NATURE'S

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • NATURE'S PATH BLACK COHOSH ROOT
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • NATURE'S PATH BLACK COHOSH ROOT
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Dept. of Health,Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia
  • Authorization number:
  • 66376
  • Last update:
  • 01-12-2017

Public Assessment Report

Public Summary

Summary for ARTG Entry:

66376

NATURE'S PATH BLACK COHOSH ROOT Black Cohosh Powder 540mg Capsule - hard bottle

ARTG entry for

Medicine Listed

Sponsor

MMS International Health Products Pty Ltd

Postal Address

PO Box 2631,SYDNEY, NSW, 2001

Australia

ARTG Start Date

24/09/1998

Product category

Medicine

Status

Active

Approval area

Listed Medicines

Conditions

Except where the sponsor has been contracted by an overseas partry to manufacturer the goods and that party will be responsible for placing the goods

on the market in countries other than Australia, the sponsor must have and shall retain, while the goods remain listed, evidence necessary to

substantiate and support the accuracy of the indications in relation to the listed goods, and upon the request of the Head, Office of Prescription

Medicines Authorisation Branch, Therapeutic Goods Administration, shall produce such evidence to this officer.

A copy of a signed and dated certificate of analysis, which is not more than six months old, for the first batch of goods manufactured is to be provided to

the Head, Listing Treaties & Export Section, Chemical & Non Prescription Drug Branch within six months of the date of supply of the goods.

The conditions applying to these goods when they are exported from Australia are given below:

Conditions applicable to all therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered or Listed Therapeutic Goods

Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995, other than condition No. 8 and condition No. 9.

Conditions applicable to the relevant category and class of therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered

or Listed Therapeutic Goods Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995, other than condition No.11

Conditions applicable to all therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered or Listed Therapeutic Goods

Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.

Conditions applicable to the relevant category and class of therapeutic goods as specified in the document "Standard Conditions Applying to Registered

or Listed Therapeutic Goods Under Section 28 of the Therapeutic Goods Act 1989" effective 1 July 1995.

Products

1. NATURE'S PATH BLACK COHOSH ROOT

Product Type

Single Medicine Product

Effective date

3/07/2002

Warnings

No Warnings included on Record

Standard Indications

Relief of menstrual symptoms. [Warning S required]

Relief of menstrual cramps. [Warning S required]

Relief of menstrual pain. [Warning S required]

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

Specific Indications

Balances and supports normal female physiology and function. May be beneficial to women in satisfying specific physiological requirements of the

female body. Women's aids. Traditional herbal support designed to support and enhance feminine needs. For the relief of menopausal symptoms and

hot flushes.

Additional Product information

Container information

Type

Material

Life Time

Temperature

Closure

Conditions

Bottle

Not recorded

5 Years

Store below 30

degrees Celsius

Not recorded

Not recorded

Pack Size/Poison information

Pack Size

Poison Schedule

Not scheduled. Not considered by committee

Components

1. COMPONENT ONE

Dosage Form

Capsule, hard

Route of Administration

Oral

Visual Identification

Size 0 clear capsule, dark brown powder

Public Summary

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Produced at 01.12.2017 at 08:58:07 AEDT

This is not an ARTG Certificate document.

The onus is on the reader to verify the current accuracy of the information on the document subsequent to the date shown.

Visit www.tga.gov.au for contact information

Active Ingredients

Black Cohosh Powder

540 mg

© Commonwealth of Australia.This work is copyright.You are not permitted to re-transmit, distribute or commercialise the material without obtaining prior

written approval from the Commonwealth.Further details can be found at http://www.tga.gov.au/about/website-copyright.htm.

Public Summary

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Produced at 01.12.2017 at 08:58:07 AEDT

This is not an ARTG Certificate document.

The onus is on the reader to verify the current accuracy of the information on the document subsequent to the date shown.

Visit www.tga.gov.au for contact information

16-2-2019

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Nature’s Path Foods Recalls A Specific Production Run Of Envirokidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch And Jungle Munch Cereals Due To Undeclared Gluten

Today, Nature’s Path Foods announced a voluntary recall of a specific production run of EnviroKidz Choco Chimps, Gorilla Munch and Jungle Munch cereals for they may contain undeclared gluten (wheat and barley). People who have a wheat allergy, celiac disease or sensitivity to gluten and wheat should not consume the cereals with the BEST BEFORE DATE listed below due to potential adverse health effects. Nature’s Path is also removing any affected cereals from customer store shelves and warehouses.

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Published on: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Nutrition, Novel Foods and Food Allergens (NDA) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on Yarrowia lipolytica yeast biomass as a novel food (NF) pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283. The NF is the dried and heat‐killed biomass of Yarrowia lipolytica, a yeast species that is widespread in nature and which can be found in the environment as well as in foods. The production process is sufficiently describ...

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Felt, OK, McDaniel Life-Line LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Indian Herb to the consumer level. This product is being recalled because it is marketed without an approved NDA/ANDA. The therapeutic claims made in the labeling for this product establish that it is a drug because it is an article (other than food) intended to affect the structure or any function of the body. Additionally, the product contains ingredients that the Agency has determined to be caustic in nature that can cause serious ...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

30-1-2019

Nature’s Rx Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Silver Bullet 10x to Undeclared PDE-5 Inhibitors in the Product

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Nature’s Rx is voluntarily recalling quantity lots of Silver Bullet 10x, description of dosage form to the hospital, retail or consumer level. This recall has been initiated because the product was found to contain undeclared sildenafil and tadalafil, the active ingredient in Viagra and Cialis respectively, which are PDE-5 inhibitors. The undeclared PDE-5 inhibitors in the product may pose serious health risks because consumers with underlying medical issues may take the products without knowing that the...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-1-2019

Germany Black Ant 2000mg tablets (Zhansheng Weige Chaoyue Xilishi)

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These tablets pose a serious risk to your health and should not be taken

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

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Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corp. recalls DEWALT DWD110 and DWD112 variable speed reversing drills

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The internal wiring of the DEWALT 3/8-inch variable speed reversing drills can come into contact with internal parts, posing a risk of electrical shock.

Health Canada

8-1-2019

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Vecuronium Bromide for Injection Due to the Presence of Particulate Matter Identified as Glass

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc. (SPII), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd. is voluntarily recalling three lots of Vecuronium Bromide for Injection, 10 mg (lyophilized powder), and one lot of Vecuronium Bromide for Injection, 20 mg (lyophilized powder) to the hospital level. The Vecuronium Bromide for Injection has been found to contain particulate matter identified as glass.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Scientific assistance to assess the detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs in sunflower cake by hexane extraction

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Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 EFSA was requested to provide scientific assistance to the European Commission on a detoxification process for dioxins and PCBs from sunflower cake by hexane extraction in an emergency situation, as specified in Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/786. The process entails hexane extraction of sunflower oil from the cake to remove dioxins (PCDDs and PCDFs) as well as DL- and NDL-PCBs. The data provided by the applicant were assessed with respect to the efficacy of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018

Nature's Ultimate recalls Nature's Ultimate - Concentrated Cleaner 1.9L (64 fl. oz)

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The child-resistant cap on some units of the product may not function as required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

12-12-2018

Nettoyants Lemieux recalls Concentrated Dishwasher Powder

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Health Canada has determined that the recalled product does not comply with Canadian packaging and labeling regulations.

Health Canada

4-12-2018

Signature Hardware recalls wall-mounted, folding teak shower seats

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The aluminium hardware supporting the shower seat can corrode, posing fall and laceration hazards.

Health Canada

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

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Health Canada

22-11-2018

Foreign Product Alert: Black Ant King tablets, Gold Viagra 9800mg capsules, LIPRO Dietary capsules, Stree Overlord Strong tablets (pills), Vegetal Vigra capsules, ViaGro 500mg Male Enhancement capsules

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These foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients.

Health Canada

21-11-2018

Safe Shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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Health Canada

9-11-2018

Safety assessment of the substance Ln 1,4‐benzene dicarboxylic acid (with Ln = La, Eu, Gd, Tb) for use in food contact materials

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

7-11-2018

Nature's Ultimate recalls NuWrench and NuStainless Products

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The recalled products are not provided with the required child-resistant containers required by the Consumer Chemicals and Containers Regulations, 2001 under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.

Health Canada

6-11-2018

Duncan Hines Classic White, Classic Butter Golden, Signature Confetti and Classic Yellow Cake Mixes Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Salmonella

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

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Health Canada

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Training courses on “Steering an Expert Knowledge Elicitation” and “Use of the Expert Knowledge Elicitation Guidance in Risk Assessments for EFSA Management” and “Conduct of the Sheffield protocol for an Expert Knowledge Elicitation”

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-10-2018

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

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

17-10-2018

Pest categorisation of Stagonosporopsis andigena

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

16-10-2018

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

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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Ladyfingers Gourmet to Go Voluntarily Recalls Signature Shaved Country Ham Rolls Due to Possible Health Risk

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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Modification of the existing maximum residue level for flonicamid in various crops

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Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

19-9-2018

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for potassium phosphonates in certain berries and small fruits

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-7-2018

Public Notification: Black Rhino 25000 contains hidden drug ingredient

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-7-2018

AMPI Recalls Limited Amount of Dry Whey Powder Because of Possible Health Risk

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-7-2018

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

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-7-2018

Flowers Foods Issues Voluntary Recall on Mrs. Freshley’s and Other Brands of Swiss Rolls and Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

23-7-2018

Mondelēz Global LLC Conducts Voluntary Recall of Certain Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits Product in the U.S., including Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Due to Possible Health Risk

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-7-2018

FDA Approves NexGard for prevention of infections that cause Lyme disease in dogs

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

13-7-2018

Hospira Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Daptomycin for Injection Lyophilized Powder for Solution, Due to Infusion Reactions

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

2-7-2018

Blissful Remedies Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Certain Kratom Powder Capsule

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FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-6-2018

Ambient air quality: ANSES recommends the surveillance of 1,3-butadiene and the enhanced monitoring of ultrafine particles (UFPs) and carbon black

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France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

22-6-2018

Kratom (mitragyna speciosa) Powder Products by Gaia Ethnobotanical: Recall - Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

Kratom (mitragyna speciosa) Powder Products by Gaia Ethnobotanical: Recall - Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

The products have been found by the FDA via sample testing and finding to have salmonella contamination. In lieu of such FDA findings the company has implemented standard operating procedures and sterilization processes in accordance to FDA guidelines

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-6-2018

Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC., Voluntarily Recalls Kratom Products Due to Potential Salmonella Contamination

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Gaia Ethnobotanical, LLC., is voluntarily recalling all kratom (mitragyna speciosa) powder products, with Lot No.: 0102031800 it manufactured, processed, packed, and/or held, between March 18, 2018 to March 30, 2018 to the consumer level. The products have been found by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) via sample testing and finding to have salmonella contamination. In lieu of such FDA findings the company has implemented standard operating procedures and sterilization processes in accordanc...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-6-2018

Public Notification: Black Stallion 35000 contains hidden drug ingredient

Public Notification: Black Stallion 35000 contains hidden drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Black Stallion 35000, a product promoted for sexual enhancement. This product was identified by FDA during an examination of international mail shipments.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-6-2018

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

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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

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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

22-5-2018

Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. recalls My First Porsche - Wooden Car (in blue/black)

Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd. recalls My First Porsche - Wooden Car (in blue/black)

The wheels and axles of the toy car may come loose and detach, posing a choking hazard to young children.

Health Canada

4-5-2018

Maya Distribution, LLC Recalls Dragon Label Kratom Because Of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Maya Distribution, LLC Recalls Dragon Label Kratom Because Of Possible Salmonella Contamination

Maya Distribution, LLC of South Salt Lake City, Utah is voluntarily recalling Dragon Kratom labeled bottles and sealed packages of encapsulated and raw powder product because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. 

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

25-4-2018

Labrada Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in "Leanpro8" Protein Powder

Labrada Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in "Leanpro8" Protein Powder

Labrada Nutrition of Houston, TX, is recalling specific lots of its "LeanPro8" Protein Powder because they may contain undeclared egg protein. People who have allergies to egg protein run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-4-2018

Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products by Viable Solutions: Recall -Possible Salmonella Contamination

Certain Kratom-Containing Powder Products by Viable Solutions: Recall -Possible Salmonella Contamination

Viable Solutions of Nampa, ID has initiated a recall of certain Kratom-containing powder products, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result...

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-4-2018

Black Ant King tablets

Black Ant King tablets

Safety advisory

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

6-4-2018

"Organic Traditions Shatavari Powder" sold at Choices Markets Yaletown in Vancouver, B.C., contaminated with Salmonella

"Organic Traditions Shatavari Powder" sold at Choices Markets Yaletown in Vancouver, B.C., contaminated with Salmonella

Health Canada is advising Canadians that one lot of “Organic Traditions Shatavari Powder” is being voluntarily recalled by Advantage Health Matters Inc. Company testing found Salmonella bacteria contamination, which may pose serious health risks. According to Advantage Health Matters Inc., 13 units from the affected lot were distributed. Of the 13 units, only 2 packages, sold at Choices Markets Yaletown (1202 Richards Street) in Vancouver, B.C., have not been recovered.

Health Canada

28-3-2018

Public Notification: Black Lion Pill contains hidden drug ingredient

Public Notification: Black Lion Pill contains hidden drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Black Lion Pill, a product promoted and sold for sexual enhancement on various websites, including www.rakuten.com, and possibly in some retail stores.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

19-10-2018

#DYK: you shouldn’t wear deodorant, lotion or powder on the day of your mammogram. It may show up on the x-ray.  http://go.usa.gov/35cbh  #NationalMammographyDay

#DYK: you shouldn’t wear deodorant, lotion or powder on the day of your mammogram. It may show up on the x-ray. http://go.usa.gov/35cbh  #NationalMammographyDay

#DYK: you shouldn’t wear deodorant, lotion or powder on the day of your mammogram. It may show up on the x-ray. http://go.usa.gov/35cbh  #NationalMammographyDay

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

24-5-2018

Black Triangle Scheme: Information for sponsors

Black Triangle Scheme: Information for sponsors

Black Triangle Scheme - information updated May 2018

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

16-5-2018

EU/3/03/140 (Novartis Europharm Limited)

EU/3/03/140 (Novartis Europharm Limited)

EU/3/03/140 (Active substance: Tobramycin (inhalation powder)) - Transfer of orphan designation - Commission Decision (2018)3031 of Wed, 16 May 2018 European Medicines Agency (EMA) procedure number: EMEA/OD/072/02/T/02

Europe -DG Health and Food Safety