RACUPAK READY-TO-USE RODENTICIDE

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • RACUPAK READY-TO-USE RODENTICIDE
  • Class:
  • AgChem
  • Medicine domain:
  • Plants
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • RACUPAK READY-TO-USE RODENTICIDE
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic group:
  • INDUSTRIAL AND/OR DOMESTIC PREMISES | IN AND AROUND | PREMISES
  • Therapeutic area:
  • VERTEBRATE POISON
  • Therapeutic indications:
  • MOUSE - MUS SPP. | RAT

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Archived
  • Authorization number:
  • 33927
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

19-1-2019

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Modification of the existing maximum residue levels for spirotetramat in various crops

Published on: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the competent national authority in Belgium prepared a request to modify the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for the active substance spirotetramat in Florence fennels and rhubarbs. Furthermore, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer SAS submitted a request to the competent national authority in Austria to modify the existing MRLs for spirotetramat in the group of ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-1-2019

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Safety for the environment of vitamin D3 for salmonids

Published on: Thu, 17 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP Panel) of EFSA assessed the safety for the target species and the consumer of the use of a maximum total level of 1.5 mg vitamin D3/kg feed in fish nutrition (2017). The assessment was based on data that had been provided by the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (NFSA). Since the data set provided by the NFSA did not include any new information concerning the safety for the user and the environment...

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 and efficacy of 8‐mercapto‐p‐menthan‐3‐one and p‐menth‐1‐ene‐8‐thiol belonging to chemical group 20 when used as flavourings for all animal species

Safety and efficacy of 8‐mercapto‐p‐menthan‐3‐one and p‐menth‐1‐ene‐8‐thiol belonging to chemical group 20 when used as flavourings for all animal species

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA 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 two compounds belonging to chemical group 20 (aliphatic and aromatic mono‐ and di‐thiols and mono‐, di‐, tri‐, and polysulfides with or without additional oxygenated functional groups). 8‐Mercapto‐p‐menthan‐3‐one [12.038] and p‐menth‐1‐ene‐8‐thiol [12.085] are currently ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of benzoic acid as a technological feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Safety and efficacy of benzoic acid as a technological feed additive for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 The additive under assessment is pure benzoic acid (> 99.8%), manufactured in the form of flakes. It is intended to be used as a technological feed additive (acidity regulator) in feedingstuffs for weaned piglets and pigs for fattening, with maximum contents of 5,000 and 10,000 mg/kg complete feed, respectively. Benzoic acid is safe for weaned piglets at 5,000 mg/kg complete feed, and at 10,000 mg/kg complete feed for pigs for fattening. The use of benzoic acid in feedings...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

Genotoxicity assessment of chemical mixtures

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 This document provides guidance for communicators on how to communicate the various expressions of uncertainty described in EFSA's document: ‘Guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments’. It also contains specific guidance for assessors on how best to report the various expressions of uncertainty. The document provides a template for identifying expressions of uncertainty in scientific assessments and locating the specific guidance for each expression. The g...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

17-1-2019

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

Guidance on Communication of Uncertainty in Scientific Assessments

Published on: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 This document provides guidance for communicators on how to communicate the various expressions of uncertainty described in EFSA's document: ‘Guidance on uncertainty analysis in scientific assessments’. It also contains specific guidance for assessors on how best to report the various expressions of uncertainty. The document provides a template for identifying expressions of uncertainty in scientific assessments and locating the specific guidance for each expression. The g...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

TJX Canada recalls Aroma Home brand USB Heated Hotties

TJX Canada recalls Aroma Home brand USB Heated Hotties

The heating pads can overheat during use, posing a burn or fire hazard.

Health Canada

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of 3‐phytase FSF10000 as a feed additive for chickens for fattening or reared for laying, laying hens and minor poultry species

Safety and efficacy of 3‐phytase FSF10000 as a feed additive for chickens for fattening or reared for laying, laying hens and minor poultry species

Published on: Tue, 15 Jan 2019 The additive 3‐phytase FSF10000 is a solid product that contains a 3‐phytase produced by a genetically modified strain of Komagataella phaffii. A liquid formulation of the additive has been previously assessed by the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products of Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) and is currently authorised as a feed additive for poultry species. The applicant requested for the use of this new formulation of the additive in chickens for fattening or reared ...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Safety and efficacy of B‐Act® (Bacillus licheniformis DSM 28710) as a feed additive for turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the safety and efficacy of B‐Act® when used in feed for turkeys for fattening, reared for breeding and minor poultry species for fattening or raised for laying. B‐Act® is a preparation containing viable spores of a Bacillus licheniformis strain. This species is considered by EFSA to be suitable for the qua...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

16-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Safety and efficacy of Deccox® (decoquinate) for chickens for fattening

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 Deccox®, containing decoquinate as the active substance, is a feed additive intended to be used for the prevention of coccidiosis in chickens for fattening at a dose range of 20–40 mg/kg complete feed. Decoquinate from Deccox® is safe for chickens for fattening at the highest applied concentration in complete feed of 40 mg/kg. No practically relevant interactions with other additives or veterinary drugs exist except with bentonite. Decoquinate does not have antibacterial a...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Setting of an import tolerance for spiromesifen in coffee beans

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 In accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005, the applicant Bayer CropScience submitted a request to the competent national authority in Greece to set an import tolerance for the active substance spiromesifen in coffee beans. The data submitted in support of the request were found to be sufficient to derive a maximum residue level (MRL) proposal for coffee beans. Adequate analytical methods for enforcement are available to control the residues of spiromesife...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

EFSA's activities on emerging risks in 2017

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The main objectives of EFSA's activities on emerging risks are: (i) to carry out activities to identify emerging risks in the areas within the remit of EFSA; and (ii) to develop and improve emerging risk identification methodologies and approaches. The current technical report summarises the activities of all groups involved in the emerging risk identification procedure, the issues identified in the course of 2017, a description of methodologies being developed and collabo...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

15-1-2019

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials

Published on: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 The EFSA Panel on Food Contact Materials, Enzymes and Processing Aids (CEP) assessed the safety of montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HDTA) when used as an additive at up to ■■■■■ in polylactic acid (PLA) bottles intended for contact with water for long‐term storage at ambient temperature or below. The modified clay, which 90% w/w of the particles have a dimension of 33.1 μm or less and the average size is 9 μm, has a layered structure w...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Safety evaluation of the food enzyme glucose isomerase from Streptomyces murinus (strain NZYM‐GA)

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The food enzyme is a glucose isomerase (d‐xylose aldose‐ketose‐isomerase; EC 5.3.1.5) produced with a non‐genetically modified Streptomyces murinus strain NZYM‐GA by Novozymes A/S. The glucose isomerase is intended only to be used in an immobilised form in glucose isomerisation for the production of high fructose syrups. Residual amounts of total organic solids are removed by the purification steps applied during the production of high fructose syrups using the immobilised...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of selenomethionine produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 for all animal species

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 The Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion on the application for renewal of authorisation of organic form of selenium produced by Saccharomyces cerevisiae NCYC R397 (Alkosel®) for all animal species. The FEEDAP Panel has delivered two opinions (on 2007 and 2016) on the safety and efficacy of the additive. The additive is characterised as organic selenium mainly selenomethionine (63%); it was ini...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for rabbits for fattening

Safety and efficacy of HOSTAZYM® X (endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase) as a feed additive for rabbits for fattening

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 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 rabbits for fattening. HOSTAZYM® X contains endo‐1,4‐beta‐xylanase produced by a strain of Trichoderma citrinoviride and is available in liquid and solid formulations. It is authorised as a feed additive for chickens for fattening, turkeys f...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

12-1-2019

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Assessment of the application for renewal of authorisation of Lantharenol® (lanthanum carbonate octahydrate) for cats

Published on: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 Lantharenol® is a feed additive consisting of lanthanum carbonate octahydrate. It is currently authorised as a zootechnical additive (decrease in phosphorous excretion via urine) for cats; this opinion concerns the renewal of the authorisation. In 2007, the EFSA Panel on Additives and Products or Substances used in Animal Feed (FEEDAP) adopted an opinion on the safety and efficacy of Lantharenol® as a feed additive for cats. The applicant has provided data demonstrating th...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

11-1-2019

Health Canada safety review finds possible link between Fibristal and risk of liver injury

Health Canada safety review finds possible link between Fibristal and risk of liver injury

OTTAWA – Health Canada is informing Canadians that its safety review of Fibristal (ulipristal acetate) found a possible link between its use and the risk of a rare but serious liver injury.

Health Canada

10-1-2019

Public Notification: Slimina contains hidden drug ingredient

Public Notification: Slimina contains hidden drug ingredient

The Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers not to purchase or use Slimina, a product promoted and sold for weight loss on various websites, including www.effectivehealthyproducts.com, and possibly in some retail stores.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-1-2019

Public Notification: The Silver Bullet contains hidden drug ingredients

Public Notification: The Silver Bullet contains hidden drug ingredients

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

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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

4-1-2019

Shamrock Farms Issues Voluntary Recall of 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk Due to Undeclared Almonds

Shamrock Farms Issues Voluntary Recall of 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk Due to Undeclared Almonds

Shamrock Farms of Phoenix, Arizona is issuing a voluntary recall of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Best Before Date 3/16/2019. The recall comes after a product retain of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Use By 03/16/19 Time Stamp 08:18-11:13 04-05 #1, tested positive for an undeclared tree nut (almond) allergen.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

FDA permits marketing of a diagnostic test to aid in measuring nutrients in breast milk

FDA permits marketing of a diagnostic test to aid in measuring nutrients in breast milk

The FDA authorized use of a new test that measures nutrients in breast milk providing healthcare professionals with tool to aid in the nutritional management of newborns.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

21-12-2018

One lot of Equate brand Lens Care System and Multi-Purpose Solution voluntarily recalled because of a labelling error

One lot of Equate brand Lens Care System and Multi-Purpose Solution voluntarily recalled because of a labelling error

Teva Canada is voluntarily recalling one lot (Lot 150261) of two products because of a labelling error. While the outer carton of Equate brand Lens Care System is correctly labelled, the bottle within the carton is mislabelled as Equate brand Multi-Purpose Solution. Because of the labelling error, the company is recalling both products labelled with Lot 150261. Bottles labelled as Equate Multi-Purpose Solution should contain a 0.0001% w/v polyhexanide based disinfecting solution for rinsing. The mislabel...

Health Canada

21-12-2018

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

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

Published on: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessments carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State Italy for the pesticide active substance propanil and the assessment of applications for maximum residue levels (MRLs) are reported. The context of the peer review was that required by Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council. The conclusions were reached on the basis of the evaluation of t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

FDA review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death. They can occur with fluoroquinolones for systemic use given by mouth or through an injection.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

20-12-2018

Navien Inc. recalls Propane Conversion Kit for Condensing Tankless Water Heater and Combination Boiler

Navien Inc. recalls Propane Conversion Kit for Condensing Tankless Water Heater and Combination Boiler

Navien has identified a non-conforming specification in the natural gas (NG) to propane gas (LP) conversion kit that is supplied as an accessory with each unit. If the kit is installed in order to use propane gas rather than natural gas to fuel the unit, and if not properly vented, it could pose a risk of exposure to carbon monoxide.

Health Canada

20-12-2018

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

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

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

20-12-2018

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Outcome of the consultation with Member States, the applicant and EFSA on the pesticide risk assessment for mesotrione in light of confirmatory data

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) was asked by the European Commission to provide scientific assistance with respect to the risk assessment for an active substance in light of confirmatory data requested following approval in accordance with Article 6(1) of Directive 91/414/EEC and Article 6(f) of Regulation (EC) No 1107/2009. In this context EFSA's scientific views on the specific points raised during the commenting phase conducted with Member States, the applican...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

20-12-2018

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU)

Published on: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Cronartium spp. (non‐EU), a well‐defined and distinguishable group of fungal pathogens of the family Cronartiaceae. There are at least 40 species described within the Cronartium genus, of which two are considered native to the EU (C. gentianeum and C. pini) and one has been introduced in the 19th century (C. ribicola) and is now widespread in the EU – these t...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

19-12-2018


Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Draft guideline on requirements for the quality (production and control), safety and efficacy of allergen products for use in horses, dogs and cats - Revision 1

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

19-12-2018

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Safety and efficacy of vitamin B2 (riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt) for all animal species when used in water for drinking

Published on: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 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 vitamin B2 in the form of riboflavin 5′‐phosphate ester monosodium salt as an additive for all animal species for use in water for drinking. The additive under assessment is obtained from ■■■■■ a source of riboflavin produced by Ashbya gossypii. No information was provided on the identity and character...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority EFSA Journal

18-12-2018

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA updates warnings for oral and injectable fluoroquinolone antibiotics due to disabling side effects

FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA updates warnings for oral and injectable fluoroquinolone antibiotics due to disabling side effects

[07-26-2016] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved changes to the labels of fluoroquinolone antibacterial drugs for systemic use (i.e., taken by mouth or by injection).

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018

FDA Releases Annual Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed in 2017 for Use in Food-Producing Animals Showing Declines for Past Two Years

FDA Releases Annual Summary Report on Antimicrobials Sold or Distributed in 2017 for Use in Food-Producing Animals Showing Declines for Past Two Years

FDA has published its annual report summarizing 2017 sales and distribution of all antimicrobial drugs approved for use in food-producing animals. Data breakdown includes: drug class, medical importance, route of administration, indication, & dispensing status, as well as species-specific estimates.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

18-12-2018


Draft guideline on safety and residue data requirements for pharmaceutical veterinary medicinal products intended for minor use or minor species (MUMS)/limited market - Revision 2

Draft guideline on safety and residue data requirements for pharmaceutical veterinary medicinal products intended for minor use or minor species (MUMS)/limited market - Revision 2

Draft guideline on safety and residue data requirements for pharmaceutical veterinary medicinal products intended for minor use or minor species (MUMS)/limited market - Revision 2

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

17-12-2018

Michigan-based food manufacturer agrees to stop operations after repeated food safety violations

Michigan-based food manufacturer agrees to stop operations after repeated food safety violations

Saranac Brand Foods, Inc. specialized in a variety of 35 different ready-to-eat foods, including prepared salads, dips, and sauces.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

17-12-2018

New format requirements for Marketing Authorization submissions from 1 January 2019

New format requirements for Marketing Authorization submissions from 1 January 2019

The NeeS submission format will be discontinued for all applications submitted under the national procedure (NP), i.e. applications for variations, renewals etc. This change is related to medicinal products for human use. Parallel import and parallel distribution are not affected by this change.

Danish Medicines Agency

17-12-2018

Cannabis and Alcohol Use During the Holidays

Cannabis and Alcohol Use During the Holidays

December 17, 2018 For immediate release

Health Canada

14-12-2018

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe

FDA knows that some non-edible decorative glitters and dusts are promoted for use on foods. But consumers need to be aware that these materials, in fact, may contain materials that should not be eaten. Here’s how to tell if such materials are edible or not.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-12-2018

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance bromoxynil in light of negligible exposure data submitted

Peer review of the pesticide risk assessment for the active substance bromoxynil in light of negligible exposure data submitted

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 The conclusions of EFSA following the peer review of the initial risk assessment carried out by the competent authority of the rapporteur Member State France for the pesticide active substance bromoxynil are reported. The European Commission requested EFSA to conduct a peer review and provide its conclusions on whether exposure of humans to bromoxynil can be considered negligible, taking into account the European Commission's draft guidance on this topic. The conclusions w...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

14-12-2018

Statement on the safety of d‐ribose

Statement on the safety of d‐ribose

Published on: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 In 2018, the EFSA NDA Panel adopted the Scientific Opinion on the safety of d‐ribose as a novel food pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 when used in a variety of food, concluding that d‐ribose is safe for the general population at intake levels up to 36 mg/kg body weight (bw) per day, but that its safety at the intended uses and use levels as proposed by the applicant could not be established. Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA NDA Panel was aske...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the organic acids lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses and pork cuts

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the organic acids lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses and pork cuts

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 Studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of lactic and acetic acids to reduce microbiological surface contamination on pork carcasses pre‐chill and pork meat cuts post‐chill were assessed. Lactic acid treatments consisted of 2–5% solutions at temperatures of up to 80°C applied to carcasses by spraying or up to 55°C applied on cuts by spraying or dipping. Acetic acid treatments consisted of 2–4% solutions at temperatures of up to 40°C applied on carcasses by spraying or o...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

13-12-2018

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

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

Published on: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 This report of the European Food Safety Authority and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control presents the results of zoonoses monitoring activities carried out in 2017 in 37 European countries (28 Member States (MS) and nine non-MS). Campylobacteriosis was the commonest reported zoonosis and its EU trend for confirmed human cases increasing since 2008 stabilised during 2013–2017. The decreasing EU trend for confirmed human salmonellosis cases since 2008 end...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

10-12-2018

FDA clears mobile medical app to help those with opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs

FDA clears mobile medical app to help those with opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs

FDA clears a mobile medical application (app) to help increase retention (the amount of time a patient participates) in an outpatient treatment program for individuals with opioid use disorder

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-12-2018

Public Notification: On Demand contains hidden drug ingredient

Public Notification: On Demand contains hidden drug ingredient

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

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

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Magnesium citrate malate as a source of magnesium added for nutritional purposes to food supplements

Published on: Thu, 06 Dec 2018 The present scientific opinion deals with the assessment of the bioavailability of magnesium, from the proposed nutrient source, magnesium citrate malate (MgCM), when added for nutritional purposes to food supplements. MgCM is a mixed salt consisting of magnesium cations and citrate and malate anions, and with a magnesium content of 12–15%. MgCM is proposed to be used in food supplements that are intended to provide up to 300–540 mg/day magnesium. The data provided demonst...

Europe - EFSA - European Food Safety Authority Publications

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

6-12-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new strategic framework to advance use of real-world evidence to support development of drugs and biologics

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on FDA’s new strategic framework to advance use of real-world evidence to support development of drugs and biologics

FDA releases new strategic framework to advance use of real-world evidence to support development of drugs and biologics

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

6-12-2018

Formula Brands Inc. recalls Betty Crocker Single Serve Pod Coffee Maker

Formula Brands Inc. recalls Betty Crocker Single Serve Pod Coffee Maker

The affected product can overheat during use, posing a burn hazard.

Health Canada

14-1-2019


Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Answer to the request from the European Commission for updating the scientific advice on the impact on public health and animal health of the use of antibiotics in animals - Preliminary risk profiling for new antimicrobials

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

7-1-2019


Contact details of national competent authorities for requests to use a sticker to place the Unique Identifier on the outer/immediate packaging of centrally approved products

Contact details of national competent authorities for requests to use a sticker to place the Unique Identifier on the outer/immediate packaging of centrally approved products

Contact details of national competent authorities for requests to use a sticker to place the Unique Identifier on the outer/immediate packaging of centrally approved products

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

20-12-2018

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory  stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more

The use of necklaces, bracelets,& other jewelry marketed for relieving teething pain can lead to serious injuries or death & should not be used to reduce teething pain in infants or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs. Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xEaWn  pic.twitter.com/RScrgBUSYj

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-12-2018

#ICYMI: @US_FDA cleared a mobile medical app to help those with #opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs. Read more about the clearance here:  https://go.usa.gov/xE3ke  #FDA #MedicalDevice

#ICYMI: @US_FDA cleared a mobile medical app to help those with #opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs. Read more about the clearance here: https://go.usa.gov/xE3ke  #FDA #MedicalDevice

#ICYMI: @US_FDA cleared a mobile medical app to help those with #opioid use disorder stay in recovery programs. Read more about the clearance here: https://go.usa.gov/xE3ke  #FDA #MedicalDevice

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-12-2018


Guidance on the classification of veterinary medicinal products indicated for minor use minor species (MUMS) / limited market - Revsion 2

Guidance on the classification of veterinary medicinal products indicated for minor use minor species (MUMS) / limited market - Revsion 2

Guidance on the classification of veterinary medicinal products indicated for minor use minor species (MUMS) / limited market - Revsion 2

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018


EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use - Revision 1

EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use - Revision 1

EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use - Revision 1

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018


EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use

EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use

EudraVigilance access policy for medicines for veterinary use

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

14-12-2018


Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 10-13 December 2018

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 10-13 December 2018

Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 10-13 December 2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

12-12-2018


Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Exondys, eteplirsen, Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne, Date of refusal: 20/09/2018, Status: Refused

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Exondys, eteplirsen, Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne, Date of refusal: 20/09/2018, Status: Refused

Human medicines European public assessment report (EPAR): Exondys, eteplirsen, Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne, Date of refusal: 20/09/2018, Status: Refused

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

11-12-2018


Ofloxacin (topical use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002204/201804

Ofloxacin (topical use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002204/201804

Ofloxacin (topical use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002204/201804

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

7-12-2018


Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 4-6 December 2018

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 4-6 December 2018

Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use (CVMP) meeting of 4-6 December 2018

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

7-12-2018


Ofloxacin (systemic use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002203/201804

Ofloxacin (systemic use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002203/201804

Ofloxacin (systemic use): List of nationally authorised medicinal products - PSUSA/00002203/201804

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency

4-12-2018


Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Overview of comments received on Ibuprofen 200 – 800 mg oral use, immediate release formulations product-specific bioequivalence guidance

Europe - EMA - European Medicines Agency