with the genetically modified Trichoderma reesei strain RF7206 by AB Enzymes GmbH. 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 lysophospholipase food enzyme is intended to be used in starch processing for the production of glucose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by the ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

22-1-2019

SIGMA Animal Disease Data Model: A comprehensive approach for the collection of standardised data on animal diseases

SIGMA Animal Disease Data Model: A comprehensive approach for the collection of standardised data on animal diseases

Published on: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 The European Commission is routinely asking EFSA for scientific and technical support in the epidemiological analysis of animal disease outbreaks (i.e. African swine fever, lumpy skin disease and avian influenza) and to report or assess surveillance data (i.e. Echinococcus multilocularis and avian influenza). For this purpose, EFSA has over the last years carried out several data collections and gathered specific information on outbreaks, surveillance activities and concer...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-1-2019

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Publication of scientific data from EU-coordinated monitoring programmes and surveys

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 Open government data are about wide and free availability of public information created or collected by public entities. The International Open Data Charter and Findable, Accessible, Interoperable And Reusable Data (FAIR) data principles were selected as the guiding principles for the development of this report. A review of open data maturity reports indicated that most of the EU28+ are making significant progress in open government data, however there are different levels...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

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

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

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

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

10-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme alpha‐amylase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzb48)

Published on: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 The food enzyme alpha‐amylase (4‐α‐d‐glucan glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.1) is produced with a genetically modified strain of Trichoderma reesei by Danisco US Inc. 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 distilled alcohol production and brewing processes. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed by distill...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

Enovachem Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dyural-40 and Dyural-80 Convenience Kits Containing Recalled Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Latex Hazard

Enovachem Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Dyural-40 and Dyural-80 Convenience Kits Containing Recalled Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Latex Hazard

Torrance, CA, Asclemed USA Inc is voluntarily recalling 20 lots of Dyural-40 and 61 lots of Dyural-80, to the user level. The products include recalled Sodium Chloride, USP, 0.9% manufactured by Fresenius Kabi, which has been recalled due to product labeling incorrectly stating stoppers do not contain latex.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-12-2018

Annual Report of the Scientific Network on BSE‐TSE 2018

Annual Report of the Scientific Network on BSE‐TSE 2018

Published on: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 The EFSA Scientific Network on bovine spongiform encephalopathies and other transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (BSE‐TSE) held its 13th meeting on 15‐16 October 2018 in Parma. The meeting served as an opportunity to exchange scientific information on BSE‐TSE related issues among EU Member States, countries from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), EFSA, the European Commission and ad hocparticipants. In this occasion, ad hoc representation included the World A...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on new efforts to assure the quality of compounded drugs

FDA releases guidance with recommendations for protecting patients from the risk of contaminated or substandard compounded products produced by outsourcing facilities.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-12-2018

TachoSil

TachoSil

Product approval information is indicated for use with manual compression in adult and pediatric patients as an adjunct to hemostasis in cardiovascular and hepatic surgery, when control of bleeding by standard surgical techniques (such as suture, ligature or cautery) is ineffective or impractical.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

7-12-2018

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Re‐evaluation of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) as a food additive

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Flavourings (FAF) provides a scientific opinion re‐evaluating the safety of propane‐1,2‐diol esters of fatty acids (E 477) when used as a food additive. The Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) in 1978 endorsed the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 25 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, expressed as propane‐1,2‐diol, established by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) in 1974. No adverse effects were observed in short‐t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-12-2018

Public health risks associated with food‐borne parasites

Public health risks associated with food‐borne parasites

Published on: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 Parasites are important food‐borne pathogens. Their complex lifecycles, varied transmission routes, and prolonged periods between infection and symptoms mean that the public health burden and relative importance of different transmission routes are often difficult to assess. Furthermore, there are challenges in detection and diagnostics, and variations in reporting. A Europe‐focused ranking exercise, using multicriteria decision analysis, identified potentially food‐borne ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

1-12-2018

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase from a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22)

Published on: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 The food enzyme endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase (EC 3.2.1.8) is produced with a genetically modified Trichoderma reesei (strain DP‐Nzd22) by DuPont. 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 endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase is intended to be used in distilled alcohol production, bakery and brewery. Residual amounts of total organic solids (TOS) are removed during the production of dis...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-11-2018

Understanding ASF spread and emergency control concepts in wild boar populations using individual‐based modelling and spatio‐temporal surveillance data

Understanding ASF spread and emergency control concepts in wild boar populations using individual‐based modelling and spatio‐temporal surveillance data

Published on: Thu, 29 Nov 2018 African swine fever (ASF) infection is circulating in Eurasia since a decade within wild boar populations without a demonstrated vector host. Further the infection was recurrently translocated by spatio‐temporal dynamics that is incompatible with wild boar movement characteristics. Management actions are required in areas affected by ASF. Control measures address areas with recent focal introduction and areas with ASF circulating several seasons or endemic occurrence. In v...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

ÖHLINS RACING AB recalls Front Air Suspension Bicycle Forks

The right-side top cap on some forks may not be adequately torqued which in some cases may lead to the top cap working itself free through riding. When this happens, the air cartridge may abruptly spring out of the stanchion tube causing a risk of injury to the rider.

Health Canada

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 1: Compendium of Representative Processing Techniques investigated in regulatory studies for pesticides

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx 2 Objective 3: European database of processing factors for pesticides in food

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 EFSA is conducting pan‐European dietary exposure and risk assessments related to actual levels of pesticide residues in food commodities. These assessments use the pesticide occurrence data generated under the official monitoring programs of Member States, the consumption data from EFSA's comprehensive food consumption database and pesticide‐specific information such as processing factors. Currently no harmonised list of processing factors is available within Europe and wo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

27-11-2018

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

INNUENDO: A cross‐sectoral platform for the integration of genomics in the surveillance of food‐borne pathogens

Published on: Mon, 26 Nov 2018 Abstract In response to the EFSA call New approaches in identifying and characterizing microbial and chemical hazards, the project INNUENDO (https://sites.google.com/site/theinnuendoproject/) aimed to design an analytical platform and standard procedures for the use of whole‐genome sequencing in surveillance and outbreak investigation of food‐borne pathogens. The project firstly attempted to identify existing flaws and needs, and then to provide applicable cross‐sectorial ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

21-11-2018

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product Labeling Incorrectly Stating Stoppers Do Not Contain Latex

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9% Due to Product Labeling Incorrectly Stating Stoppers Do Not Contain Latex

Fresenius Kabi USA is voluntarily recalling 163 lots of Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, 10 mL fill in a 10 mL vial and Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 0.9%, 20 mL fill in a 20 mL vial to the user level. The product insert states that stoppers for both the 10mL and the 20mL vials do not contain natural rubber latex; the tray label for the two vial sizes and the vial label for the 20mL vial also state that the stoppers do not contain latex. The product is being recalled because the stoppers contain n...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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 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

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

9-11-2018

In Association With Sunshine Mills, Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Orlando Brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.

In Association With Sunshine Mills, Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Orlando Brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.

In association with Sunshine Mills, Lidl is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food because the products may contain elevated levels of Vitamin D.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

Medical Devices Safety Update, Volume 6, Number 6, November 2018

Medical Devices Safety Update, Volume 6, Number 6, November 2018

Standards minimise risk of misconnections; eltrombopag interference with test results; amniotic fluid tests

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

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

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

30-10-2018

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

Mountain Warehouse Limited recalls BPA-Free Printed Kids' Water Bottles

If the spout of the water bottle becomes detached during use, a small ring can be exposed and both the spout and the ring may pose a choking hazard.

Health Canada

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

23-10-2018

Shimano North America recalls Lazer Bicycle Helmets

Shimano North America recalls Lazer Bicycle Helmets

The recalled helmets do not meet the CPSC standard for the "Dynamic Roll Off" test. The helmet may come off on impact posing a head injury to the user.

Health Canada

19-10-2018

Dollarama recalls Craft Dough toys

Dollarama recalls Craft Dough toys

The craft dough toy is mislabelled and incorrectly states that it is gluten free. Consumers who are sensitive or allergic to gluten may have an adverse reaction when using the toy.

Health Canada

16-10-2018

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

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

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 The applicant BASF Agro BV submitted a request to the competent national authority in United Kingdom to evaluate the confirmatory data that were identified for teflubenzuron 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 data gaps, a new metabolism study on leafy crops, a study investigating the nature of residues under standard hydrolytic conditions and a validated ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

5-10-2018

Consumer Alert: Sprout Creek Farm “Margie” Cheese Batch Recalled

Consumer Alert: Sprout Creek Farm “Margie” Cheese Batch Recalled

Today the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets alerted consumers to a pasteurization problem with one of Sprout Creek Farm's pasteurized cow's milk cheeses, "Margie," made on 8/28/2018. Sprout Creek Farm is located in Poughkeepsie, NY. The reason for the recall is the air temperature at the start and end of the pasteurization process is required to be above 150deg F per the Grade "A" Pasteurized Milk Ordinance; the batch in question did not meet that standard. The recall pertains only to...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-9-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on modernizing standards of identity and the use of dairy names for plant-based substitutes

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on modernizing standards of identity and the use of dairy names for plant-based substitutes

FDA issues a request for information to solicit feedback on how consumers are using plant-based substitutes for milk, cheese and other dairy foods.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-9-2018

Scientific guideline:  Guideline on determination of withdrawal periods for edible tissues - Revision 1, adopted

Scientific guideline: Guideline on determination of withdrawal periods for edible tissues - Revision 1, adopted

This document provides a standard approach to be used across the European Union in the analysis of residue depletion data for the purpose of establishing withdrawal periods for edible tissues. Emphasis has been put on a statistical approach. As the method of first choice, a linear regression technique is recommended. A computerised version of the method described is available: Updated application software: withdrawal time calculation for tissues. Read together with the explanatory note on updated applica...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-9-2018

Danish Medicines Agency aces European benchmark survey

Danish Medicines Agency aces European benchmark survey

The Danish Medicines Agency has just scored 4.5 of a possible 5 in the common-European survey known as the Benchmarking of European Medicines Agencies (BEMA). ”It's a really good result that will benefit all of us and may help raise the standard throughout Europe,” said the Danish health minister.

Danish Medicines Agency

7-2-2019

Publication of interim decisions amending, or not amending, the current Poisons Standard, February 2019

Publication of interim decisions amending, or not amending, the current Poisons Standard, February 2019

Interim decisions and invitation for further comment. Closing date: 7 March 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

1-2-2019


Summary of opinion: Hemlibra,emicizumab,  31/01/2019,  Positive

Summary of opinion: Hemlibra,emicizumab, 31/01/2019, Positive

Summary of opinion: Hemlibra,emicizumab, 31/01/2019, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Cell-free solution of lysed Escherichia coli culture, strain Laves, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0328/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Cell-free solution of lysed Escherichia coli culture, strain Laves, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0328/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Cell-free solution of lysed Escherichia coli culture, strain Laves, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0328/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-1-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Clostridium Botulinum neurotoxin type A (150 kD), free from complexing proteins, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0338/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

10-1-2019


BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): CMDh Scientific conclusions and grounds for variation, amendments to the Product Information and timetable for the implementation  - PSUSA/00000304/201803

BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): CMDh Scientific conclusions and grounds for variation, amendments to the Product Information and timetable for the implementation - PSUSA/00000304/201803

BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): CMDh Scientific conclusions and grounds for variation, amendments to the Product Information and timetable for the implementation - PSUSA/00000304/201803

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

10-1-2019


BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00000304/201803

BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00000304/201803

BCG vaccine (freeze-dried): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00000304/201803

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

9-1-2019

Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS meeting, March 2019

Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS meeting, March 2019

Invitation to comment on proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS, March 2019 (late addition to the published agenda). Closing date: 8 February 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

18-12-2018

Consultation: Review of Therapeutic Goods Order 54 - Standards for Disinfectants; and associated guidance

Consultation: Review of Therapeutic Goods Order 54 - Standards for Disinfectants; and associated guidance

TGA is seeking comments on the expansion and amendment of TGO 54. Closing date: 12 February 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

12-12-2018

Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS, ACMS and Joint ACCS/ACMS meetings, March 2019

Consultation: Proposed amendments to the Poisons Standard - ACCS, ACMS and Joint ACCS/ACMS meetings, March 2019

Proposed Amendments to the Poisons Standard are now available for public comment. Closing date: 21 January 2019

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

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

28-11-2018

Final decisions amending, or not amending, the current Poisons Standard, November 2018

Final decisions amending, or not amending, the current Poisons Standard, November 2018

Final decisions and reasons for medicines and chemicals referred to the June 2018 scheduling meetings

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

26-11-2018

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvement

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvement

We aim to efficiently advance beneficial technology to patients, while solidifying FDA’s gold standard for safety. Our goal in focusing on older predicates is to drive sponsors to continually offer patients devices with the latest demonstrated improvements and advances in safety.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

It would also help make sure that newer devices reflect more modern technologies and standards that can improve patient care and outcomes. It would help the overall product environment continue to evolve in the direction toward safer, more effective devic

It would also help make sure that newer devices reflect more modern technologies and standards that can improve patient care and outcomes. It would help the overall product environment continue to evolve in the direction toward safer, more effective devic

It would also help make sure that newer devices reflect more modern technologies and standards that can improve patient care and outcomes. It would help the overall product environment continue to evolve in the direction toward safer, more effective devices.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

An X-ray system that includes a controller to control time of x-ray exposure. These new devices now meet performance standards and consensus standards that were either not available or have been revised to meet more modern criteria since the predicate dev

An X-ray system that includes a controller to control time of x-ray exposure. These new devices now meet performance standards and consensus standards that were either not available or have been revised to meet more modern criteria since the predicate dev

An X-ray system that includes a controller to control time of x-ray exposure. These new devices now meet performance standards and consensus standards that were either not available or have been revised to meet more modern criteria since the predicate device was cleared

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-11-2018

Further public consultation on appropriate access and safety controls (Poisons Standard schedule) for alkyl nitrites

Further public consultation on appropriate access and safety controls (Poisons Standard schedule) for alkyl nitrites

There will not be a decision announced on scheduling of alkyl nitrites on 29 November 2018. Further public consultation will be undertaken.

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

30-10-2018

EU/3/18/2080 (Freeline Therapeutics Ltd)

EU/3/18/2080 (Freeline Therapeutics Ltd)

EU/3/18/2080 (Active substance: Recombinant adeno-associated viral vector serotype S3 containing codon-optimised expression cassette encoding human coagulation factor IX variant) - Orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)7281 of Tue, 30 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMA/OD/127/18

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

21-10-2018

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annuall

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annuall

Under the 1992 Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA), #FDA oversees mammography machines and regulates training for people who provide the scans. All mammography facilities must be accredited, certified by FDA or a state certifier and inspected annually https://go.usa.gov/xPnyE  pic.twitter.com/dZzQuYXsJ9

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-10-2018

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth.  Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at  https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobaccopic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth. Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobaccopic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb

October is #SIDSAwarenessMonth. Smoking during pregnancy can lead to complications, premature delivery, low birth weight, stillbirth, and SIDS. Make sure your baby is #safetosleep at https://women.smokefree.gov/  via @FDATobacco pic.twitter.com/i37QX61Bb7

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-9-2018

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin

We want to help patients/caregivers know how to use pen needles correctly. FDA received reports of patients using standard pen needles to inject insulin w/o removing the inner needle cover. The cover stopped patients from getting the right amnt of insulin https://go.usa.gov/xPWZq  pic.twitter.com/LT9SptJge1

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-9-2018

Scientific guideline:  Concept paper on the need for revision of the guideline on the investigation of medicinal products in the term and preterm neonate - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

Scientific guideline: Concept paper on the need for revision of the guideline on the investigation of medicinal products in the term and preterm neonate - Revision 1, draft: consultation open

The Guideline on the investigation of medicinal products in the term and preterm neonates was prepared during the period from 2007 to 2009 and came into effect in 2010 (EMEA/536810/2008). Considerable experience of assessing PIP applications covering neonatal age subset has been gained since then and it has become apparent that some essential questions arise repeatedly during the assessment of Paediatric Investigation Plans (PIP) applications for products intended to be investigated and used in neonates....

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency