Living

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Living Healthy Odourless Fish Oil 1000mg
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Living Healthy Odourless Fish Oil 1000mg
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 222362
  • Last update:
  • 09-11-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

222362

Living Healthy Odourless Fish Oil 1000mg

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Star Combo Australia Pty Ltd

Postal Address

171-177 Woodpark Road,Smithfield, NSW, 2164

Australia

ARTG Start Date

10/04/2014

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Conditions

Colouring agents used in listed medicine for ingestion, other than those listed for export only under section 25 of the Act, shall be only those included in

the list of 'Colourings permitted in medicines for oral use'.

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. Living Healthy Odourless Fish Oil 1000mg

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

30/09/2017

Warnings

No Warnings included on Record

Standard Indications

May assist in the maintenance of a normal/healthy LDL:HDL cholesterol ratio.

May assist in the maintenance of normal/healthy cholesterol levels in healthy individuals.

May assist in the maintenance of cholesterol within the normal/healthy range in healthy individuals and improve the LDL:HDL ratio.

Aids, assists or helps in the maintenance or improvement of general well-being.

May assist in the maintenance of cholesterol within the normal range in healthy individuals.

Specific Indications

Omega 3 fatty acids help to maintain good general health and may be beneficial for the heart, brain and joints.

May help support cognitive health and/or brain function.

May help support cardiovascular health.

May help to support anti-inflammatory action within the body.

May be beneficial for joint health.

Fish oil may help to reduce joint swelling and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis.

Fish oil helps support cardiovascular health.

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Public Summary

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Dosage Form

Capsule, soft

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

natural fish oil

1000 mg

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17-11-2018

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

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“Vita-X Revitalizing Capsules” for men may pose serious health risks

“Vita-X Revitalizing Capsules” for men may pose serious health risks

Health Canada is advising Canadians that two versions of “Vita-X Revitalizing Capsules” by Lanlay Healthmetic Inc., promoted for “long lasting vital energy for men,” may pose serious health risks. One version contains seven capsules and has “NPN 80053009,” a Natural Product Number (NPN) indicating Health Canada authorization, on the label. The second version contains one capsule, has no NPN on the label and is not authorized by Health Canada.

Health Canada

13-11-2018

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

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-11-2018

Pest categorisation of Popillia japonica

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

9-11-2018

Natural Life Pet Products Expands Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

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

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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Natural Life Pet Products Issues Recall of Dry Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Pest categorisation of Conotrachelus nenuphar

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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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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Evaluation of confirmatory data following the Article 12 MRL review for pyraflufen‐ethyl

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response (Drugs)

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Health Canada

11-9-2018

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

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4-9-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-9-2018

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Health Canada

1-9-2018

Spodoptera frugiperda partial risk assessment

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

31-8-2018

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

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

30-8-2018

Anthrax

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France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

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PetSmart Canada recalls All Living Things Reptile Strip Light Fixture

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Health Canada

29-8-2018

Scientific Opinion about the Guidance of the Chemical Regulation Directorate (UK) on how aged sorption studies for pesticides should be conducted, analysed and used in regulatory assessments

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

29-8-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for fluoxastrobin in oilseeds

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

28-8-2018

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-8-2018

UPDATED: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan/Amlodipine/HCTZ, Valsartan/Amlodipine and Valsartan Tablets

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-8-2018

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan / Amlodipine / HCTZ Tablets

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

3-8-2018

Apricot kernels pose a risk of cyanide poisoning

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France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

2-8-2018

"Jian Pai Natural Skin Care Cream" contains antifungal drugs not listed on the label, which may pose serious health risks

"Jian Pai Natural Skin Care Cream" contains antifungal drugs not listed on the label, which may pose serious health risks

Health Canada testing of “Jian Pai Natural Skin Care Cream,” also called ‘’Yikangshuang,” found that it contains two antifungal drugs (fluconazole and miconazole) that are not listed on the product label, and may pose serious health risks.

Health Canada

25-7-2018

Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Distributed to Retailers

Kraft Heinz Voluntarily Recalls Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Distributed to Retailers

As a precaution, approximately 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard. This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death. Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-7-2018

Pepperidge Farm® Announces Voluntary Recall of Four Varieties of Goldfish® Crackers

Pepperidge Farm® Announces Voluntary Recall of Four Varieties of Goldfish® Crackers

Pepperidge Farm has been notified by one of its ingredient suppliers that whey powder in a seasoning that is applied to four varieties of crackers has been the subject of a recall by the whey powder manufacturer due to the potential presence of Salmonella. Pepperidge Farm initiated an investigation and, out of an abundance of caution, is voluntarily recalling four varieties of Goldfish crackers. The products were distributed throughout the United States. No illnesses have been reported. ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-7-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on voluntary recalls of Ritz, Goldfish and other products issued out of an abundance of caution

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on voluntary recalls of Ritz, Goldfish and other products issued out of an abundance of caution

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is working with Mondelēz International, Inc., Pepperidge Farm Inc. and Flowers Foods, Inc. to initiate voluntarily recalls of certain products due to a potential risk that one of the ingredients may have been contaminated with Salmonella.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-7-2018

K9 Natural Ltd recalls K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast Raw Pet Food 11lb bags

K9 Natural Ltd recalls K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast Raw Pet Food 11lb bags

K9 Natural Ltd is voluntarily recalling K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast 11lb bags, batch number #150517, that were imported into the Canadian market in July 2017 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No other K9 Natural products are affected in Canada.

