Key Sun Green

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Key Sun Green & Gold Zinke SPF50+
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Key Sun Green & Gold Zinke SPF50+
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 216808
  • Last update:
  • 09-10-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

216808

Key Sun Green & Gold Zinke SPF50+

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Key-Sun Laboratories Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 1381,MONA VALE, NSW, 2103

Australia

ARTG Start Date

1/11/2013

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Conditions

The sponsor shall keep records relating to this listed medicine as are necessary to: (a) Expedite recall if necessary of any batch of the listed medicine,

(b) Identify the manufacturer(s) of each batch of the listed medicine. Where any part of or step in manufacture in Australia of the listed medicine is

sub-contracted to a third party who is not the sponsor, copies of relevant Good Manufacturing Practice agreements relation to such manufacture shall be

kept.

The sponsor shall retain records of the distribution of the listed medicine for a period of five years and shall provide the records or copies of the records

to the Complementary Medicines Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration, upon request.

The sponsor of the listed medicine must not, by any means, intentionally or recklessly advertise the medicine for an indication other than those accepted

in relation to the inclusion of the medicine in the Register.

All reports of adverse reactions or similar experiences associated with the use or administration of the listed medicine shall be notified to the Head, Office

of Product Review, Therapeutic Goods Administration, as soon as practicable after the sponsor of the goods becomes aware of those reports. Sponsors

of listed medicines must retain records of such reports for a period of not less than 18 months from the day the Head, Office of Product Review is notified

of the report or reports.

The sponsor shall not supply the listed medicine after the expiry date of the goods.

Where a listed medicine is distributed overseas as well as in Australia, product recall or any other regulatory action taken in relation to the medicine

outside Australia which has or may have relevance to the quality, safety or efficacy of the goods distributed in Australia, must be notified to the National

Manager Therapeutic Goods Administration, immediately the action or information is known to the sponsor.

Products

1. Key Sun Green & Gold Zinke SPF50+

Product Type

Medicine Kit

Effective date

1/11/2013

Warnings

Avoid prolonged exposure in the sun.[or words to that effect]

Wear protective clothing, hats and eyewear when exposed to the sun.[Or words to this effect]

(If medicine contains one hydroxybenzoate) Contains [insert name of hydroxybenzoate] OR (If medicine contains two or more hydroxybenzoates)

Contains hydroxybenzoates [or words to that effect].

If irritation develops, discontinue use. (Not less than 1.5 mm in height)

Avoid contact with eyes (or words to that effect).

Standard Indications

A broad spectrum sunscreening preparation of SPF4 or greater. Can aid in the prevention of premature skin ageing.

Sunscreen SPF50 Plus

A broad spectrum sunscreening preparation of SPF50+. Can aid in the prevention of solar keratoses

Broad Spectrum Sunscreen

A broad spectrum sunscreening preparation of SPF50+. May assist in preventing some skin cancers

A broad spectrum sunscreening preparation of SPF50+. May reduce the risk of some skin cancers

Specific Indications

4 Hour Water Resistant

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Key Sun Green Zinke SPF50+ (ARTG:210687)

2. Key Sun Yellow Zinke SPF50+ (ARTG:210693)

Public Summary

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Public Summary

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19-3-2019

ANSES and University of Rennes 1 strengthen their scientific cooperation dedicated to "One Health"

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Danish Medicines Agency

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Health Canada

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Published on: Tue, 05 Mar 2019 Following a request from 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 Robenz® 66G (robenidine hydrochloride (HCl)) when used as a feed additive for chickens for fattening and turkeys for fattening. The coccidiostat Robenz®66G is considered safe for chickens for fattening at the highest proposed level of 36 mg robenidine HCl/kg complete feed with a ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Published on: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 Beltherm MP/ML contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase and is intended to be used as a zootechnical additive for poultry species. The safety and efficacy of the additive have been evaluated by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) in 2017. In that assessment, the additive and the production strain, a genetically modified strain of Bacillus subtilis, were characterised in full. No viable cells of the production strain were detecte...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-3-2019

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Electronic product information for human medicines in the European Union – draft key principles

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Resapath

Resapath

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France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Health Canada

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Pest categorisation of Phyllosticta solitaria

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

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Pest categorisation of Grapholita prunivora

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

Adam Bros. Farming, Inc. Recalls Red and Green Leaf Lettuce and Cauliflower Because of Possible Health Risk

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

16-12-2018

Spokane Produce Voluntarily Recalls Northwest Cuisine Creations and Fresh&Local Sandwiches and Green Leaf Lettuce Filets

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-12-2018

The European Union summary report on trends and sources of zoonoses, zoonotic agents and food-borne outbreaks in 2017

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

12-12-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-12-2018

Spilling the Beans: How Much Caffeine is Too Much?

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

11-12-2018

Inspired Organics Issues Voluntary Recall of Organic Sunflower Butter Due to Potential Health Risk

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-12-2018

Kroger Louisville Division Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-12-2018

King Soopers and City Market Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

Sunshine Mills, Inc. Issues Voluntary Recall of Dry Dog Food Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx2 related to pesticide residues Objective 2: Linking the processing techniques investigated in regulatory studies with the E

Database of processing techniques and processing factors compatible with the EFSA food classification and description system FoodEx2 related to pesticide residues Objective 2: Linking the processing techniques investigated in regulatory studies with the E

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

26-11-2018

FDA approves an oncology drug that targets a key genetic driver of cancer, rather than a specific type of tumor

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The FDA granted accelerated approval to Vitrakvi (larotrectinib), a treatment for adult and pediatric patients whose cancers have a specific genetic feature (biomarker).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-11-2018

FDA Welcomes Grant Applications for Animal Drugs for Minor Uses and Minor Species

FDA Welcomes Grant Applications for Animal Drugs for Minor Uses and Minor Species

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced an open period for applications for grants to support the development of new animal drugs intended to treat uncommon diseases (minor uses) in major species (horses, dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, turkeys and chickens) or to treat minor species.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

21-11-2018

Implementation and verification of PBPK modelling codes of TCDD in rats and humans into Berkeley Madonna

Implementation and verification of PBPK modelling codes of TCDD in rats and humans into Berkeley Madonna

Published on: Tue, 20 Nov 2018 The goal of the current work was to implement and verify previously published rat and human PBPK modelling codes for TCDD into Berkeley Madonna. The US‐EPA has used these PBPK models in the reassessment of TCDD. A procurement contract has been set up to explore the possibilities to adequately run the models and reproduce previously published results. The implementation of the available codes in Berkeley Madonna was carried out at RIKILT‐WUR under the framework agreement wi...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

20-11-2018

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp.

Published on: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of non‐EU Monochamus spp., a well‐defined insect genus in the family Cerambycidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Species can be identified using taxonomic keys at national and regional level, and DNA barcoding. Two online world catalogues exist for the genus. The genus includes about one hundred species and many subspecies colonising conifers and non‐conifer trees in many areas in the world. The non‐EU species are listed in...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-11-2018

Certain Option and Personelle sunscreens voluntarily recalled because of bacterial contamination

Certain Option and Personelle sunscreens voluntarily recalled because of bacterial contamination

One lot each of Option Family Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 and Personnelle Sport Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 have been voluntarily recalled by Empack Spraytech Inc. because of bacterial contamination.

Health Canada

17-11-2018

Recall of Green Cedar Dairy Ackawi Cheese Bearing a Sell by Date of March 26, 2019 or Later

Recall of Green Cedar Dairy Ackawi Cheese Bearing a Sell by Date of March 26, 2019 or Later

Routine samples of the Green Cedar Ackawi cheese collected and tested by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development tested positive for the presence of Listeria monocytogenes.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

10-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

Published on: Thu, 08 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0100 The Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Popillia japonica(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) for the EU. P. japonica is a distinguishable species listed in Annex IAII of Council Directive 2000/29/EC. It is native to Japan but established in the USA in the early 20th century. It spreads from New Jersey to most US states east of the Mississippi, some to the west and north into Canada. P. japonica feeds on over 700 plant species. Adults attack folia...

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

30-10-2018

FDA Announces Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan

FDA Announces Plant and Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan

FDA’s Plant & Animal Biotechnology Innovation Action Plan ensures the safety of plant and animal products of biotechnology while avoiding unnecessary barriers to future innovation. Key elements: Veterinary Innovation Program, public webinar on genome editing in animals & release of future guidance.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

29-10-2018

Maribel’s Sweets Inc. Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Chocolate Bars

Maribel’s Sweets Inc. Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk Allergens in Chocolate Bars

Maribel’s Sweets Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 2.82oz MarieBelle Japanese Matcha Japanese Green Tea and White Chocolate Bar, container code 101619, Cacao Market by MarieBelle Rosemary Truffle Salt 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, and the Cacao Market by MarieBelle Orange Peels 60% Dark Chocolate Bar, all container codes, because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if...

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

16-10-2018

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Assessment of low pathogenic avian influenza virus transmission via raw poultry meat and raw table eggs

Published on: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 A rapid qualitative assessment has been done by performing a theoretical analysis on the transmission of low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) via fresh meat from poultry reared or kept in captivity for the production of meat (raw poultry meat) or raw table eggs. A predetermined transmission pathway followed a number of steps from a commercial or non‐commercial poultry establishment within the EU exposed to LPAI virus (LPAIV) to the onward virus transmission...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-10-2018

Minister Bruins tekent Green Deal voor duurzame zorg

Minister Bruins tekent Green Deal voor duurzame zorg

Minister Bruno Bruins voor Medische Zorg en Sport heeft vandaag de Green Deal ‘Duurzame zorg voor een gezonde toekomst’ getekend. Hiermee maken 132 partijen uit de zorg, overheid en bedrijfsleven afspraken om de zorg in Nederland duurzamer te maken. Inzet is het terugdringen van CO2-uitstoot, zuiniger gebruik van grondstoffen, minder medicijnresten in het water en een gezonde leefomgeving voor patiënt, cliënt en zorgmedewerkers.

Netherlands - Ministerie van Volksgezondheid, Welzijn en Sport

22-2-2019

Bortezomib SUN (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe BV)

Bortezomib SUN (Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Europe BV)

Bortezomib SUN (Active substance: bortezomib) - PSUSA - Modification - Commission Decision (2019)1586 of Fri, 22 Feb 2019 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/4076/PSUSA/424/201804

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety

5-2-2019


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Influenza virus surface antigens - A/turkey/Turkey/1/05 (H5N1), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0249/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Influenza virus surface antigens - A/turkey/Turkey/1/05 (H5N1), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0249/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Influenza virus surface antigens - A/turkey/Turkey/1/05 (H5N1), decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0249/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

1-2-2019


Summary of opinion: Keytruda,pembrolizumab,  31/01/2019,  Positive

Summary of opinion: Keytruda,pembrolizumab, 31/01/2019, Positive

Summary of opinion: Keytruda,pembrolizumab, 31/01/2019, Positive

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-12-2018

TGA presentation: Advertising therapeutic goods in 2019: The Code basics, 13 and 15 November 2018

TGA presentation: Advertising therapeutic goods in 2019: The Code basics, 13 and 15 November 2018

A detailed walkthrough of the Code with examples to illustrate the application of the key sections.

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

3-12-2018

Be sun smart. Wear sunscreen.

Be sun smart. Wear sunscreen.

A summary of how the TGA regulates sunscreens and how to use sunscreen effectively

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

2-12-2018

As a science-based agency we rely on evidence generated from data to inform regulatory decisions. #FDA's #SundayTweetorial discusses how we use data from real-world settings to enhance what we know about medical products. This week we'll announce policies

As a science-based agency we rely on evidence generated from data to inform regulatory decisions. #FDA's #SundayTweetorial discusses how we use data from real-world settings to enhance what we know about medical products. This week we'll announce policies

As a science-based agency we rely on evidence generated from data to inform regulatory decisions. #FDA's #SundayTweetorial discusses how we use data from real-world settings to enhance what we know about medical products. This week we'll announce policies to advance these efforts pic.twitter.com/2co2Hz4jUt

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

27-11-2018


Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Sutent,sunitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0147/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Sutent,sunitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0147/2018

Opinion/decision on a Paediatric investigation plan (PIP): Sutent,sunitinib, decision type: , therapeutic area: , PIP number: P/0147/2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

18-10-2018

Sutent (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

Sutent (Pfizer Europe MA EEIG)

Sutent (Active substance: sunitinib) - Centralised - Transfer Marketing Authorisation Holder - Commission Decision (2018)6922 of Thu, 18 Oct 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/H/C/687/T/72

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety