NATURE'S

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • NATURE'S CARE EVENING PRIMROSE OIL 1000MG
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • NATURE'S CARE EVENING PRIMROSE OIL 1000MG
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 71772
  • Last update:
  • 01-12-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

71772

NATURE'S CARE EVENING PRIMROSE OIL 1000MG

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

Nature's Care Manufacture Pty Limited

Postal Address

5 Minna Close,BELROSE, NSW, 2085

Australia

ARTG Start Date

2/11/1999

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. NATURE'S CARE EVENING PRIMROSE OIL 1000MG

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

18/03/2015

Warnings

If symptoms persist consult your healthcare practitioner (or words to that effect).

Standard Indications

Relief of pre-menstrual symptoms/syndrome. [Warning S required]

Specific Indications

No Specific Indications included on Record

Additional Product information

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Components

1. Formulation 1

Dosage Form

Capsule, soft

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Active Ingredients

Evening Primrose Oil

1000 mg

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

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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

Anthrax

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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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29-8-2018

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

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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

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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

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

20-6-2018

Signature of the framework agreement for the ESA Platform: strengthening epidemiological surveillance in animal health

Signature of the framework agreement for the ESA Platform: strengthening epidemiological surveillance in animal health

The signing of the new framework agreement for the Epidemiological Surveillance Platform for Animal Health (ESA Platform) on 20 June 2018 by the Director General for Food in the presence of Roger Genet, Director General of ANSES, and eight other members, signals a new departure for this platform, which has demonstrated its usefulness and effectiveness ever since it was set up in October 2011.  

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

12-6-2018

Ashley Furniture Industries , Inc. recalls Signature Design by Ashley Amnon Floor Lamp

Ashley Furniture Industries , Inc. recalls Signature Design by Ashley Amnon Floor Lamp

The lamp has incorrect lightbulb wattage information printed on a label on the sockets of the lamp. The incorrect labels indicate that each socket can support 40 W bulbs, however the product is only rated for each socket supporting a 25 W bulb. The use of lightbulbs with the incorrect wattage could potentially melt the power-switch, posing a burn hazard.

Health Canada

30-5-2018

Risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids compared with their alternatives

Risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids compared with their alternatives

In 2016, as part of the implementation of the Act "for the restoration of biodiversity, nature and landscapes” and as requested by the Ministries of Agriculture, Health and Ecology, ANSES initiated an assessment weighing up the risks and benefits of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids, compared with their chemical and non-chemical alternatives. Today, ANSES is publishing its final opinion. For most uses of plant protection products containing neonicotinoids, sufficiently effective and ope...

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

28-1-2019


Benzyl nicotinate / camphor / dimethyl sulfoxide / nonivamide / turpentine oil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00010584/20180

Benzyl nicotinate / camphor / dimethyl sulfoxide / nonivamide / turpentine oil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00010584/20180

Benzyl nicotinate / camphor / dimethyl sulfoxide / nonivamide / turpentine oil: List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00010584/20180

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

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