Health Canada

17-7-2018

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan and Valsartan Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Valsartan and Valsartan Hydrochlorothiazide Tablets

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA today confirmed a voluntary recall to the consumer / user level of 29 lots of single and 51 lots of combination valsartan medicines distributed under the Actavis label in the U.S. due to the detection of trace amounts of an unexpected impurity found in an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical. The impurity detected in the API is N- nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which is a substance that occurs naturally in certain foods, drinking wat...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

12-7-2018

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness Inc. recalls Saje Natural Wellness Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

The affected products are contaminated with the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa can pose a risk of infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

Health Canada

11-7-2018

OCOOW LLC recalls Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and Odie's Safer Solvent

OCOOW LLC recalls Odie's Solvent-Free Super Penetrating Oil and Odie's Safer Solvent

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

Health Canada

6-7-2018

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria Found In Saje Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash

Saje Natural Wellness is warning customers not to use Splish Splash Gentle Baby Wash, 8.5 fl. oz. and 1.7 fl. oz. (found in the Wee and Well Gentle Baby Care Kit) as it may contain the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen that causes infection and results in bacteria in the blood, particularly in individuals with compromised immune systems.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-6-2018

ANSES consolidates its presence in Boulogne-sur-Mer!

ANSES consolidates its presence in Boulogne-sur-Mer!

Centrally located in the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer, the Laboratory for Food Safety's site specialising in fishery and aquaculture products is expanding! This extension, financed jointly by the Hauts-de-France Region and the local community, underlines ANSES's scientific investment in Boulogne-sur-Mer and is fully consistent with regional research dynamics for the quality and safety of aquatic products.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

13-6-2018

World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens

World Variety Produce, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Spicy Edamame Because Of Undeclared Allergens

World Variety Produce, Inc. of Los Angeles, CA is voluntarily recalling Spicy Edamame 7oz, because it contains the undeclared shellfish/crustacean allergen “Oyster Extract” ingredient within the spicy sauce packet. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to shellfish run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-5-2018

Procleix West Nile Virus (WNV) Assay

Procleix West Nile Virus (WNV) Assay

Product approval information is indicated for the qualitative detection of West Nile Virus (WNV) RNA in plasma specimens from individual human donors, including volunteer donors of whole blood and blood components, and other living donors.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

26-5-2018

Global Commodities Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites In Apricot with Pitt Watan Brand

Global Commodities Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Sulfites In Apricot with Pitt Watan Brand

Global Commodities, Inc. of Hicksville, NY is recalling 1lb and 0.5lb packages of WATAN DRY FRUITS Brand Natural Dried Apricot with Pitt, because it contains undeclared sulfites. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to sulfites run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-5-2018

Brands Unlimited Trading Inc. recalls Laura Secord Mason Glass Mugs

Brands Unlimited Trading Inc. recalls Laura Secord Mason Glass Mugs

The glass mason mug may crack or break upon contact with hot or boiled liquid, posing a burn or laceration hazard to consumers.

Health Canada

23-5-2018

Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone

Merrick Pet Care Voluntarily Recalls Limited Amount of Good Buddy and Backcountry Treats Containing Beef Due to Potentially Elevated Levels of Thyroid Hormone

Merrick Pet Care, of Amarillo, Texas, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited amount of beef dog treat varieties due to the potential that they contain elevated levels of a naturally-occurring beef thyroid hormone.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-5-2018

Watch out for ticks with the return of warmer weather!

Watch out for ticks with the return of warmer weather!

The return of warmer weather is particularly conducive to walks in natural surroundings, including woods and forests, as well as activities in the garden. It is therefore a good time to recall the precautions to take in order to avoid tick bites – also unfortunately in season. Especially active in the spring and autumn, ticks remain the most common vectors of pathogens responsible for infectious diseases in Europe. A single bite is enough to transmit the Lyme disease bacterium, the main tick-borne diseas...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

9-5-2018

Fabius Anesthesia Machines by Dräger Medical: Class I Recall - Due to Production Step Error

Fabius Anesthesia Machines by Dräger Medical: Class I Recall - Due to Production Step Error

Dräger Medical is recalling the Fabius Anesthesia machines due to excessive oil that was not removed at the time of production. Such excess oil may interfere with the position detector of the ventilation motor during operation and may cause ventilation to fail. A halt in ventilation may lead to serious adverse health consequences, including patient injury or death.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

8-5-2018

Neurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care Providers - Recommendations Associated With the Use of These Devices in the Treatment of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

Neurovascular Stents Used for Stent-Assisted Coiling (SAC): Letter to Health Care Providers - Recommendations Associated With the Use of These Devices in the Treatment of Unruptured Brain Aneurysms

The FDA has received reports associated with the use of these devices in the treatment of unruptured brain aneurysms that suggest some events of peri-procedural stroke and/or death may have been related to procedural risks or patient selection related factors. These factors include patients who had serious co-morbidities resulting in a reduced life expectancy, or who were intolerant to required anticoagulation or anti-platelet therapy.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-10-2018

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding  ht

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding ht

Although I’ve been focusing on medical products, we're also advancing our food safety and nutrition work, such as our joint advice w/ EPA on making informed choices about eating fish for women who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding https://go.usa.gov/xPnda . pic.twitter.com/nktV9BDAC3

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

15-5-2018

Claims about hemp and CBD oils misleading consumers

Claims about hemp and CBD oils misleading consumers

The TGA is aware of false and misleading claims by some companies supplying products containing cannabidiol

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia